Progress in the Search for Better Battery Tech

A new paper by Conservancy NatureNet Science Fellow Won-Hee Ryu may ultimately help scientists overcome one of the most intractable technological obstacles to wholesale adoption of clean energy.

Cara Cannon Byington

Technology to the Rescue for Foresters in the Thick of It

Managing forests to remain resilient through wildfire, drought, and forest pests in a changing climate is complicated. New technology is helping forest managers to restore forests to a healthy mix of spatial diversity.

Lisa Feldkamp

Maintaining Healthy Forests Takes More than Planting Trees

Conservationists should plant more trees, but that’s not the whole story. America’s forests must be resilient to survive wildfires and invading forest pests in a changing climate.

Lisa Feldkamp

A Dirty Solution to Cleaning the Atmosphere

Soils have twice as much carbon as the atmosphere. Which means there’s a lot of interest in figuring out if soil can hold even more carbon—to help fight climate change.

Stephen Wood

R&D for a Future Powered by Clean Energy

Building a Better Battery: NatureNet Science Fellow makes a breakthrough in the effort to build cost-effective and energy-efficient ways to store clean energy on the world's power grids.

Cara Cannon Byington

10 Innovations That Are Changing Conservation

Around the globe, conservationists are employing the latest technological advances to make a difference for people, wildlife, oceans, forests and clean water.

Matthew L. Miller

10 Unexpected Impacts of Climate Change

Climate change will affect your health, your sports, even what you drink. A look at some of the more unexpected impacts.

Matthew L. Miller

The Four Biggest Hazards Facing Monarch Butterflies, and How You Can Help

A recent scientific paper argues that monarch butterflies are at risk of “quasi-extinction.” But what does this mean? Our blogger breaks down the issues facing butterflies.

Christine Peterson

The Incredible Shrinking Bison, an Unexpected Impact of Climate Change

Shrinking bison? One of the unexpected impacts of climate change is bison changing their diets. And it could in turn affect how we manage the prairie.

Matthew L. Miller

Harvesting Whitebark Pine Cones to Save a Forest

Near the top of the Rockies, crews climb trees and risk danger to collect pine cones. But this isn’t an extreme sport: their work is key to saving one of the West’s iconic trees.

Hal Herring

Adventures in Alternative Energy: Giant Clam Edition

The world's largest clams may well hold the missing link to large-scale production of clean biofuels from algae.

Cara Cannon Byington

Wake Up to Blue Carbon

Climate change is a portfolio problem, and we need carbon-storing coastal wetlands to help solve it.

Mark Spalding and Emily Landis