Written by Darci Palmquist | December 22nd, 2011
Can saving nature also help lift people out of poverty? A new Conservancy study finds a simple and scalable solution for grassland communities around the world.
Written by Timothy Boucher | August 2nd, 2011
Think birds take it easy in the heat? Think again, says the Conservancy’s Tim Boucher. See what he saw a broad-winged hawk doing in the record-setting temps of summer!
Written by Timothy Boucher | June 7th, 2011
It’s long-distance-migrating-shorebird time! Conservancy scientist Tim Boucher tells you what to look for — and why these birds love horseshoe crabs.
Written by Rob McDonald | November 8th, 2010
And why do some countries protect so much land, while others protect so little? A new study by Conservancy scientists Rob McDonald and Tim Boucher has some answers.
Written by Timothy Boucher | December 11th, 2009
Just 400 meters of elevation can make a big difference in the birds you see — if you’re traveling through an ecological threshold point, says Tim Boucher.
Written by Timothy Boucher | November 12th, 2009
What am I trying to illustrate in the above photo (a picture of cattle and elephant dung)? That conservation planning is a pile of poop? No. But this mixture of excrement does show why such planning needs to incorporate extreme events like drought or flooding – especially for the impacts of those events on local […]
Written by Timothy Boucher | September 11th, 2009
Late summer birding!? But it’s still hot in many parts of the country, hot and sultry and not much seems to be happening with songbirds, right? They’re in their post-breeding slump, molting and fattening up, getting ready to go south… But not every bird. There are birds are on the wing — shorebirds! They are […]
Written by Timothy Boucher | August 17th, 2009
Hold on a second…there’s a problem with the impressive claim made by Chevrolet last week of 230 miles per gallon for its electric Volt model (which is still under development). Actually, two problems. The first is how to measure the miles per gallon of an electric car. As has been noted in a number of […]