Written by Rob McDonald | June 18th, 2012
We live in the Anthropocene — the Age of Man on our planet, say most scientists. But Conservancy scientist Rob McDonald asks: Do we actually have the scientific knowledge to manage Spaceship Earth… or replace its natural systems?
Written by Mark Tercek | October 25th, 2011
The Nature Conservancy is broadening support for conservation by crossing boundaries. President and CEO Mark Tercek explains why, and how, it’s happening.
Written by Rob McDonald | December 15th, 2009
I work on the ecosystem services team at The Nature Conservancy, which strives to find ways to protect and strengthen the services that nature provides that are crucial to human well-being while also protecting biodiversity. But there are at least two definitions of “ecosystem service” floating around the conservation community. And within the tension between […]