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 Mark Tercek | April 11th, 2013
Our CEO Mark Tercek speaks with writer and environmentalist Bill McKibben about his thoughts on the Keystone XL pipeline, how environmental organizations can get more done and what he would do if he had Mark’s job leading the Conservancy.
Written by Bill Ulfelder | January 24th, 2013
Our blogger follows his grandfather’s advice and travels to the Amazon. But will it be there for his grandchildren to see?
Written by Dustin Solberg | December 21st, 2012
In Alaska, the holidays are not the only time of year people give back. Catching salmon – and sharing it with others – is at the center of everyday life.
Written by Mark Tercek | January 20th, 2012
While the world debates the best ways to address climate change, Mark Tercek says that one strategy is a “no brainer.” Find out which.
Written by Michael Looker | October 24th, 2011
A National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence reminds us that losses of indigenous peoples, cultures, and languages lead directly to environmental damage.