Coastal Wetlands Prevented $625M in Property Damage During Hurricane Sandy

Put a dollar value on it: engineers, ecologists and risk modelers team up to measure the value of coastal wetlands for reducing hurricane risk.

Siddharth Narayan and Mike Beck

Climate Change is Already Heating Up the World’s Cities

While it is hard to attribute any single event like the "Lucifer" heat wave to climate change, new science makes it abundantly clear that climate change has already made our summers hotter and riskier.

Rob McDonald

The Quest to Restore American Elms: Nearing the Finish Line

The quest to restore the American elm has been underway for more than 50 years. Now success is closer than ever.

Suki Casanave

Kids, Drones & Science at the Water’s Edge in Grenada

The future of Grenada is in good hands because kids like this — who can plant mangroves and test water quality without even wrinkling their clothes — kids like this can probably do just about anything.

Cara Cannon Byington

Adventures in Self-Experimentation: Matrix Pills & Plowing Tropical Fields

Scientists Nick Wolff and Yuta Masuda recount their experiences testing new technology first-hand in the fields of Indonesia.

Yuta J. Masuda and Nicholas H. Wolff

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

Remember That Catastrophic Natural Gas Leak in California? Yeah, That Could Happen Again

New research finds 1 in 5 active underground natural gas storage wells in the U.S. could be vulnerable to large-scale accidental releases, like the one at California's Aliso Canyon well field in October 2015.

Cara Cannon Byington

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