Written by Mark Tercek | September 18th, 2013
The launch of the Monterrey Metropolitan Water Fund in Mexico is a great example of a triple win — a project that protects nature, meets people’s needs, and provides good returns on investment for businesses and governments.
Written by Giulio Boccaletti | July 25th, 2013
When it comes to water, an emerging theme is beginning to play out: investing in nature is a smart development strategy.
Written by Giulio Boccaletti | March 21st, 2013
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.
Written by Kari Vigerstol | March 15th, 2013
It’s not going to be easy to solve all the current and future difficulties facing water users of Kenya’s Upper Tana River Basin, but a new water fund will provide a solid start in the right direction.
Written by Andrew Deutz | October 25th, 2012
Countries around the world have agreed to double their foreign aid for conservation by 2015. It’s great news for biodiversity and beaches around the world.
Written by Jeff Opperman | March 21st, 2012
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.
Written by Darci Palmquist | September 23rd, 2010
Written by Rebecca Goldman | January 19th, 2010
Conservation needs to firmly measure its socioeconomic impacts, says Rebecca Goldman — or else risk losing credibility.
Written by Rebecca Goldman | December 9th, 2009
Since I started my position as senior scientist at The Nature Conservancy a year and a half ago, I have been outspoken in the crusade to measure the impacts of the organization’s conservation strategies. Sure, I love knowing that the Conservancy has, for instance: Helped create new marine protected areas which cover hundreds of hectares, […]