A Future with Sturgeon: A Personal Journey with Dinosaur Fish

National Geographic Society & TNC extern Joseph Hill recounts his experiences helping to protect Atlantic sturgeon.

Joseph Hill

From Moose to Marmots, Microclimates Could Provide Climate Buffer

Microclimates — variation in everything from rock formations to vegetation — will help species survive the current and future climate crisis.

Christine Peterson

Connect to Nature Near You: 4 Fun + Informative (+Free) Apps

Looking for free and informative mobile apps to help you connect with nature near you wherever you are? We've got you covered. Pristine natural areas not required.

Cara Cannon Byington

Notes from Eclipses Past: Nervous Hippos, Sad Ducks & Bewildered Ground Squirrels

How do animals react to solar eclipses? Scientists don't know much, but what they do know is, well, sometimes a little weird.

Cara Cannon Byington

Scientists Re-Discover Giant Rat Not Seen in 30+ Years

A TNC-funded expedition in the Solomon Islands has re-discovered a giant rat species.

Justine E. Hausheer

How An Invasive Ant Affects East Africa’s Iconic Wildlife

Invasive ants are having an outsized effect on savanna ecology, impacting even the largest mammals.

Matthew L. Miller

Photographing Eels in the Dark 

An artist turns her camera to the slippery, elusive and endangered American eel.

Jenny Rogers and Christine Fitzgerald

The Search for America’s Tiniest Turtles

In Massachusetts, a team is restoring wetlands and using some old-school ways to track bog turtles process.

Jenny Rogers

Running the Numbers on Global Seabird Restoration

A new database of global seabird restoration projects allows scientists to analyze trends and provides a tool for practitioners looking to effectively restore seabirds and coastal ecosystems.

Justine E. Hausheer

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Borax Lake Chub: Conserving a High Desert Survivor

This fish has adapted to a lake high in arsenic and heavy metals. But human activity poses a greater challenge.

Matthew L. Miller

Sea Turtles Are Under Threat from Small-Scale Fisheries

Free divers are fishing turtles at unsustainble levels in the Solomon Islands.

Justine E. Hausheer

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Nēnē: The Recovery of the Hawaiian Goose

One of the rarest waterfowl species on earth, the nene nearly disappeared forever. Here is its epic story.

Matthew L. Miller