Written by Jack Hurd | January 31st, 2014
More than half of the wood products consumed in major markets come from somewhere else. In 2010, the United States was the top buyer of wood furniture from the Asia Pacific region. That might just include your favorite chair.
Written by Megan Sheehan | August 16th, 2013
Orangutans are in trouble because their habitat is diminishing at an unsustainable rate. This World Orangutan Day, we take a look at their plight.
Written by Jack Hurd | February 12th, 2013
In honor of Valentine’s Day, Jack Hurd examines the history of the cacao bean and explains how you can make sure your chocolate is responsibly harvested.
Written by Jack Hurd | January 3rd, 2013
Jack Hurd makes some New Year’s resolutions for 2013 and introduces a fun new infographic that explains how individuals can help save Asia-Pacific’s forests.
Written by Jack Hurd | November 5th, 2012
In Lao PDR, new options are making sustainable forest management the best choice for local people and businesses alike.
Written by Mark Tercek | April 18th, 2012
Mark Tercek, president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, knows the challenges are enormous. So why is he optimistic about our opportunity to help China achieve a sustainable future?
Written by Jack Hurd | February 29th, 2012
The Conservancy’s Jack Hurd explores what Myanmar’s recent unthawing means for its incredibly vast and valuable teak forests.
Written by Mark Tercek | January 20th, 2012
While the world debates the best ways to address climate change, Mark Tercek says that one strategy is a “no brainer.” Find out which.
Written by Jack Hurd | December 12th, 2011
The winds of change are blowing in Burma. What does that mean for the country’s ample forests and natural resources? The Conservancy’s Jack Hurd weighs in.
Written by Jack Hurd | July 20th, 2011
Saving the world’s forests, and the species that depend on them, is very much like having relatives over for Thanksgiving dinner. The Conservancy’s Jack Hurd explains.