Written by Tom McCann | June 3rd, 2013
See how The Nature Conservancy is putting science in action to restore coastal habitat, adding natural defenses to storms and helping give coastal economies a boost.
Written by Kerry Crisley | October 11th, 2012
The catastrophic declines in oyster abundance across the U.S. are well documented. So how much restoration is necessary before oysters once more benefit our coastal waters on a large scale?
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | August 7th, 2012
Written by Matt Miller | May 22nd, 2012
No touch sex? A mouth full of juniors? Appendages that double as fishing lures? Welcome to the weird, weird world of freshwater mussels.
Written by Kerry Crisley | February 4th, 2011
85% of the world’s oyster reefs are gone. Find out why that matters, and what we’re doing (with the help of hundreds of volunteers) to reverse the trend.
Written by Kate Frazer | September 10th, 2009
You’ve heard it before: Our oceans contain some of Earth’s most imperiled habitats. Shellfish beds, coral reefs and seagrass meadows once bustling with life have been depleted, and critical fish stocks have plummeted. Less than 1 percent of our oceans are currently protected. There’s even a giant garbage patch twice the size of Texas floating […]
Written by Daniel White | July 7th, 2009
What — has Cool Green Science suddenly morphed into another blog for foodies? “From Sausage to Fish” may sound like advertising in the window of a diner catering to carnivores. But in reality, it captures two quite different sensory experiences described by participants in the world’s largest seagrass restoration project, co-led by The Nature Conservancy. […]