Heat Exposure From Deforestation Decreases Cognitive Performance of Rural Workers

New research shows that the associated heat exposure is harming the cognitive performance of rural subsistence workers.

Justine E. Hausheer

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Charting a Future for People and Nature in Post-COVID India

Can science and technology in post-COVID India chart a more sustainable future?

Matthew L. Miller

Backyard Birding in Central India to Beat Lockdown

An Indian nature photographer finds solace in the birds viewed from his balcony.

Ashok Biswal

Biodiverse Forests Capture Carbon Better Than Plantations

New science shows that diverse natural forests with a mix of tree species provide more stable and reliable carbon capture than monoculture plantations in the long run.

Justine E. Hausheer

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Sun Bear: World’s Smallest Bear Has Surprisingly Human Traits

The tiny sun bear is solitary and elusive, but it can mimic facial expressions like a human.

Christine Peterson

Fields on Fire: Can Agricultural Alternatives Mean Cleaner Air in India?

Agriculture burning contributes significantly to air pollution in India, a country with some of the least healthy air in the […]

Priya Shyamsundar and Matthew L. Miller

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Seaweed as Sustainable Livelihood

Seaweed farming can provide livelihoods for rural and indigenous women in Indonesia. How can this aquaculture be practiced sustainably?

Tiffany Waters

What Scientists Can Learn from Sound and Silence

Sound holds the potential to help fill one of the most vexing evidence gaps in conservation: How do we know what we're doing is actually working?

Cara Cannon Byington

Feed the Bears to Save Them?

Everyone knows we shouldn’t feed the bears. But what if, in one instance, it’s necessary to save them from extinction?

Matthew L. Miller

Electrofishing Threatens A Rare Dolphin-Human Partnership

Myanmar’s river dolphins have learned to fish cooperatively with humans. But illegal electrofishing threatens this rare partnership.

Justine E. Hausheer

Human Health At Risk As Tropical Forests Disappear

Widespread forest clearing in Indonesia could be putting people’s health at risk, as trees provide powerful cooling services.

Justine E. Hausheer

Saving Myanmar’s Timber Elephants

Logging elephants are an incredible part of Myanmar’s history — but they’re also key to help reduce the negative impacts that logging can have on the forests.

Justine E. Hausheer