Written by Megan Sheehan | May 10th, 2013
When the state of the environment feels overwhelming, it’s good to remind yourself — and your children — that little things can create big change.
Written by Megan Sheehan | March 23rd, 2012
April 15 marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Could this ship navigate today’s changing oceans? Our scientist explains how climate change may actually be responsible for more icebergs in the ocean.
Written by Megan Sheehan | March 18th, 2009
I attended a National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) course in Kenya for a portion of my last year of college. I learned more about fresh water during those four weeks than at any other time in my life. From collecting water in Mt. Kenyan streams to visiting African towns that had unreliable water systems, I […]
Written by Megan Sheehan | March 5th, 2009
Fire — that magical, powerful phenomena — can threaten societies. It can also do wonders for nature at the same time. Some Conservancy scientists recently published a paper discussing this very thing. It’s short and well worth reading — it gives you a basic understanding of the importance of fire to the health of many […]
Written by Megan Sheehan | January 20th, 2009
Think New Year’s Resolutions are just a way to make yourself feel good by pretending that you’re actually going to do something that’s good for you when you’ve never made a habit of doing it in the past? Resolve to be more conscious of what you are buying.