Written by Megan Sheehan | February 14th, 2013
Written by Bob Bendick | January 18th, 2013
The impacts of Hurricane Sandy are still being felt up and down the eastern seaboard. We must look to create a new and alternative future for the coast.
Written by Bob Bendick | October 16th, 2012
No place, not even Yellowstone in winter, is unaffected by human impacts. This means every place requires some form of management, even if only to protect what remains of its “natural” condition.
Written by Jay Odell | December 21st, 2010
Jay Odell has five reasons new ocean research and policy could have a major impact on your life. Of course, it’s only true if you like to breathe.
Written by Jonathan Hoekstra | August 27th, 2009
What does climate change mean to you? Maybe you think about polar bears stranded on a melting ice block. But climate change is going to be a lot more personal to U.S. residents than that, according to a new analysis released today by The Nature Conservancy. Longer, drier droughts could wither crops and push family […]
Written by Chrissy Schwinn | June 24th, 2009
Over and again we have heard the scientific evidence. Over and again we have seen the headlines of real or projected climate impacts. And most importantly, over and again we have seen with our own eyes how our climate is changing right in front of us. The time to act on climate change is now. […]
Written by Chrissy Schwinn | June 10th, 2009
Here’s a Q&A with Duncan Marsh, the Conservancy’s director of international climate policy, on how things are progressing at the international discussions on climate change now going on in Bonn. Q: Where do we stand after this first week? Where should the focus be in the last few days? Duncan Marsh: There has been some […]
Written by Dave Connell | April 8th, 2009
As anyone who follows The Nature Conservancy’s Twitter feed knows, I spent much of yesterday attending Carbon TradeEx in an event that can be best described as a carbon markets wonkfest. So what does such a meeting look like? Well, first of all everyone (except for yours truly) wears a suit — or at least […]
Written by Dave Connell | February 27th, 2009
(Note: I’m taking a short break from my usual wizbang tech blogging to ruminate on my day job. Please indulge my digression.) Which is the better strategy: concentrating on one specific species, like polar bears, or working on a global conservation effort that aims to protect large swaths of the world’s major habitats? I’ll let […]
Written by Bob Bendick | February 25th, 2009
Last night President Obama called on Congress to send him legislation that places a market-based cap on carbon pollution — identifying the development of clean energy solutions as one of the three areas critical to our nation’s future. Mark Tercek, president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, has this response: “President Obama’s speech last night […]