Written by Jeff Opperman | September 24th, 2012
Shocking, but true: freshwater ecologist Jeff Opperman hadn’t read Silent Spring, until now. So what’s his take on the book 50 years later?
Written by Craig Leisher | September 20th, 2012
Silent Spring helped ignite the environmental movement. But when the book first came out, reviews of it were decidedly negative. The Conservancy’s Craig Leisher takes us back to 1962.
Written by Margaret Southern | September 20th, 2012
In the 50 years since Rachel Carson’s book was published, new environmental threats deserve our undivided attention. We asked our scientists: What is the next “silent spring”?
Written by Megan Sheehan | September 4th, 2012
Written by Mark Tercek | April 29th, 2012
Our chief scientist receives a major honor and CEO Mark Tercek sees it as recognition that conservation science can play a vital role in solving important global challenges like food security and water scarcity.
Written by Matt Miller | April 5th, 2010
It’s fashionable now for conservationists to diss naturalists as caring about wildlife more than people. Time to give that contempt a rethink, says the Conservancy’s Matt Miller.