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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.

Preventing Invasives is Vital to Great Lakes Ecology and Economy

Written by | June 10th, 2013

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It holds 20 percent of the world’s fresh surface water and is home to the fourth largest economy in the world — but the Great Lakes are under threat from invasive species.

Feeding the World Through Smarter Agriculture

Written by | April 27th, 2012

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Will we be able to feed a global population of 10 billion people? Mark Tercek says we will if we rely on sound science, innovation and interesting partnerships.

Two Years Later: New Partnership for People and Nature in the Gulf

Written by | April 20th, 2012

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We’re excited to announce an important partnership to protect the gulf’s ecosystems for people and nature.

Smart Resource Management: Good for Nature, People and Business

Written by | January 26th, 2012

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Mark Tercek is at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland talking about how climate change. population growth and global prosperity impact natural resources. Are other CEO’s listening?

Beyond the Food-Energy-Water Nexus

Written by | January 25th, 2012

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Mark Tercek is at the World Economic Forum this week in Davos, Switzerland to talk about innovative ways to tackle water, food, and energy challenges. Here he looks at what underlies those challenges.

Improving Forestry for Nature, People and the Climate

Written by | January 20th, 2012

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While the world debates the best ways to address climate change, Mark Tercek says that one strategy is a “no brainer.” Find out which.

Solstice

Written by | December 23rd, 2011

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Americans are increasingly separated from the natural world, but recent events on Capitol Hill present evidence that we’re not disconnected from nature.

Message to Congress: Healthy Lands and Waters Support a Healthy Economy

Written by | November 10th, 2011

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Conservation spending did not cause the budget deficit and cutting conservation cannot fix it. In fact, supporting conservation is extremely important for our economy.

Changing the Conversation: From Nature’s Wonder to Nature’s Value

Written by | October 25th, 2011

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The Nature Conservancy is broadening support for conservation by crossing boundaries. President and CEO Mark Tercek explains why, and how, it’s happening.

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