Written by Lisa Shipley | June 23rd, 2014
How the 22-year-old daughter of five generations of Georgia farmers is helping to change the face of agriculture in the Flint River Basin.
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 | August 16th, 2013
Why would The Nature Conservancy choose to work with the operator of the largest dam in the world? Read CEO Mark Tercek’s take on a new alliance to improve how dams on the Yangtze are designed.
Written by Mark Tercek | August 6th, 2013
Mark Tercek talks with Acumen Fund CEO Jacqueline Novogratz about poverty, the environment and creating long-term change.
Written by Megan Sheehan | May 13th, 2013
Written by Wayne Klockner | May 3rd, 2013
By 2050, the Earth’s population is expected to exceed 9 billion, and our climate is changing at a rate even faster than anticipated. How can we continue to meet the needs of nature and people?
Written by Mark Tercek | May 1st, 2013
Should environmentalists say no to meat? Our CEO Mark Tercek, a long-time vegetarian turned vegan, tackles this tough question and offers solutions that even meat-eaters may like.
Written by Mark Tercek | April 17th, 2013
The idea of natural capital — that Earth’s lands, waters and biodiversity are vital assets — has spread like fire. CEO Mark Tercek interviews Gretchen Daily about how we can now channel this awareness and energy into real-world action.
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | April 10th, 2013
New watering restrictions in Fort Collins, Colorado are a stark reminder that it’s up to us to chart a smarter course toward meeting the future needs of our thirsty cities.
Written by Giulio Boccaletti | March 21st, 2013
In a world of seven billion people – with three billion new consumers coming on stage by 2030 – finding a more effective model for water will require a suite of solutions. And nature is the common thread.