Tag: natures benefits

Greenways: The New Front Porch

Written by | February 18th, 2014

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The benefits of urban conservation projects are well known: clean water, wildlife habitat, outdoor recreation. But blogger Paul Kingsbury found something unexpected while walking Nashville’s Greenways: community.

Scientist Gretchen Daily Awarded Volvo Environment Prize

Written by | September 11th, 2012

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A member of the Conservancy’s Science Council and a founder of the Natural Capital Project, Gretchen Daily is a leader in conservation science for the 21st century.

Let’s Not Be the Last Book on the Shelf

Written by | December 19th, 2011

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Why is nature always last on the list of people’s priorities? A trip to a closing Borders bookstore gave Conservancy scientist Jeff Opperman some ideas.

Conservation and Self-Interest: Second Thoughts

Written by | November 16th, 2010

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Talking about nature’s benefits to people — can that make conservation relevant again? Not by itself, says Conservancy scientist Eddie Game.

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