Community MPAs Fail to Protect Important Reef Fish

New science shows that community-managed protected are failing to protect two important reef fish species in the Solomon Islands.

Justine E. Hausheer

Meet the Mysterious Freshwater Eels of New Zealand

Meet the eels of New Zealand… they can climb ladders, live for 100 years, and migrate thousands of miles to an unknown spawning ground.

Justine E. Hausheer

Recovery: Darters and Values

Darters, the native fish once belittled as “cold slimy things,” face a more hopeful future.

Ted Williams

How President Herbert Hoover Helped Save the Koala

Koalas were almost hunted to extinction last century, until American President Herbert Hoover helped put a stop to the trade.

Justine E. Hausheer

The Conservation Story of the Kenya Black Leopard

The first scientific confirmation of a black leopard in Kenya is a story of conservation, community and coexistence.

Matthew L. Miller

Monarchs Are Disappearing in the Western US. What’s Happening?

Migrating western butterflies declined 85 percent between 2017 and 2018. What’s going on?

Kris Millgate

Sustainable Sea Cucumbers: Saving the “Gold Bars” of the Ocean

In Papua New Guinea, a tribal network is taking sustainable management of sea cucumber fisheries into their own hands.

Justine E. Hausheer

George’s Long Farewell: Why One Snail’s Death Became International News

The death of a colorful snail named George draws international attention over the plight of vanishing species.

Christine Peterson

Day of the (Turtle) Dogs

Meet the turtle dogs -- they track and retrieve turtles. For science!

Cara Cannon Byington

Investigating the Illegal Sea Turtle Trade

Nature Conservancy scientists are investigating the illegal turtle trade in the Solomon Islands.

Justine E. Hausheer

Can Tourism Save the Ocellated Turkey?

The ocellated turkey is on the brink throughout its range. Can its recovery follow the path of the American wild turkey?

Joe Smith

Electrofishing Threatens A Rare Dolphin-Human Partnership

Myanmar’s river dolphins have learned to fish cooperatively with humans. But illegal electrofishing threatens this rare partnership.

Justine E. Hausheer