Tracing the Wild Origins of the Domestic Turkey

What are the wild origins of our domestic turkey – and who did the domesticating? It’s a remarkable story that includes a lost turkey subspecies.

Joe Smith

Can We End Hunger and Protect the Forest in Africa?

Expanding agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa often comes at the expense of forests. Can this challenge be resolved?

Jensen Montambault

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.

Aditya Sood

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.

Matthew L. Miller

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?

Priya Shyamsundar

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.

Matthew L. Miller

Recovery: Ranching Gone Right

Ted Williams looks at ranchers restoring grasslands, repairing watersheds, reconnecting rivers and maintaining wildlife corridors.

Ted Williams

Recovery: Prairie Reprise

Hope on the prairie: conservation and restoration chart a brighter future for North America’s grasslands.

Ted Williams

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.

Matthew L. Miller

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.

Lisa Feldkamp

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.

Ted Williams

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.

Bryan Piazza