Written by Jeff Opperman | June 7th, 2011
How did Jeff Opperman rank US cities’ resilience to climate change? Here’s a peek at his methods.
Written by Randy Swaty | June 6th, 2011
Conservancy scientist Randy Swaty makes a mistake changing his truck’s oil…and it prompts some heavy thoughts on the price Earth pays for our conveniences.
Written by Stephanie Wear | June 2nd, 2011
What’s up with this wildly colored giant clam — is it real, is it electrified, is it going to explode? Find out in this post from our scientist Stephanie Wear, who’s in Palau with clams just like this one.
Written by Bob Lalasz | May 25th, 2011
Almonds, cherries, apples…climate change might make the growing tougher for a whole trail mix of fruit and nut trees, according to a new study coauthored by Conservancy scientist Evan Girvetz.
Written by Bryan Piazza | May 19th, 2011
The high waters of the Mississippi are coming to Louisiana — but can we stop these floods from happening in the future? Bryan Piazza, father, husband and Nature Conservancy ecologist in Louisiana, says using natural systems smartly can help.
Written by Bob Lalasz | May 12th, 2011
Wanna grow big delicious vegetables and stunning flowers? Harness the power of soil organisms, my friend. Conservancy scientist Sophie Parker gives you the lowdown.
Written by Bob Lalasz | February 7th, 2011
There are millions of bizarre species under our feet — and it’s a war down there! Conservancy scientist Sophie Parker dishes the dirt on soil organisms and why you should care.
Written by Peter Kareiva | May 23rd, 2010
Nature Conservancy Chief Scientist Peter Kareiva says the Gulf Oil spill highlights how the energy industry can be a threat to nature — and that’s why conservationists must engage with energy companies such as BP to minimize those threats.