Where Logging Reigns, Going Beyond Sharing vs Sparing

Conservancy scientists and their partners are teasing apart the complexities of the land sharing or sparing question in Berau, Indonesia.

Justine E. Hausheer

Recovery: Benefits of Salmon Failure

Behind a well-publicized failure to recover Atlantic salmon is a largely unknown story of conservation success.

Ted Williams

NatureNet Science Research Update: Nanotechnology

An important step toward the next generation of smart nanoparticle systems: the ability to precisely engineer those systems in size, shape and composition

Cara Cannon Byington

New Science Shows Seagrass Meadows Suppress Pathogens

After a bout of illness in Indonesia, scientists discover that seagrass meadows have bacteria-fighting superpowers that benefit people, fish and invertebrates.

Cara Cannon Byington

How Blizzards and Extreme Cold Impact Birds

Even hardy birds can be taxed by extreme cold and snow. A look at the impacts of one particularly severe blizzard on our feathered friends.

Joe Smith

Which Sources of Blue Carbon Measure Up to the Mitigation Challenge?

New research shows that coastal habitats — mangrove forests, tidal marshes, and seagrass meadows — have the most potential amongst marine systems to act as long-term carbon sequestration solutions.

Justine E. Hausheer

Can Grasslands, The Ecosystem Underdog, Play an Underground Role in Climate Solutions?

What role can grasslands play in climate change solutions? The answer is in the roots.

Marissa Ahlering

Batteries that Run on Blood?

Yes, blood—specifically the part of hemoglobin that transports oxygen—significantly improves lithium-oxygen battery efficiency.

Cara Cannon Byington

How Much Do Wetlands Reduce Property Damage During Hurricanes?

A Collaborative Study with the Insurance Industry Four years ago this month, Hurricane Sandy devastated much of the US Atlantic […]

Siddharth Narayan

Pika Quest

Meet the American pika; an adorable relative of the rabbit that hides high in the “sky islands” of mountain slopes. Adapted to a cold environment, these furry mammals are at risk in a warming world.

Lisa Feldkamp

Energy Sprawl is the Largest Driver of Land Use Change in the U.S.

The development of new land area required for energy production is, and will likely continue to be, the largest driver of land use change in the U.S. for the foreseeable future.

Cara Cannon Byington

Migration in Motion: Visualizing Species Movements Due to Climate Change

Climate change is already forcing species to migrate to cooler climates, and Conservancy scientists are mapping these predicted migrations.

Justine E. Hausheer