Tag: Grasslands

Proof Is in the Cheetah

Written by | March 28th, 2012

 (0)

In the harsh aridlands of northern Kenya, a community project is helping restore grasslands, wildlife and people’s livelihoods.

Nature Brains: The Key to Protecting Grasslands?

Written by | February 2nd, 2012

 (2)

What’s the best way to protect the world’s dwindling grasslands from conversion to agriculture or parking lots? A new study holds some answers.

Nature Brains: Conserving Grasslands Can Help Millions of People

Written by | December 22nd, 2011

 (4)

Can saving nature also help lift people out of poverty? A new Conservancy study finds a simple and scalable solution for grassland communities around the world.

Jevons Paradox: When Doing More with Less Isn’t Enough

Written by | September 1st, 2011

 (4)

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.

Cutting Conservation Cannot Fix the Deficit

Written by | July 15th, 2011

 (1)

A hundred years ago Theodore Roosevelt said, “There can be no greater issue than that of conservation in this country.” Mark Tercek explains why this is still true.

State of the Birds 2010: Aridlands, Grasslands, and Forests

Written by | March 18th, 2010

 (1)

Birds of aridlands, grasslands and forests will be least affected by climate change, according to the State of the Birds 2010 report. But that doesn’t mean these species are out of the woods.

State of the Birds 2010: Climate Change

Written by | March 15th, 2010

 (3)

Which bird species will get hit the hardest by climate change? Bird expert and report co-author Dave Mehlman tells us in the first of his week-long series of posts.

Climate Change Legislation: Adaptation Sees Movement in the Senate

Written by | October 29th, 2009

 (1)

Momentum is building on Capitol Hill for addressing a crucial piece of the climate change puzzle — ecosystem-based adaptation. Why is helping nature adapt to climate change important? Because natural systems serve as the backbone of public health and the nation’s economy — everything from providing clean water and air and protecting communities from catastrophic […]

U.S. State of the Birds: A Report Whose Time Has Come

Written by | March 19th, 2009

 (0)

The first ever U.S. State of the Birds report was issued today, in hard copy with an accompanying web site. The Nature Conservancy also has launched a great website that pulls together the report, a map of U.S. bird habitat, and other important bird information. Why is this report so critical? Because it pulls together […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, March 4

Written by | March 4th, 2009

 (0)

You can now volunteer to monitor the effects of climate change on plants in your backyard. Or you can also cut down forests illegally in Sumatra and get eaten by a tiger. Your call. Find out more about your choices for today — and other weird and interesting green news in (as always) Cool Green […]

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...



About Conservancy Talk

We're green. We're nature-lovers. We are Conservancy Talk. Hear Nature Conservancy staff and invited experts share their voices on today’s conservation issues — in our uniquely rigorous, science-based way. Learn more