Tag: environmental movement

Q&A with Timothy Egan: Dialogues on the Environment

Written by | October 17th, 2013

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New York Times columnist Timothy Egan talks with Mark Tercek about growing up in the American West, building support for conservation and making nature part of our “national story.”

Q&A with Steve McCormick: Dialogues on the Environment

Written by | October 2nd, 2013

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From one CEO to the next: Read Mark Tercek’s Q&A with his predecessor at The Nature Conservancy, Steve McCormick.

The Green Buzz: Thursday, August 29

Written by | August 29th, 2013

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In today’s green news, why the environmental movement owes a debt to Martin Luther King, Jr.

  1. They’re causing much excitement, but can captive baby pandas change the future of this endangered species? (BBC News)
  2. Early environmentalists took a page out of MLK Jr.’s playbook to help advocate for some of our most important environmental regulations. (MNN)
  3. Google maps is proving to be a very useful tool in tracking the Yosemite Rim Fire. (Huffington Post)
  4. One reason why we can’t get international climate change agreements? People just don’t fear it enough. (Bloomberg)
  5. Life without water would be awkward. These videos prove it. (National Geographic)

What the Conservation Movement Can Learn from Martin Luther King, Jr.

Written by | August 27th, 2013

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Fifty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. encouraged us to recognize the “fierce urgency of now.” Our CEO reflects on how Dr. King’s passionate speech can guide the environmental movement.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Ramez Naam

Written by | July 1st, 2013

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Nature Conservancy CEO Mark Tercek talks with technologist Ramez Naam about the environment, optimism and the lessons he has learned in the tech world.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Sir Richard Branson

Written by | May 28th, 2013

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Conservancy CEO Mark Tercek sits down with Sir Richard Branson to discuss climate change, the Caribbean and why business as usual must change.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Helene Gayle

Written by | May 14th, 2013

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CEO Mark Tercek and CARE CEO Helene Gayle talk about the intersections of poverty and the environment: “When a child is starving, a family may not be able to think about long-term sustainability.” Read the interview now.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Bill McKibben

Written by | April 11th, 2013

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Our CEO Mark Tercek speaks with writer and environmentalist Bill McKibben about his thoughts on the Keystone XL pipeline, how environmental organizations can get more done and what he would do if he had Mark’s job leading the Conservancy.

An Environmental Scientist’s First Read of Silent Spring

Written by | September 24th, 2012

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Shocking, but true: freshwater ecologist Jeff Opperman hadn’t read Silent Spring, until now. So what’s his take on the book 50 years later?

Creating the Next Conservation Movement…Or Do We Even Need One?

Written by | March 1st, 2012

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Saving Mother Earth requires people power, right? Really? Five smart people (including the Conservancy’s Sanjayan and Hazel Wong) debate if we actually *need* a mass conservation movement.

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