Tag: people and nature

Lost in Time… And Found Just in Time

Written by | March 26th, 2013

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A native Virginian finds common ground with a Virginian community who fought for their survival with the help of The Nature Conservancy.

Nature’s Silent Currency

Written by | March 21st, 2013

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In a world of seven billion people – with three billion new consumers coming on stage by 2030 – finding a more effective model for water will require a suite of solutions. And nature is the common thread.

Close Encounter: Stuck in the Mud

Written by | March 11th, 2013

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On a routine bird count, this Floridian finds himself stuck knee deep in “quick mud.” Can quick thinking get him unstuck?

Close Encounter: Black Bear Showdown

Written by | March 5th, 2013

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Have you had a close encounter with nature? Our guest blogger shares his dangerous experience coming face-to-face with a large black bear in Glacier National Park.

Review: An Eternity of Eagles

Written by | October 29th, 2012

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Eagles that ride with Mongolian horsemen, eagles that are worshipped, eagles that attack and eat people: The “world’s most fascinating bird” is even wilder than you think. A review of Stephen Bodio’s latest book, An Eternity of Eagles.

Historic Dam Removal to Benefit Nature and People

Written by | June 11th, 2012

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Today’s dam removal along Maine’s Penobscot River proves that smart collaboration can lead to important benefits for both nature and people.

Finding Resiliency in the People of the Gulf

Written by | May 4th, 2012

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It would be easy to feel overwhelmed with the economic and environmental issues facing the Gulf of Mexico. But can we come together to help the Gulf thrive again?

Goodnight Stars’ Twinkling Light, Goodnight Clean Water, Burning Bright

Written by | March 21st, 2012

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Can conservation make people feel better? Our freshwater scientist shares how one micro sewage treatment plant improves the lives of a small community in Brazil.

Traveling the Magdalena River: Day 1, the Llanito Lake

Written by | December 5th, 2011

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The team goes fishing with a group of local fishermen at the Magdalena River’s Llanito Lake, where fishermen still practice the “corral” fishing technique, a more sustainable and collective way of fishing.

The Nature Conservancy in 2010: A Big, Bold Year

Written by | January 31st, 2011

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Our 2010 highlights video showcases some incredible work—but what does it all mean? Conservancy senior scientist Jon Hoekstra digs deeper and finds what he thinks is the heart and soul of conservation.

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