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 Nicole Levins | January 25th, 2012
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 David Cleary | November 10th, 2011
Brazil’s Forest Code and its rules on deforestation will soon be updated. David Cleary looks at both sides of the debate and makes a bold prediction about the most likely outcome.
Written by Darci Palmquist | October 12th, 2011
A new study says “yes” and offers a road map for getting there. But it’s going to take a lot of hard work, cooperation and innovation… find out what the solutions are.
Written by Mark Tercek | August 12th, 2011
Our president and CEO looks at this new approach to conservation in America and explains the benefits it will provide to one of America’s most important large natural systems.
Written by Sanjayan | August 12th, 2011
At the final camp of the expedition Sanjayan reflects on the meaning of the journey and what lies ahead for this vast land and the people that call it home.
Written by Sanjayan | August 9th, 2011
Sanjayan found a kayaking legend who would teach him everything he needed to know before the expedition on the river. Well, he did leave out one minor detail.
Written by Sanjayan | August 8th, 2011
The buggy evening, without a spot of wind, was transformed near midnight into a gale. We had picked out campsite designed for the views and to catch the slightest breeze; we were unprepared for the hard rain.
Written by Sanjayan | August 3rd, 2011
Overnight, a storm gathered in silence and quickly pounced. The hot windless evening of yesterday has been replaced by lashing rain and gale force winds. Our tents are anchored with heavy rocks, and yet we fear to leave them empty for too long lest they are tossed into the river.