Tag: people and nature

From Ethiopia to Georgia: Reclaiming Nature’s Lullaby

Written by | March 4th, 2014

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When I signed up to work on the Conservancy’s LEAF program, I knew it would change the lives of our interns. What I had not banked on was how it would change mine.

Solution Search: Local Projects Inspire Global Action

Written by | November 5th, 2013

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The finalists of Solution Search, a contest to illuminate successful innovations in community-led conservation, are, in short, changing the world. Meet the winners.

Respecting Human Rights is Essential for Sustainable Conservation

Written by | October 16th, 2013

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Conservationists are in the human rights business even though many don’t think of conservation in this way. On Blog Action Day, we’re taking a closer look at the Conservancy’s human rights-based approach to conservation.

Haiti Declares Its First Marine Protected Area

Written by | August 29th, 2013

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Once known as the Pearl of the Antilles, Haiti celebrates its first marine protected area, opening a new chapter for a country after many years of degradation.

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 Jason Clay

Written by | June 20th, 2013

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“We are all farmers living on the edge of the planet’s resource base,” says World Wildlife Fund’s Jason Clay. Jason talks with our CEO Mark Tercek about producing more with less and transforming global sustainability practices.

The Caribbean Summit: Leaders Valuing Nature

Written by | May 9th, 2013

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An upcoming summit will focus on protecting the Caribbean’s rich coastal and marine environment for its people, its natural diversity and its economies.

Walking for Water

Written by | May 8th, 2013

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An Earth Day 6K walk aims to raise awareness of the average distance women and children must walk every single day in Africa and Asia to collect water. The time to address global water challenges is now.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Stewart Brand

Written by | April 24th, 2013

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From valuing nature to bringing back extinct species… read Mark Tercek’s wide-ranging interview with writer, environmentalist and futurist Stewart Brand now.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Gretchen Daily

Written by | April 17th, 2013

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The idea of natural capital — that Earth’s lands, waters and biodiversity are vital assets — has spread like fire. CEO Mark Tercek interviews Gretchen Daily about how we can now channel this awareness and energy into real-world action.

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