Written by Mark Tercek | March 21st, 2014
How to build a better dam? It’s all about looking at the bigger picture and finding common ground, write Mark Tercek and Giulio Boccaletti.
Written by Michael Reuter | December 3rd, 2013
With colossal dams interrupting the Yangtze River, it’s easy to say the river is gone. But large rivers are more resilient than that and what we do now will be invaluable for the many rivers around the world facing their own uncertain futures.
Written by Megan Sheehan | November 7th, 2013
Written by Michael Reuter | September 16th, 2013
George C. Grugett helped bring forth the “room for our rivers” approach to managing our water resources — and it’s one that should be used more often.
Written by Giulio Boccaletti | August 20th, 2013
Hydropower may be controversial, but NGOs must engage with the hydropower community to ensure the impact is positive, says our managing director of global freshwater.
Written by Mark Tercek | August 16th, 2013
Why would The Nature Conservancy choose to work with the operator of the largest dam in the world? Read CEO Mark Tercek’s take on a new alliance to improve how dams on the Yangtze are designed.
Written by Giulio Boccaletti | July 19th, 2013
The world’s water crisis isn’t actually about water, says the Conservancy’s Global Freshwater Director. The crisis is really about us and our capacity to invest and manage water for the long term.
Written by Bob Bendick | May 23rd, 2013
America’s water policy can be more cost-effective and better at encouraging the long term health of America’s waterways — that’s why the passing of the Water Resources Development Act is a step in the right direction to better water resource strategy.
Written by Giulio Boccaletti | March 21st, 2013
In a world of seven billion people – with three billion new consumers coming on stage by 2030 – finding a more effective model for water will require a suite of solutions. And nature is the common thread.
Written by Jeff Opperman | January 29th, 2013
Get the skinny on mischievous monkeys, freshwater dolphins and travel in Southeast Asia from Conservancy scientist Jeff Opperman’s two children, who recently returned from a 1,500-mile journey down the Mekong River.