Written by Trevor Martin | June 20th, 2013
Could you leave the city-life and live in a forest full-time? Thomas Backlund shares his story of leaving his apartment and job to get closer to nature.
Written by Eddie Game | August 27th, 2012
Replanting forests to improve water supplies only works depending on the type of tree, according to a new study. Conservancy scientist Eddie Game explains the findings.
Written by Jack Hurd | February 29th, 2012
The Conservancy’s Jack Hurd explores what Myanmar’s recent unthawing means for its incredibly vast and valuable teak forests.
Written by Dustin Solberg | February 24th, 2012
A salmon stream in Alaska was once so damaged it was thought to be beyond repair, and it had a name that reflected that feeling. Now the stream, and it’s new name, are beautiful examples of restoration.
Written by Jack Hurd | November 7th, 2011
The second Asia-Pacific Forest Week is taking place in Beijing this week. Find out how the Conservancy is playing a major role and why this conference halfway around the world could impact your daily life.
Written by Rob McDonald | September 1st, 2011
Energy efficiency leads to lower energy prices—but will that mean more energy consumption? One in-vogue theory says yes, but Conservancy scientist Rob McDonald says it’s not so hot.
Written by Darci Palmquist | May 5th, 2011
Written by Lex Hovani | September 24th, 2010
When it was first introduced in 2005 REDD was a revelation in forest conservation. Five years later a Conservancy scientist looks at a region where its principles are being implemented and measures the impact so far.
Written by Erik Meijaard | March 12th, 2009
Erik receives a photo of a 5-foot earthworm from Borneo and goes on a quest to find out which species it is. Unaware of the complexity of earthworm taxonomy, he fails miserably, but enjoys the search anyway.
Written by Erik Meijaard | February 13th, 2009
Erik makes the case why logging of tropical rainforests is not necessarily bad