Written by Bob Bendick | October 16th, 2012
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.
Written by Rob McDonald | June 18th, 2012
We live in the Anthropocene — the Age of Man on our planet, say most scientists. But Conservancy scientist Rob McDonald asks: Do we actually have the scientific knowledge to manage Spaceship Earth… or replace its natural systems?
Written by Bob Lalasz | October 10th, 2011
Is the idea of timeless nature a myth — and could we make nature even better than it is “naturally”? The author of the new book “Rambunctious Garden” has some surprising answers.
Written by Peter Kareiva | September 30th, 2009
In 50 years, many parts of the world will be unrecognizable because of climate change, population growth, shifting agriculture, new energy sources, hundreds of new cities and imperiled water supplies. The pressures of the climate crisis, coupled with the global recession, are pushing the conservation movement to reexamine many of its core assumptions. There is […]