Emerging Science Explores Ways to Help Make Green Energy Tech Greener

TNC NatureNet Science Fellow Robert Higgins describes an environmentally friendly way to extract the rare-earth minerals that are critical to green energy technologies, from wind turbines to hydrogen-powered cars.

Cara Cannon Byington

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Incorporating Conservation Into Public Health Frameworks

New research incorporates conservation considerations into occupational health and safety frameworks.

Justine E. Hausheer

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Planning for the Future in a Warming Ocean

As climate change makes natural systems more unpredictable, the past is no longer a reliable predictor of the future

Justine E. Hausheer

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How Much Does It Cost to Save Tropical Forests and Prevent Climate Change?

New research directly compares, for the first time, how much carbon dioxide could be removed from the atmosphere by both tropical reforestation and deforestation.

Matthew L. Miller and Priya Shyamsundar

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Trees in the US Annually Prevent 1,200 Deaths During Heat Waves

High temperatures are often the greatest weather-related public health threat. Trees can help.

Rob McDonald

Can Migrating Birds Adapt To Climate Change?

Migratory birds are facing changing insect hatches and tree blooms. How can they adapt? And how can you help?

Matthew L. Miller

The Seed Collectors

Seed collections have helped us understand biodiversity for decades. Now they’re also helping us understand climate change.

Kris Millgate

A Tale of Two Paths to the World in 2050

Can the world actually meet people’s needs for food, water and energy while doing more to protect nature? Is it even theoretically possible? New science says, Yes, but there are a lot strings attached.

Cara Cannon Byington

The Mystery of the Dying Mesquites

If a tree dies in the desert, will anyone notice before it’s too late?

Matthew L. Miller

Why are Yellowstone’s Swans Disappearing?

Yellowstone, the place that saved trumpeter swans, is now losing them.

Christine Peterson

Managing Fisheries in the Face of Climate Change

Climate change is impacting fisheries, but regulating agencies are ill-equipped to respond to the challenges.

Jono Wilson

Nurseries Restore Staghorn Coral in the Florida Keys

Hands-on coral restoration will help save reefs in the Florida Keys.

Caitlin Lustic