Market-based Climate Mitigation and Biodiversity Conservation Solutions Must Consider Gender

To be equitable, market-based climate mitigation and biodiversity conservation solutions must also consider gender at their core.

Cara Cannon Byington

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Quick and Dirty (Really Dirty) Guide to Bison: Keystone Species Edition

The ways bison graze, poop and wallow touch on everything about the ecology of a prairie. But well, it can be a little messy.

Cara Cannon Byington

Forest Management Can Keep Carbon in Forests and Protect Communities from Wildfire in the American West

The U.S. is investing billions of dollars to reduce forest fire risks. New research maps the hot spots where investments in strategic forest management could offer the biggest payoff for people and climate.

Cara Cannon Byington

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Solar Energy Development Doesn’t Have to Destroy Vital Habitat (but It Could)

With careful planning, the U.S. could produce needed solar energy and still protect lands important for animal movement and migration.

Cara Cannon Byington

Story type: TNC Science Brief

What It’s Like to Document California’s Disappearing Kelp Forests

Documentary filmmaker Tyler Schiffman turns his camera onto the people rushing to save a marine ecosystem on the verge of collapse.

Jenny Rogers

Want To Help Researchers Understand Fireflies?

Take a new look at the flashing fireflies in your backyard.

Matthew L. Miller

For the Love of Cutthroat Trout

Why go to the trouble to catch 8-inch trout in remote streams?

Matthew L. Miller

Cool and Overlooked Critters of the Sagebrush Sea

Move over sage grouse: here are 9 other cool critters of the sagebrush-steppe.

Matthew L. Miller

Make Lithium Extraction in the U.S. “Smart from the Start”

While the U.S. has potential to be a global lithium producer, careful planning will be required to avoid and limit damage near potential extraction sites.

Cara Cannon Byington

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Protecting and Restoring the Floodplain Forest

Floodplain forests are among the most biologically rich habitats, but they’re critically imperiled.

Matthew L. Miller

How Sea-level Rise Impacts Marsh Sparrows

Scientists are studying the effects of sea-level rise on salt marshes, and two imperiled sparrow species.

Lauren D. Pharr

Protected Areas are Vital, but they are not Enough for Lasting Biodiversity Conservation

Sustaining global biodiversity requires broadening the area-based conservation toolkit beyond protected areas.

Cara Cannon Byington

Story type: TNC Science Brief