Tag: The Nature Conservancy

Q&A with Paul Sabin: Dialogues on the Environment

Written by | December 13th, 2013

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Mark Tercek talks with Yale professor Paul Sabin about his new book, and what environmentalists can learn from a famous bet between an economist and an ecologist.

Q&A with Andreas Merkl: Dialogues on the Environment

Written by | December 2nd, 2013

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Mark Tercek talks with Ocean Conservancy CEO Andreas Merkl about marine conservation, trends in the nonprofit world and the impact “Moby Dick” has had on his life.

This #GivingTuesday, Share Why You Love Nature

Written by | November 26th, 2013

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Why do you give back to nature? We’re sharing your inspiring stories on December 3, Giving Tuesday, a national day of giving.

Solution Search: Local Projects Inspire Global Action

Written by | November 5th, 2013

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The finalists of Solution Search, a contest to illuminate successful innovations in community-led conservation, are, in short, changing the world. Meet the winners.

33 Years of Giving Back to Nature

Written by | October 30th, 2013

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“I truly feel that if you find inspiration in your work, then it’s easy to find success in your job,” says the Conservancy’s Angie Sosdian. Read how one of our longest-serving employees has been inspired by the Conservancy’s donors with whom she works.

Q&A with Timothy Egan: Dialogues on the Environment

Written by | October 17th, 2013

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New York Times columnist Timothy Egan talks with Mark Tercek about growing up in the American West, building support for conservation and making nature part of our “national story.”

Government Shutdown: Can Nature Be a Part of the Solution?

Written by | October 8th, 2013

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The federal government shutdown has closed the 400-plus national parks. Has it taken a shutdown to show just how much Americans value the nation’s lands and waters?

Farm to Closet: The Joys of Dyeing Naturally

Written by | September 16th, 2013

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Why choose synthetic clothing dye when blueberries, spinach and turmeric can produce rich, natural colors? For the next step in the quest to follow wool from farm to closet, we’re turning to nature to find dye for our yarn.

What the Conservation Movement Can Learn from Martin Luther King, Jr.

Written by | August 27th, 2013

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Fifty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. encouraged us to recognize the “fierce urgency of now.” Our CEO reflects on how Dr. King’s passionate speech can guide the environmental movement.

Clean Energy, Safer Rivers, More Fish

Written by | August 16th, 2013

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Why would The Nature Conservancy choose to work with the operator of the largest dam in the world? Read CEO Mark Tercek’s take on a new alliance to improve how dams on the Yangtze are designed.

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