Written by Megan Sheehan | October 10th, 2013
Written by Kameran Onley | October 8th, 2013
The federal government shutdown has closed the 400-plus national parks. Has it taken a shutdown to show just how much Americans value the nation’s lands and waters?
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | October 8th, 2013
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | October 4th, 2013
Fall is a season for color lovers. We culled through the Conservancy’s photo archive in search of the best fall foliage photos. These are our top 10.
Written by Megan Sheehan | October 3rd, 2013
Today’s green news is filled with weird climate change effects and, yes, zombies.
- The world’s oceans are declining much faster than anyone thought, thanks to climate change, overfishing and pollution. (BBC News)
- Turns out car exhaust is confusing honeybees to death. (The Atlantic Cities)
- More bad news for bees: these huge Asian hornets are stinging people to death and killing bees in Europe. Yikes! (Grist)
- What can zombies teach us about the spread of disease? A lot, apparently. (MNN)
- As sea ice shrinks, tens of thousands of walruses are gathering on land. (National Geographic)
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | October 1st, 2013
Written by Trevor Martin | September 20th, 2013
Written by Sarah Davidson | September 19th, 2013
We should be considering natural infrastructure along with man-made structures like dams to help us manage our water resources.
Written by Trevor Martin | September 16th, 2013
The Nature Conservancy offices reopened today in Boulder, Colorado after historic flooding caused evacuations and flooding along the Front Range of Colorado. We’re glad everyone is safe!
- Does food waste help or hinder the environment? Here’s one take on it…(Macomb Daily)
- What’s that buzzing? After 25 years the short haired bumblebee is making a comeback (Guardian)
- Case for climate change is overwhelming, say scientists (Guardian)
- In Germany, schools in different states are slowly starting to incorporate the subject of sustainability into their syllabus (DW)
- Scottish Wind Farms produce a more expensive form of electricity due to higher costs of production (Guardian)
Written by Trevor Martin | September 13th, 2013