About This Blog

 

Welcome to Cool Green Science, the conservation science blog of The Nature Conservancy.

The Nature Conservancy has 600 staff with advanced science degrees, and they publish more than 200 peer-reviewed articles annually.

In all 50 states and 36 countries, our scientists pursue the latest conservation research to make the most difference for people and nature.

On this blog, you’ll find:

  1. The latest research conducted by our scientists around the globe. Whether it’s tracking chimps, netting eels or measuring human well-being in a remote village, Cool Green Science takes you in the field to the latest, cutting-edge science.
  2.  Commentary from our scientists on important conservation issues, media commentary, new findings, books, technology and more.
  3. Natural history notes from our projects and preserves.
  4. Ways you can help conservation by participating in citizen science activities.

Cool Green Science is devoted to all things conservation science. For a blog on Conservancy policy, news and green living, check out Conservancy Talk.

Comments are welcome, but please read our editorial policies and guidelines, as well as the legal disclosure and terms of use that apply to Cool Green Science.

Disclaimer
Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy.

 

This Week on Cool Green Science: Change & The Eastern U.S. Forest

Too many deer. Logging one tree to save another. Beavers versus old growth. Welcome to forest conservation in the Anthropocene. Beginning Monday, July 21, join us for a provocative 5-part series exploring the full complexity facing forest conservation in the eastern United States.

Featured Content

Osprey Cam: Watch Our Wild Neighbors
Watch the ospreys live 24/7 as they nest and raise their young -- and learn more about these fascinating birds from our scientist.

What is Cool Green Science?

noun 1. Blog where Nature Conservancy scientists, science writers and external experts discuss and debate how conservation can meet the challenges of a 9 billion + planet.

2. Blog with astonishing photos, videos and dispatches of Nature Conservancy science in the field.

3. Home of Weird Nature, The Cooler, Quick Study, Traveling Naturalist and other amazing features.

Cool Green Science is managed by Matt Miller, the Conservancy's deputy director for science communications, and edited by Bob Lalasz, its director of science communications. Email us your feedback.

Innovative Science

Investing in Seagrass
Marine scientists and fishers alike know that grass beds are valuable as nursery habitat. A new Conservancy-funded study puts a number to it.

Drones Aid Bird Conservation
How can California conservationists accurately count thousands of cranes? Enter a new tool in bird monitoring: the drone.

Creating a Climate-Smart Agriculture
Can farmers globally both adapt to and mitigate the impacts of climate change? A new paper answers with a definitive yes. But it won't be easy.

Latest Tweets from @nature_brains

Categories