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

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

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

Putting Conservation on the Map: A Blueprint for a Healthy Planet

New research from Conservancy scientists provides a blueprint for guiding development to best protect the last remaining wild places.

Joseph Kiesecker

The Transformation of Gabon: Can Nature Make Economic Development Work Better for People?

Can Gabon find a way to achieve its development goals while protecting nature? Can valuing nature's services to people help achieve that balance?

Josh Goldstein

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

Recent Study Offers First Comprehensive Picture of Appalachian Energy Development

Energy development is booming in the Appalachians. What does this mean for conservation? A new study offers the first comprehensive picture.

Thomas Minney

A Different Perspective to Understand How Energy Impacts Biodiversity

New research reveals how little we know about how energy development impacts biodiversity, and pinpoints a potential solution.

Justine E. Hausheer

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

Wind Turbines and Birds: What’s the Real Story?

Cats and window collisions kill more birds, but that doesn't mean conservationists should ignore the effects of wind turbines. Blogger David Mehlman takes a look at the science, and finds significant impacts to both birds and bats.

Dave Mehlman