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New White House Report: The Economic Value of Nature

Written by | July 22nd, 2011

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Conservancy Chief Scientist Peter Kareiva helped write a new White House report on accounting for nature’s value in the United States. See why he thinks it’s a breakthrough.

Nature Brains: Why Wasting Food Wastes Nature

Written by | May 19th, 2011

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About 1/3 of all food produced for human consumption is wasted — for shame! Conservancy scientist Joe Fargione says that’s bad news for nature…but there could be a silver lining.

The Great Urbanization and What it Means for Nature: Part 3

Written by | February 1st, 2010

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Urbanization has domesticated the planet’s nature — so how do you do conservation in an world dominated by cities? The Conservancy’s Rob McDonald has some thoughts.

Agriculture: The Other Global Change Agent

Written by | January 26th, 2010

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How will we feed the world in 2050 — and what will it mean for nature? Getting the right answers is as important as dealing with climate change, writes Conservancy scientist Joe Fargione.

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