Written by Erin Myers-Madeira | June 26th, 2014
From a jail cell to triumph. How indigenous communities in Indonesia are working to secure the legal right to manage the forests that have sustained them for generations.
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 Adam Bloom | January 28th, 2014
In today’s green news, a glimpse into ancient forest management and bad news for the big fish and the small fish.
- Warmer seas are causing species of fish to mature earlier, stunting their maximum length by up to 29% in the North Sea (The Guardian)
- Indigenous peoples have been carefully managed the rainforests of Asia for 11,000 years by seamlessly clearing pockets of vegetation for agriculture, new findings reveal. (Mongabay)
- A large shark was killed off the coast of Western Australia, the first to be connected to a new shark cull that was put into place to prevent human fatalities. (CNN)
Written by Mark Tercek | January 24th, 2014
Mark Tercek, CEO of The Nature Conservancy, and Brett Jenks, CEO of Rare, discuss why the two organizations have decided not to merge. Together, we can achieve better results for conservation as highly aligned, but independent, organizations.
Written by Gina Cosentino | October 16th, 2013
Conservationists are in the human rights business even though many don’t think of conservation in this way. On Blog Action Day, we’re taking a closer look at the Conservancy’s human rights-based approach to conservation.
Written by Charles Bedford | September 16th, 2013
Charles Bedford has been going to Mongolia for many years and we recently caught up with him after his most recent visit to attend the Mongolia Green Development Conference in UlaanBaatar, a conference held to mark the 5th anniversary of the Conservancy’s Mongolia program.
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 Gina Cosentino | August 8th, 2013
World Indigenous Day is August 9 and our Global Director for Indigenous and Communal Conservation takes a closer look at how conservation can support Indigenous peoples’ rights.
Written by Megan Sheehan | July 31st, 2013
Written by Trevor Martin | June 14th, 2013