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

Mapping Reduced-Impact Logging with Lidar

Nature Conservancy scientists are using lidar ⎯ light pulses beamed down from airplanes ⎯ to map reduced-impact logging in Indonesia.

Justine E. Hausheer

The Path to Sustainable Fisheries is Paved with Data

The SNAPP Data-Limited Fisheries Working Group is field testing a user friendly application that puts management and science-based sustainability within the reach of small-scale and data-limited fisheries.

Cara Cannon Byington

Recovery: Rehoming Brook Trout, the Dweller of Springs

Throughout its natural range, the brook trout is finding less and less of what it needs most: clean, cold water. But recovery efforts are underway, Ted Williams reports.

Ted Williams

Calculating Uncertainty in the Forest Carbon Equation

New research from Conservancy scientists provides a more accurate estimate of forest carbon in Indonesia.

Justine E. Hausheer

Wiring Up the Caribbean: Designing Marine Protected Areas for Coral Reef Connectivity

New research shows how conservationists can better incorporate coral reef connectivity into marine protected areas.

Justine E. Hausheer

Snow Birds: 10 Birds to Look for in Winter

Winter birding isn’t easy, but it is amazing. If you’re ready to brave the cold, here are 10 winter-only species to search for this month.

Justine E. Hausheer

Protected Areas Are Falling Short for Migratory Birds

Compared to other species, the world’s nearly 10,000 birds receive a lot of conservation attention. But what if one of our most common conservation tools — protected areas — are failing to protect migratory spe

Justine E. Hausheer

Top 10 Winter Wildlife Experiences to Enjoy Near You

The weather outside is frightful, but the fire? Forget it. It’s time to head outside in search of owls, tracks, carcasses and more. Your guide to winter wildlife fun.

Matthew L. Miller

Connecting the Tigers

A new study by NatureNet Science Fellow Trishna Dutta and her colleagues shows some surprising — and hopeful — findings for protecting India’s tigers.

Trishna Dutta

Bioacoustics for Conservation Land-Use Planning

Conservancy scientists are using innovative acoustic sampling data to inform conservation land use planning in Papua New Guinea’s rainforests.

Justine E. Hausheer

Eavesdropping on the Sounds of the Rainforest

Nature Conservancy scientists venture deep into the mountains of Papua New Guinea to record the soundscape of the forest, gathering biodiversity data for conservation land-use planning.

Justine E. Hausheer