Written by Kameran Onley | October 8th, 2013
The federal government shutdown has closed the 400-plus national parks. Has it taken a shutdown to show just how much Americans value the nation’s lands and waters?
Written by Bob Bendick | July 3rd, 2012
A new public opinion poll done for the Conservancy reveals that the overwhelming majority of Americans still believe in conserving our natural resources and that they consider conservation patriotic.
Written by Nicole Levins | December 9th, 2009
Those hammering out a climate deal in chilly Copenhagen may not be literally feeling the heat, but the rest of the world sure is, whether it’s from rising global temperatures or from cutting off that excessively powerful AC with self-controlled vents. Turn down that thermostat and dive into today’s top green stories: A new study […]
Written by Nicole Levins | November 25th, 2009
There’s a lot to be thankful this morning, readers. The majority of Americans believe that climate change is happening, and want to do something about it. Someday, your cell phone’s waste heat could actually make its battery last longer. There’s hope for a rise in e-recycling. Something else we’re thankful for? A well-deserved long weekend. […]
Written by Clay Carrington | April 13th, 2009
I’ve always been a little wary of polls. They often call to mind political hatchet men or Madison Avenue hucksters. Occasionally, though, polls can make even a cynic like me take heart. Two recent polls – conducted by independent research companies on behalf of The Nature Conservancy and partner organizations — surveyed voters in Texas and […]