Written by Mark Tercek | July 11th, 2013
Sometimes global conservation challenges seem so overwhelming that we don’t even know where to begin. But Solution Search, a global contest to find successful innovation in conservation, aims to change that.
Written by Nicole Levins | September 24th, 2012
Written by Evan Girvetz | August 20th, 2012
Whether you look globally or locally, the last several months featured heat, heat and more heat. And with a renowned NASA scientist saying this is part of a new trend toward warmer summers, how can we prepare?
Written by Nicole Levins | November 2nd, 2011
Written by Evan Girvetz | October 11th, 2010
How can conservation become more relevant to poor people around the world? Partner with global development organizations — or risk irrelevance, says the Conservancy’s Evan Girvetz.
Written by Bob Lalasz | December 29th, 2009
5 fascinating and fresh green stories…from the Internet, no less! Will rising CO2 levels in the atmosphere lead to louder oceans? (EcoGeek) Climate change is causing plants and animals to shift their habitat ranges — but will it be fast enough? (EcoWorldly) Carbon prices are falling on European markets — should governments set a price […]
Written by Eric Haxthausen | December 6th, 2009
The White House made an interesting and important announcement last Friday that increases the odds of a successful outcome at the UN climate summit that convenes this Monday in Copenhagen. For the past year, the negotiators of the other countries that will be assembling in Copenhagen have been waiting for the United States to provide […]
Written by Chrissy Schwinn | December 3rd, 2009
Next week this time, The Nature Conservancy’s climate change team will be in Copenhagen for the long-awaited international climate negotiations. It’s been a long road, with many but not all milestones being passed. Last week, we saw an announcement that President Obama will go to Copenhagen, with proposed emissions reductions targets from the United States […]
Written by Chrissy Schwinn | August 14th, 2009
Here’s a guest post from Suzy Menazza, a senior policy advisor for The Nature Conservancy for the Asia-Pacific region, from the international climate negotiations just concluded in Bonn: Suzy Menazza: “What we have is 200 pages of incomprehensible nonsense” — that’s how UNFCCC Executive Secretary Yvo De Boer commented on the status of the negotiations […]
Written by Rebecca Goldman | August 4th, 2009
I am guessing that few if any people reading this would picture people when they think about an ecosystem. I know when I think ecosystems, I think plants, animals, rivers, etc., but not people. Ecosystems are about nature. People aren’t nature, right? But, by definition, there is nothing that excludes people from being part of […]