Logging Carbon by Trailing Loggers

Reduced Impact Logging (RIL) is good for our carbon footprint, right? Not consistently, say Conservancy scientists studying logging practices in Indonesia.

Marty Downs

Chasing Cod: Tracking a Fish to Save an Industry

Cod is as much a part of Eastern Massachusetts as the Red Sox. But the fishery has been in long-term decline. Can tracking cod help save them...and an industry?

Misty Edgecomb

The Grouse in Winter

Self-made snow igloos, "reverse" migrations and big sagebrush. The unusual ways 3 grouse species survive and thrive in deep snow and frigid temperatures.

Matthew L. Miller

Bear Nap by the Camera Trap

Does a bear sleep in the woods? Camera Trap Chronicles features a time-lapse video of a black bear's ten hour nap underneath a camera trap.

Matthew L. Miller

Camera Trap Chronicles: Wildlife of North Idaho’s Working Forests

Grizzly bears and moose and flying squirrels, oh my. Check out the critters captured via camera trap images on Conservancy projects in North Idaho.

Matthew L. Miller

Field Notes: A Bison Herd Without Raging Bulls?

Does removing the oldest, most dominant bulls from a bison population affect breeding and herd behavior? It's the latest chapter in the extensive research of these animals at Ordway Prairie.

Matthew L. Miller

Science: Mangrove Forests as Incredible Carbon Stores

Based on these new findings, says Conservancy marine scientist Mark Spalding, the world should be investing a lot more in preventing mangrove loss and restoration.

Mark Spalding

How Green is Your Chainsaw?

Can a chainsaw be green? That may sound ridiculous, but in the forests of Borneo, loggers can be a critical ally in maintaining biodiversity and mitigating climate change.

Bronson Griscom

Traveling Naturalist: Elephants, Kudus and More in Tarangire National Park

The Traveling Naturalist visits Tarangire National Park in northern Tanzania, home to one of the largest herds of elephants in Africa, unusual antelope, migrating zebras, lions and warthogs and much, much more. Can it stay that way? Does tourism help?

Matthew L. Miller

After the Clearcuts: People, Ecology & the Way Forward in an Alaska Rainforest

Is there a way to ecologically restore the forests on Prince of Wales while also creating economic opportunities for local communities? That’s the question at the heart of research and work here by Nature Conservancy foresters.

Matthew L. Miller

Traveling Naturalist: 5 Top Spots to See Yellowstone’s Wildlife

Heading to America's first national park? Our blogger points you to the best spots to see Yellowstone's diverse wildlife, including creatures very, very large and those very, very small.

Matthew L. Miller

New Study: Coastal Nature Reduces Risk from Storm Impacts for 1.3 Million U.S. Residents

Nature reduces risk from coastal storms for millions of U.S. residents and billions of dollars in property values, says a new study from scientists at the Natural Capital Project and The Nature Conservancy.

Bob Lalasz