Written by Sanjayan | June 28th, 2011
Need some reads for the beach or your summer vacation? Our scientists and staff have some great suggestions! Today, our lead scientist Sanjayan recommends Juliet Eilperin’s “Demon Fish.”
Written by Mark Spalding | June 17th, 2011
The headlines about climate change are scary and discouraging — but are they the whole story? Conservancy scientist Mark Spalding says: Let’s not give up before we start.
Written by Peter Kareiva | June 7th, 2011
Should we continue to fight invasive species? Peter Kareiva says a new article in the journal Nature should make us think hard about how and where we say yes.
Written by Jeff Opperman | June 7th, 2011
How did Jeff Opperman rank US cities’ resilience to climate change? Here’s a peek at his methods.
Written by Randy Swaty | June 6th, 2011
Conservancy scientist Randy Swaty makes a mistake changing his truck’s oil…and it prompts some heavy thoughts on the price Earth pays for our conveniences.
Written by Stephanie Wear | June 2nd, 2011
What’s up with this wildly colored giant clam — is it real, is it electrified, is it going to explode? Find out in this post from our scientist Stephanie Wear, who’s in Palau with clams just like this one.
Written by Bob Lalasz | May 25th, 2011
Almonds, cherries, apples…climate change might make the growing tougher for a whole trail mix of fruit and nut trees, according to a new study coauthored by Conservancy scientist Evan Girvetz.
Written by Joe Fargione | May 19th, 2011
About 1/3 of all food produced for human consumption is wasted — for shame! Conservancy scientist Joe Fargione says that’s bad news for nature…but there could be a silver lining.
Written by Bryan Piazza | May 19th, 2011
The high waters of the Mississippi are coming to Louisiana — but can we stop these floods from happening in the future? Bryan Piazza, father, husband and Nature Conservancy ecologist in Louisiana, says using natural systems smartly can help.
Written by Bob Lalasz | May 18th, 2011
What looks like a desert, but is full of water — enough to slake the thirst of a really big city? And that’s now threatened by climate change? Watch this Nature Brains EcoRiddle video and find out!