Written by Jack Hurd | October 12th, 2012
A changing world is squeezing the coastal and forest-dwelling communities that need nature to survive. How can we help protect these people and nature?
Written by Dave Connell | December 20th, 2009
Nature Conservancy policy analysts and scientists are at the UN climate summit in Copenhagen for the next two weeks — and are reporting the latest developments here on Cool Green Science. Click through and then scroll down to read these late-breaking reports and more: Saturday, December 19, 2009, 12:55 PM: Copenhagen Accord Results in a […]
Written by Chrissy Schwinn | June 11th, 2009
Round Two in the 2009 climate negotiations is underway in Bonn, Germany. The Nature Conservancy has a small team here pushing forward on our objectives for a new global climate agreement that will be finalized this December in Copenhagen. Last week I outlined why we are here and what success means for The Nature Conservancy […]
Written by Alison Green | June 4th, 2009
There has been much excitement recently regarding the Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI) — a pathbreaking commitment by the governments of Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, the Philippines, East Timor and Malaysia to protect marine resources in the region known as the Coral Triangle, which is the most biodiverse marine area on the planet. […]
Written by Chrissy Schwinn | May 18th, 2009
Friday’s emails here at the Conservancy were swirling with excitement about what some have called “one of the most important conservation advances of all time” — the Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries, and Food Security (CTI). And I have to agree with that enthusiastic assessment. When have we ever heard of six governments […]
Written by Chrissy Schwinn | May 8th, 2009
Not all conservationists are in the jungle discovering new species and measuring tree cover, or counting reef species in crystal clear tropical seas. Some make the biggest difference in conference rooms.