Tag: Jonathan Hoekstra

3 Holiday Wishes for Kids

Written by | December 22nd, 2011

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You can’t find these gifts in any store, but you can find them in nature. Scientist Jon Hoekstra shares his hopes for kids today.

Is Something Wrong with the Scientific Method? Part 2

Written by | January 27th, 2011

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When scientific study results get harder to reproduce, does that mean science is in crisis? Conservancy scientists Rob McDonald, Doria Gordon and Joe Fargione respond to a New Yorker article.

Is Something Wrong with the Scientific Method? Part 1

Written by | January 21st, 2011

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Are scientific studies proving harder and harder to replicate — and what does that mean for conservation? Conservancy scientists Jon Hoekstra and Jensen Montambault respond to a New Yorker article.

The Gulf Needs a Restoration Economy

Written by | November 5th, 2010

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Was the Gulf oil spill actually good for the region’s economy? Maybe in the short-term — but the Gulf needs a long-term restoration economy, says Conservancy scientist Jonathan Hoekstra.

Can Scientists Communicate Better About Climate Change? Part II

Written by | August 26th, 2010

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Our debate on where communicating climate science went wrong continues with a look at what scientists need to do to regain the public’s trust…if anything.

Weird, Wild Weather: A Preview of Global Warming’s Effects

Written by | August 24th, 2010

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Floods, fires, drought, smog in Moscow’s Red Square (above) — there’s been some wild weather lately across the globe. Time to start linking it to climate change, says Conservancy scientist Jonathan Hoekstra.

Can Scientists Communicate Better About Climate Change? Part I

Written by | August 13th, 2010

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It’s been a bad year for climate science communication — but who’s to blame? Scientists? Politicians? Al Gore? Five leading scientists discuss — read and let us know what you think!

The Gulf Oil Spill: The Story’s Not Over

Written by | August 13th, 2010

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The wellhead might be capped, but don’t be fooled — the response to the Gulf oil spill is just beginning, says Conservancy scientist Jonathan Hoekstra.

Stopping Deforestation on the Amazonian Frontier

Written by | May 18th, 2010

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How do you transform a Brazilian municipality from a lawless hotspot of deforestation into a leader in Amazon conservation? It’s complicated — but the Conservancy’s helped make it happen, says Jonathan Hoekstra.

Has ‘Climategate’ Damaged Science in the Public Eye? If So, What is to be Done?

Written by | February 23rd, 2010

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3 Nature Conservancy scientists respond — and say the road to restore science’s public reputation will require major shifts in focus.

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