Written by Matt Miller | June 12th, 2012
Wind and solar offer the promise of a clean energy future. But can these renewables be developed without threatening wildlife and native habitats?
Written by Jeff Opperman | November 13th, 2009
I just started writing this blog on freshwater conservation, so I should be talking about river flows and floodplain fisheries and such. But last night I saw Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band perform in Cleveland and I can’t get it out of my head. In his words, Springsteen was continuing the “lifelong conversation” [...]
Written by Eddie Game | August 19th, 2009
Conservation is often a game of numbers. Numerical goals, such as protecting 10% of all habitat types, often form the backbone of both international and national conservation policy. Within The Nature Conservancy, numbers like these appear in our 2015 goal (to effectively conserve 10 percent of every major habitat type on Earth by the year [...]
Written by Erik Meijaard | February 16th, 2009
I spend quite a bit of my time flying through the Indonesian archipelago. On-board entertainment consists mostly of reruns of a hidden camera program called “Just for Laughs,” where practical jokes are played on innocent passers-by. Although the jokes can be pretty lame, it provides a perfect source of silent fun. Sometimes the whole plane [...]