Written by Taylor Hawes | March 27th, 2014
When Taylor Hawes first became director of the Conservancy’s Colorado River Program, people told her she was crazy. But is the Colorado River really a lost cause? As water flows today, Hawes sees hope for the hopeless.
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 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 | September 9th, 2013
Markets are not the solution to all water problems, but offer an example of the innovation needed for sustainable management of this precious resource.
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 25th, 2013
When it comes to water, an emerging theme is beginning to play out: investing in nature is a smart development strategy.
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 Sarah Davidson | May 8th, 2013
An Earth Day 6K walk aims to raise awareness of the average distance women and children must walk every single day in Africa and Asia to collect water. The time to address global water challenges is now.