A New Way to Prioritize Climate-Resilient Coral Reefs

A study on coral reefs helps overcome the inherent uncertainty in modeling the future climate scenarios necessary for prioritizing conservation efforts.

Justine E. Hausheer

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Savanna Fire Management Can Fund Africa’s Protected Areas

A new study finds that fire management on Africa’s savannas can generate enough carbon revenue to help fill the funding gap for protected areas.

Justine E. Hausheer

Tropical Deforestation May Reduce Safe Work for Millions

Deforestation reduced safe work hours for more than 4.9 million people across the tropics.

Justine E. Hausheer

Story type: TNC Science Brief

How Sea-level Rise Impacts Marsh Sparrows

Scientists are studying the effects of sea-level rise on salt marshes, and two imperiled sparrow species.

Lauren D. Pharr

When Wildfire Comes to Nature Conservancy Preserves

This year, wildfire affected dozens of Nature Conservancy preserves. How did they fare?

Matthew L. Miller

Deforestation Is Killing Workers in Tropical Countries

New science estimates that heat increases caused by deforestation are killing more than 100 people per year in Berau, Indonesia.

Justine E. Hausheer

Moose in the Morning: 20 Years of Silver Creek

Twenty years of conservation writing, and a creek runs through it.

Matthew L. Miller

Invasive Wild Pigs = 1 Million Cars Per Year of Carbon Emissions

Australian scientists estimate that invasive wild pigs release the carbon-dioxide emissions equivalent of more than 1 million cars per year.

Justine E. Hausheer

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Table Corals Could Be the Key to a Resilient Great Barrier Reef

Scientists discover that table corals regenerate Great Barrier Reef habitats 14 times faster than other coral species.

Justine E. Hausheer

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Rebalancing Water and Land Use for Nature and People in California

Examining how ecological restoration efforts – rewilding – could recover the San Joaquin’s natural diversity and ensure the long-term health and productivity of farms and the local communities they support.

Cara Cannon Byington

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Deforestation Reduces Worker Productivity in the Tropics

Research from Indonesia finds that rural workers in deforested landscapes were less productive than those working in intact forest settings.

Justine E. Hausheer

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Giving Wildlife Room to Roam in the Face of Climate Change

Why Idaho’s Pioneer Mountains give wildlife room to roam in the face of climate change.

Matthew L. Miller