Written by Kydd Pollock | August 16th, 2012
Our marine biologist doesn’t let a shark bite come between him and his work at one of the most biologically diverse locations in the world.
Written by Kydd Pollock | August 10th, 2012
Despite a shark bite in 2010, The Nature Conservancy’s Kydd Pollock is passionate about marine conservation – and sharks.
Written by Laura Huffman | July 3rd, 2012
Join The Nature Conservancy for a Twitter chat about the intersection of reliable freshwater supplies and the health of oceans. Follow #TNCH2O on July 24, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EST and submit your questions in the comments section.
Written by Mark Spalding | April 25th, 2012
99% of world’s oceans are unprotected and marine scientists alone can’t save them. Rather, the oceans need to be saved by popular demand, says the Conservancy’s Mark Spalding.
Written by Darci Palmquist | September 28th, 2009
We’ve got some meaty topics for you today (um, literally). And yes, we know it is Monday morning, so if you need to take the easy way out, start with this report on the gorgeous fall foliage bursting across Maine. Then buck up and dig in to our top Cool Green News links below. Over at The New Republic, […]
Written by Eddie Game | July 22nd, 2009
Few conservation products are as globally recognized as the Red List of Threatened Species, produced by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The contents of the “Red List” are routinely used to help guide the conservation work of governments, NGOs and scientific institutions. So it was with mixed enthusiasm that I read the […]
Written by Jay Odell | June 16th, 2009
On December 21, 2008, President Obama said, “Science holds the key to our survival as a planet.” And then he backed that up by appointing Jane Lubchenco to head up NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Dr. Lubchenco is one of the most distinguished marine ecologists of this century, and I’m thrilled to see her take […]
Written by Jay Odell | June 12th, 2009
Rising to meet the United States’ urgent ocean conservation challenges requires coordinated actions at regional scales. Around the nation, groups of states and federal partners have recognized that ecosystems aren’t aligned with political boundaries — in other words, fish don’t know or care which state of the union they are in, but they do need clean […]
Written by Jay Odell | March 26th, 2009
I’ve been creating (and embellishing) fish stories ever since my grandfather took me to the North Carolina mountains to teach me the alchemy that transformed the grasshoppers we caught together into rainbows of flipping shining scales in a five-year-old boy’s hands. Subsequent initiations by father and great-grandfather led to a life of piscatorial pursuits, more […]
Written by Darci Palmquist | March 12th, 2009
Bees, Buckingham Palace and brazen battles-at-sea are on the agenda for this morning’s enviro-news roundup. Check it out… Underground Beekeeping: A state law classifing bees as “wild animals” — and therefore illegal to own — hasn’t stopped local-honey-loving New Yorkers from their beekeeping operations. Power Switch: Could cap-and-trade inadvertantly give more power to the nuclear argument? Saving […]