Written by Robyn James | November 6th, 2013
With mining proposed across the Solomon Islands, how will the decisions and agreements made now shape the country’s future?
Written by Brad Parker | May 14th, 2012
Can tropical forests be logged sustainably and still maintain their incredibly rich biodiversity and benefits to people? A new study published in the journal Conservation Letters provides evidence that with smart forest management, the answer can be “yes.”
Written by Julia Kumari Drapkin | March 11th, 2011
There are roughly 5,000 species of frogs and toads, only two have this particular appendage. Find out why they do, and why their reappearance is so important for the Garcia River.
Written by Darci Palmquist | May 13th, 2009
Can lynx, marten and logging all get along in the same woods? That’s the question The Nature Conservancy and partners at the University of Maine are trying to answer in a 40-mile stretch of woods along Maine’s St. John River. The challenge lies in the different habitat needs of each animal: Martens like to cruise through the treetops and therefore need the latticework […]
Written by Darci Palmquist | April 14th, 2009
It’s a cool green morning on the East Coast, and we’ve compiled the top five green news stories from the environmental blogosphere. Read on… Condor Killer on the Loose: A private investigator has been hired to find the killer of two endangered California condors. Only about 320 California condors still exist, half of them in captivity. Battle of the […]
Written by Sanjayan | March 13th, 2009
(Editor’s note: Sanjayan, The Nature Conservancy’s lead scientist, is traveling in the Solomon Islands to explore the amazing diversity of life and the fast vanishing marine and terrestrial habitats on these islands. As part of this expedition, Sanjayan’s experiences will be made available to students across the United States by the interactive curricula company Promethean […]
Written by Erik Meijaard | February 13th, 2009
Erik makes the case why logging of tropical rainforests is not necessarily bad