Written by Madeline Van Tassel | March 1st, 2013
The Conservancy is raising awareness of how much water we really use in our daily lives, culminating in a celebration of World Water Day on March 22. Help us spread the word!
Written by Mark Tercek | February 14th, 2013
More than 1 billion people face daily water shortages, and within the next 20 years, more than half the world’s population could face water shortages. Our CEO sits down with the new Global Freshwater Program Director to find out where to go from here.
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.
Written by Darci Palmquist | December 4th, 2012
She’s a cyclocross racer, archer and expert negotiator on behalf of watersheds local and global—meet our director of conservation science in Iowa.
Written by Darci Palmquist | November 22nd, 2012
Do you know how much water it takes to turn on your lights? Or how many fish are imperiled when you power up your computer? A new study takes stock of how our energy choices impact water and fish.
Written by Jeff Opperman | November 19th, 2012
Though NBC’s Revolution is a work of fiction, there are many — too many — people here in the real world that rely on firewood as a source of light and fuel.
Written by Sanjayan | November 13th, 2012
A mountain of foam from a local creek consumed the road that Conservancy lead scientist, Sanjayan, was traveling on in Africa. With fresh water an increasingly important – and scarce – commodity, what can be done to protect it?
Written by Jeff Opperman | November 11th, 2012
A healthy watershed is a prerequisite for clean water, and that’s one of the (admittedly few) things the characters in NBC’s Revolution have working in their favor.
Written by Jeff Opperman | November 5th, 2012
We’re working with our friends on NBC’s new drama Revolution to incorporate green elements — or “winks” — in every upcoming episode.
Written by Micah Bennett | October 11th, 2012
Louisiana has historically been a water-rich state, but that could change as sea-level rise and scarcity problems come closer. See how scientists are helping devise a state-wide water plan.