Tag: clean water

Water Q&A with Our Scientist: Live on February 10

Written by | February 1st, 2011

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Our freshwater expert Jeff Opperman answered your questions about one of today’s hottest topics via a live video chat—watch the replay now.

Mark Tercek at the World Economic Forum: Part 2

Written by | January 28th, 2011

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The Conservancy’s president and CEO shares his thoughts about a hot topic at Davos—the growing scarcity of natural resources and what that means for us all.

Mark Tercek at the World Economic Forum: Part 1

Written by | January 27th, 2011

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The Conservancy’s president and CEO blogs from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where he’s participating in discussions about environmental sustainability, human well-being and more.

Blog Action Day: Healthy Water Comes From Healthy Nature

Written by | October 15th, 2010

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Water’s the theme for this year’s Blog Action Day — and Conservancy scientist Jeff Opperman reminds us healthy water comes from healthy nature…a connection that water infrastructure planners need to heed.

Cool Green Morning: Friday, October 15

Written by | October 15th, 2010

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It’s Blog Action Day 2010! More than 4,600 blogs from 134 countries are looking to spark a global discussion about this year’s topic, water. We’ll have a post by Jeff Opperman, the Conservancy’s senior advisor for sustainable hydropower, later today. For now, here are some water stories that caught our eye this morning.

  1. See 5 facts about what you might not know, but you should. (Blog Action Day)
  2. Here are 5 simple ways to conserve water. (Mashable)
  3. Is the U.S. already past the point of peak water? (Treehugger)
  4. Senator John Kerry explains why it’s clear there is a worldwide water crisis. (Change.org)
  5. Check out this roundup of cool water-themed apps. (Mobiletuts+)

Where Have All The Naturalists Gone?

Written by | April 5th, 2010

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It’s fashionable now for conservationists to diss naturalists as caring about wildlife more than people. Time to give that contempt a rethink, says the Conservancy’s Matt Miller.

Tony Soprano, Atlantic City, and…Conservation?

Written by | December 10th, 2009

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With 1,174 residents per square mile, it is the most densely populated state in the country. Its “Meadowlands” is not known for wildlife diversity, but rather football diversity (the only stadium home to two NFL teams). The longest hike many visitors may take is along Atlantic City’s neon-lit boardwalk. In short, New Jersey is probably […]

Conservation? The Economy? People? It’s All the Same Conversation

Written by | September 2nd, 2009

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There is a growing demand from science, from policy and from conservation itself to include people in conservation. In the meantime, conservationists are still trying to figure out how to best conserve habitats and species and now how to do this with climate change. Now we’re piling on people, too? But I would argue that […]

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