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Six Spectacular Places to Experience the Sagebrush Sea

Six places to visit the stunning sagebrush sea, as recommended by TNC staff working to protect this biologically rich landscape.

Matthew L. Miller

Want to Suppress Coral Disease? Bring Back Sea Cucumbers

By feeding on microbial pathogens in marine sediment, the weird and wonderful sea cucumber can enhance reef resilience by suppressing coral diseases.

Cara Cannon Byington

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Meet the Leatherback: A Giant, Deep-Diving Migrant of the Open Seas

What dives deeper than a submarine, swims across oceans, is covered in polka-dots, and has a mouth straight out of a horror movie?

Justine E. Hausheer

Migration Data Helps Protect Leatherbacks Across Oceans

Data from a TNC-lead tagging study reveals the epic migrations of leatherback turtles.

Justine E. Hausheer

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Meet the World’s Largest Freshwater Crayfish

National Geographic Society & TNC extern Zoe Starke shares her experience studying the 13-pound Tasmanian giant crayfish.

Zoe Starke

Meet the Amazing Giant Rats of Oceania

Justine E. Hausheer

Did You Know Sandhill Cranes Dye Their Feathers?

Matthew L. Miller and Chris Helzer

The Search for America’s Tiniest Turtles

Jenny Rogers

Utah Nursery Gives Endangered Fish a Place to Grow

Matthew L. Miller

Conservation Science

Want to Suppress Coral Disease? Bring Back Sea Cucumbers

By feeding on microbial pathogens in marine sediment, the weird and wonderful sea cucumber can enhance reef resilience by suppressing coral diseases.

Cara Cannon Byington

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Meet Lizzie McLeod, TNC’s Global Oceans Director

Matthew L. Miller

Earlier Springs Cause Problems for Birds

Christine Peterson

Peatlands Are One of Earth’s Most Underrated Ecosystems

Ayla Norris Smith

Studying Challenges to Cozumel’s Coral Reefs

Sophie Dellinger

The Disturbingly Long Tapeworms of Alaskan Bears

What’s that trailing from the bear? (It's not the cute cub)…It's an overlooked (and gross) creature of salmon ecosystems.

Matthew L. Miller

A Field Guide to Commonly Misidentified Snakes

David A. Steen

What’s That Weird Noise in the Night?

Justine E. Hausheer, Cara Cannon Byington, and Matthew L. Miller

Beaver? Otter? Muskrat? A Field Guide to Freshwater Mammals

Matthew L. Miller

Strange and Unbelievable Facts About Shrews

Matthew L. Miller

Science for Policy

Innovative conservation science to meet the challenges of our time.

Ocean Conservation

Strange sea creatures, fisheries science, and a future for coral reefs. 

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