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

Like to Eat? Then You Should Care About Biodiversity

Farming and ranching can be converted from a global environmental problem into the leading edge of an effort to avert looming biological disaster – and farmers themselves can become more productive and profitable.

Ginya Truitt Nakata

New Research: Savanna Burning for Global Emissions Reductions

New research from The Nature Conservancy demonstrates that savanna fire management has the potential to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Justine E. Hausheer

Making Nature’s Value Visible (To All): Coral Reef Edition

To all the benefits of coral reefs, add one more: flood reduction. Without coral reefs, annual global damages from flooding would double.

Cara Cannon Byington

Solving (Part of) the Urban Forest Paradox

Power to the Trees: New research from TNC and NASA shows targeted urban reforestation efforts can provide meaningful public health benefits in terms of reduced mortality and morbidity.

Cara Cannon Byington

What is Permafrost?

With global climate change, the northern latitudes are warming on a large scale, and permafrost soils have begun to thaw at an unprecedented rate.

Sophie Parker