Written by Adam Bloom | January 28th, 2014
In today’s green news, a glimpse into ancient forest management and bad news for the big fish and the small fish.
- Warmer seas are causing species of fish to mature earlier, stunting their maximum length by up to 29% in the North Sea (The Guardian)
- Indigenous peoples have been carefully managed the rainforests of Asia for 11,000 years by seamlessly clearing pockets of vegetation for agriculture, new findings reveal. (Mongabay)
- A large shark was killed off the coast of Western Australia, the first to be connected to a new shark cull that was put into place to prevent human fatalities. (CNN)
Written by Gina Cosentino | October 16th, 2013
Conservationists are in the human rights business even though many don’t think of conservation in this way. On Blog Action Day, we’re taking a closer look at the Conservancy’s human rights-based approach to conservation.
Written by Gina Cosentino | August 8th, 2013
World Indigenous Day is August 9 and our Global Director for Indigenous and Communal Conservation takes a closer look at how conservation can support Indigenous peoples’ rights.
Written by Katherine Sather | June 10th, 2011
In the 1960s and 70s, Billy Frank Jr. was arrested some 50 times—all in the name of salmon. Now he’s 80 years old, and still fighting. Find out why.
Written by Sanjayan | December 23rd, 2010
A project that will improve the lives of thousands of people and forever change how we define what’s possible in conservation–it doesn’t get better than this, says our lead scientist.
Written by Jack Hurd | December 17th, 2010
Thanks to a decade-long partnership, The Nature Conservancy may help bring some responsible (and delicious) options to your Valentine’s Day wish list.