Written by Michael Reuter | December 3rd, 2013
With colossal dams interrupting the Yangtze River, it’s easy to say the river is gone. But large rivers are more resilient than that and what we do now will be invaluable for the many rivers around the world facing their own uncertain futures.
Written by Mark Tercek | August 16th, 2013
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.
Written by Giulio Boccaletti | July 19th, 2013
The world’s water crisis isn’t actually about water, says the Conservancy’s Global Freshwater Director. The crisis is really about us and our capacity to invest and manage water for the long term.
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 Charles Bedford | May 21st, 2012
The Mississippi and Yangtze rivers now have more in common than you might think. Charles Bedford explains how a new partnership is connecting China and the U.S.
Written by Darci Palmquist | May 17th, 2011
Written by Mark Tercek | March 1st, 2011
Find out why our president and CEO, Mark Tercek, says that human well-being and the health of the natural world can no longer be viewed separately.
Written by Brad Parker | November 21st, 2010
Our lead scientist Sanjayan and his colleagues take a moment from stimulating coral restoration in Florida or protecting the Yangtze River in China to send a simple message.
Written by Zhang Shuang | October 7th, 2010
We spent four years developing a blueprint for conservation in China. The director of the Conservancy’s China program explains that it can succeed thanks to support from some very powerful people.
Written by Jeff Opperman | July 26th, 2010
China has historically managed its rivers out of Confucian control rather than Taoist live-and-let-live. But the Conservancy has a plan for the Yangtze that balances the two — along with the needs of people and nature.