Written by Mark Tercek | June 27th, 2012
Numerous countries — and now the private sector — are stepping forward to commit to specific actions to make their operations more sustainable.
Written by Glenn Prickett | June 25th, 2012
What will be the legacy of Rio+20? We won’t know the answer for years but in the mean time, we highlight three hopeful signs in the outcome of Rio.
Written by Misty Herrin | June 22nd, 2012
Our self proclaimed “turtle hugger” reports from Rio de Janeiro and reflects on the commitments made that will benefit people, nature and of course, sea turtles.
Written by Jeff Opperman | March 21st, 2012
Can conservation make people feel better? Our freshwater scientist shares how one micro sewage treatment plant improves the lives of a small community in Brazil.
Written by Nicole Levins | July 20th, 2011
Written by David Cleary | October 8th, 2010
The loser in Brazil’s recent presidential election scores a win for the environment— our director of conservation strategies in South America explains.
Written by David Cleary | February 2nd, 2009
Last Thursday’s New York Times published a fascinating article, “New jungles prompt a debate on rainforest,” where two well-known Smithsonian scientists traded interpretations about the meaning of regeneration of rainforests in Panama. Not the least of the issues the article raised was the climate around the Smithsonian office watercooler these days, as Drs. Joe Wright and […]