Tag: conservation issues

From Idaho to Argentina: A Conservation Manager’s Perspective

Written by | April 3rd, 2014

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Forty years ago, Idaho communities and The Nature Conservancy came together to protect Silver Creek, now a widely-heralded conservation success and world-famous trout stream. Is a similar story beginning in Argentina? Silver Creek conservation manager Dayna Gross reflects.

Rules of Engagement: Solomon Islanders Prepare for Mining

Written by | November 6th, 2013

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With mining proposed across the Solomon Islands, how will the decisions and agreements made now shape the country’s future?

Behind the Scenes: Photographing and Filming in Palau

Written by | October 23rd, 2013

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Conservation photographer Ian Shive travels to Palau and takes us underwater and in the air — and reveals what it’s like to photograph this magical and irreplaceable world.

The Green Buzz: Friday, August 23

Written by | August 23rd, 2013

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  • Colorado forest fires captured in stunning time lapse VIDEO. (HuffPo)
  • There’s nothing devilish about these little guys! Tasmanian Devils to be released back in Australia. (Guardian)
  • The truth about bees & National Honey Bee Day. (Guardian)
  • All of the lights! All, of the lights! Northern Lights forecast (HuffPo)
  • Ever wonder where Whale Sharks come from? (National Geographic)
  • Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Bill McKibben

    Written by | April 11th, 2013

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    Our CEO Mark Tercek speaks with writer and environmentalist Bill McKibben about his thoughts on the Keystone XL pipeline, how environmental organizations can get more done and what he would do if he had Mark’s job leading the Conservancy.

    Creative Conservation

    Written by | October 16th, 2012

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    No place, not even Yellowstone in winter, is unaffected by human impacts. This means every place requires some form of management, even if only to protect what remains of its “natural” condition.

    Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, March 15

    Written by | March 15th, 2011

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    What’s cool and green and read all over?

    1. Who’s afraid for/of the big bad wolf? asks our lead scientist, Sanjayan. (Huffington Post Green)
    2. Camera traps reveal the secret world of wild animals. (Wired Science)
    3. Keep these 15 conservation issues on your radar. (Mongabay)
    4. Ask Umbra says that nail polish isn’t that great for you or for the environment. (Grist)
    5. Americans are more supportive of offshore drilling than they were a year ago, according to a new Gallup poll. (Green House)
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