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Building Drought Resilience in India’s Water Stressed Regions
A holistic approach to improving drought resilience in India has the potential to not only enhance water security but also create healthy wildlife habitat.
More Trout, Less Algae: Wisconsin Stream Demonstrates Benefits of Targeted Conservation
In Wisconsin’s Pecatonica River watershed, conservationists have targeted conservation practices on farms where they can make the most difference for the least cost. The results benefit everything from water quality to trout.
Can India’s Farmers Deliver Clean Air Along with Good Food?
Delhi’s residents live with air pollution and smog every day. Could changing farming practices help change this reality?
Secret Snails of the Magic Valley
In the isolated, crystal-clear waters of Idaho’s Thousand Springs region live species found nowhere else on earth.
Recovery: Ranching Gone Right
Ted Williams looks at ranchers restoring grasslands, repairing watersheds, reconnecting rivers and maintaining wildlife corridors.
Recovery: Prairie Reprise
Hope on the prairie: conservation and restoration chart a brighter future for North America’s grasslands.
Can Ancient Herding Traditions Help Cattle Coexist with Wolves and Sage Grouse?
On the Central Idaho range, a rancher looks to ancient herding traditions to help coexist with wolves, sage grouse and native fish. But challenges abound.
Space Cowboys: A New Generation of Prairie Keepers
How many cows can you graze and maintain a healthy prairie? Satellites & scientists find solutions that improve habitat and maintain ranching livelihoods.
Recovery: Bats with Your Tequila
The first bat to be delisted by the Endangered Species Act also performs a vital ecosystem service: helping with a vital ingredient in your margarita.
Dead Zone Redemption
The Nature Conservancy is working with partners to reduce the amount of nutrients entering the Mississippi River Basin by 20 percent by 2025.
Attacking Invasive Cheatgrass at Its Root
Not much can stop cheatgrass from spreading. That's why scientists are turning to a solution in the soil, a microbe that inhibits the growth of cheatgrass roots, giving native plants a chance to return.
Scaling-Up Agricultural Planning for Conservation in the Brazilian Cerrado
Nature Conservancy scientists have found that landscape-scale impact mitigation in Brazil offers significant benefits for conservation, without adding substantial cost increases for commercial agricultural producers.