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Heather Tallis: The Human Dimensions of Conservation

Nature Conservancy lead scientist Heather Tallis will speak this week on women in science careers, mainstreaming nature’s value & inspiring environmental action. Watch live.

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Rising to the Challenge of Biodiversity Conservation in a Human-dominated World

How can conservation achieve biodiversity goals in a human-dominated world? Scott Morrison, director of conservation science for TNC-California, proposes a new framework in a just-published Conservation Biology article.

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Shoot Out the Lights: Science, Hydropower & Reality on the Mekong

The standard story: big dams disrupt the livelihoods of rural villages. But many communities welcome development; Can conservation minimize hydropower impacts?

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Are We Losing Our Wetlands Conservation Legacy?

Wetlands conservation has been one of the greatest successes of the conservation movement. But are we at risk of draining that legacy away?

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Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Anne Trainor

Meet Anne Trainor, a NatureNet fellow researching how conservationists can keep ecosystems intact in the face of expanding energy development and infrastructure. The first in our series profiling the Conservancy’s nine NatureNet Fellows.

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The Ospreys Are Back!
Live views, 24/7, of an Alabama osprey nest. Record your observations and ask our ecologist about what you’re seeing.

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 edited by Matt Miller, the Conservancy's deputy director for science communications, and managed by Lisa Feldkamp, an American Council of Learned Societies fellow with the TNC science communications team. Email us your feedback.

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Call for Inclusive Conservation
Join Heather Tallis in a call to increase the diversity of voices and values in the conservation debate.

Appalachian Energy Development
Where will energy development hit hardest? And where can conservationists make a difference?

Nanoscavengers?
Not a sci-fi movie. A true story of nanotechnology & clean water.

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