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

Conserving Nature’s Stage

Conserving nature’s stage: a strategy to sustain biodiversity in the wake of climate change.

Justine E. Hausheer

Building a Better Battery

NatureNet Science Fellow Won-Hee Ryu -- materials scientist and nanotechnology expert -- might not be a typical Conservancy scientist, but his work could have as much benefit to society (and nature) as traditional biodiversity conservation.

Cara Cannon Byington

Is the Future of Sustainability in Nanotechnology?

More than half of the energy generated in the U.S. is lost as heat. Where some people might see only wasted potential, NatureNet Fellow Haoran Yang sees a huge opportunity.

Cara Cannon Byington

Even Forest Superpowers Have Limits

A new paper out in the Journal Nature this week adds a frightening twist to an enduring mystery around the role of forests and climate change. Forest carbon scientist Peter Ellis reports on what this means for conservation.

Peter Ellis

Recent Study Pinpoints Where Ocean Acidification Will Hit Hardest

New research reveals regions and communities most vulnerable to ocean acidification’s affect on shellfisheries.

Justine E. Hausheer

In Synch: Char & Salmon Migrations in Warming Waters

In Southeast Alaska, salmon are changing their annual migration patterns due to warming waters. Will one of their main predators -- Dolly Varden char -- adapt to the change?

Matthew L. Miller

Better Green Living Through Chemistry

Conservancy NatureNet Fellow Sen Zhang and colleagues announced a process that overcomes a key obstacle to wider adoption of renewable energy fuel cells: their prohibitive cost.

Cara Cannon Byington

From Theory to Practice: Managing Coral Reefs for Resilience

Scientists and reef managers agree: the key to successful reef management is resilience. But how do you manage for resilient corals? It was hard to know. Until now.

Cara Cannon Byington

Safe(r) Spaces for Species under Climate Change

Climate change might change everything for conservation. How can we protect biodiversity as species move & adapt? New study says conserve "flexible" landscapes.

Marty Downs

Coasts at Risk Report Expands Thinking on Natural Hazards

Nature has an important role in preparing for, and recovering from, natural disasters on coasts around the world. A new report substantiates the link.

Marty Downs