Written by Mike Beck | November 21st, 2012
As rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy begins, we need to help orient communities sensibly and compassionately towards solutions that will reduce their long term risk.
Written by Darci Palmquist | February 28th, 2012
The Nature Conservancy’s lead marine scientist will undertake a three-year research project to address critical challenges facing our oceans.
Written by Mike Beck | March 16th, 2011
The lead scientist for our Global Marine Team was there as the surge arrived in Santa Cruz. It was supposed to be 40 minutes of small waves. He explains why boats were still being tossed more than 6 hours later.
Written by Bob Lalasz | March 8th, 2011
Conservancy marine scientist Mike Beck sets the record straight in this Q&A. Hint: If you like oysters, you’ll like what he has to say!
Written by Kerry Crisley | February 4th, 2011
85% of the world’s oyster reefs are gone. Find out why that matters, and what we’re doing (with the help of hundreds of volunteers) to reverse the trend.
Written by Jeff Opperman | September 8th, 2010
Deltas — they’re not just a Greek letter in a frat house name. Human activity is shrinking river deltas worldwide…which is bad news for humans, says the Conservancy’s Jeff Opperman.
Written by Nicole Levins | July 26th, 2010
Written by Bob Lalasz | May 6th, 2010
Mike Beck, senior marine scientist at The Nature Conservancy, discusses the potential impact of the oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico’s ecology — and how the Conservancy’s rich data on the gulf can help restoration.
Written by Karen Foerstel | November 4th, 2009
As UN negotiators from around the world gather in Barcelona this week to continue hammering out a global climate deal, the question of emissions reduction targets has grabbed center stage in the press. But even if all countries stopped emitting greenhouse gas pollution today, the impacts of climate change will be felt for years to […]