Written by Darci Palmquist | November 22nd, 2012
Do you know how much water it takes to turn on your lights? Or how many fish are imperiled when you power up your computer? A new study takes stock of how our energy choices impact water and fish.
Written by Matt Miller | October 29th, 2012
Eagles that ride with Mongolian horsemen, eagles that are worshipped, eagles that attack and eat people: The “world’s most fascinating bird” is even wilder than you think. A review of Stephen Bodio’s latest book, An Eternity of Eagles.
Written by Eddie Game | October 22nd, 2012
You love nature and science. And you love your smartphone. Here are 3 ways these seemingly disparate loves can come together.
Written by Justin Kozak | October 19th, 2012
Intern Justin Kozak learned a few things when he bought his first car—lessons that he’s applying today at his internship with the Conservancy to create a science-based decision process for restoration in Louisiana’s Atchafalaya River Basin.
Written by Darci Palmquist | October 18th, 2012
“Where Does Your Water Come From?” is an interactive map that gives you direct access to the latest science and data on the sources of your drinking water. Learn about the scientific process and cool technology behind this first-of-its-kind map.
Written by Darci Palmquist | October 16th, 2012
Amazon conservation is her area of expertise, Alaskan malamutes are her favorite dogs–meet a Conservancy scientist helping lower global deforestation and secure indigenous rights.
Written by Anne Hayden | October 15th, 2012
Louisiana’s Atchafalaya Basin is gaining land, which seems like a good thing in an era of rising sea levels, right? Conservancy intern Anne Hayden explains what shifting sands mean in this landscape already altered by people.
Written by Micah Bennett | October 11th, 2012
Louisiana has historically been a water-rich state, but that could change as sea-level rise and scarcity problems come closer. See how scientists are helping devise a state-wide water plan.
Written by Matt Miller | October 10th, 2012
Follow bison herds; record bison as they fight, bellow and urinate on themselves; collect bison bones; repeat. It’s just another “day at the office” for these student researchers from Gustavus Adolphus College.