Written by Mark Tercek | May 14th, 2013
CEO Mark Tercek and CARE CEO Helene Gayle talk about the intersections of poverty and the environment: “When a child is starving, a family may not be able to think about long-term sustainability.” Read the interview now.
Written by Sarah Hauck | March 26th, 2013
A native Virginian finds common ground with a Virginian community who fought for their survival with the help of The Nature Conservancy.
Written by Nicole Levins | November 19th, 2012
Written by Darci Palmquist | February 2nd, 2012
What’s the best way to protect the world’s dwindling grasslands from conversion to agriculture or parking lots? A new study holds some answers.
Written by Darci Palmquist | December 22nd, 2011
Can saving nature also help lift people out of poverty? A new Conservancy study finds a simple and scalable solution for grassland communities around the world.
Written by Darci Palmquist | September 23rd, 2010
Written by Darci Palmquist | August 5th, 2010
Written by Jonathan Hoekstra | October 2nd, 2009
After yesterday’s star-studded kickoff, today’s discussions at the Governor’s Global Climate Summit in California started on a more sobering note. The topic: adaptation to the inevitable impacts of climate change. Let’s face it. Climate change hurts: Coastal flooding will continue to displace more and more people from their homes. Increasing droughts are going to make it even [...]
Written by Rebecca Goldman | September 2nd, 2009
There is a growing demand from science, from policy and from conservation itself to include people in conservation. In the meantime, conservationists are still trying to figure out how to best conserve habitats and species and now how to do this with climate change. Now we’re piling on people, too? But I would argue that [...]
Written by Eddie Game | July 6th, 2009
It seems everyone is writing about climate change. But there’s one report that not many conservation biologists are talking about — and they should be. The Global Humanitarian Forum (GHF), a think-tank lead by former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, recently released a report on the human impacts of climate change. The terrifying touchstones of [...]