Mapping the Planet’s Critical Areas for Biodiversity & Nature’s Contributions to People

New science points to areas where conservation can provide 90% of nature’s contributions to people and meet biodiversity goals.

Matthew L. Miller

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Pigeon Predictors & Turtle Backpacks: How Tracking Wildlife Can Aid Climate Change Research

Wildlife tracking can provide humans with critical information to predict our weather and climate patterns.

Christine Peterson

Prioritizing Land Protection to Save Mammals from Extinction

A new study identifies habitats where strengthening existing conservation protections can reduce extinction risk for mammals.

Justine E. Hausheer

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A New Boost for Biochar as a Natural Climate Solution

Biochar could be a meaningful ally in tackling the climate crisis.

Ayla Norris Smith

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Making Global Freshwater Targets Local

Creative solutions that go beyond conventional protected areas are necessary to safeguard the future of global freshwater ecosystems.

Matthew L. Miller

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The First World Map of Tidal Marshes

A new global map of tidal marshes, one of the world’s most productive ecosystems.

Mark Spalding

Small Land Holders Can Lead the Way in Tropical Tree Cover Restoration

Science shows that when it comes to tropical forest restoration at scale, small landholders matter. A lot.

Cara Cannon Byington

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8 Invasive Animals You Didn’t Know Were Invasive

There are some invasive species that get a lot of press. Many others, though, are more mundane. And you might not realize they're invasive.

Matthew L. Miller

Liana Cutting in Selectively Logged Forests Increases Carbon Sequestration

Cutting lianas, a diverse group of woody climbing plants, is a well-known way to increase carbon sequestration and timber production.

Matthew L. Miller

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Why Protected Areas Must Consider What’s Beneath the Surface

New research finds that 85% of protected areas with groundwater-dependent ecosystems have groundwatersheds that may be underprotected.

Matthew L. Miller

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Gender Bias Holds Women Back in Conservation Careers

Researchers surveying Nature Conservancy staff find that gender bias and inequity hold women back across their conservation careers.

Justine E. Hausheer

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How Can Fisheries Weather Climate Change? New Tool Offers Guidance

A new toolkit helps natural resource managers adapt fisheries management in an uncertain future.

Natalie van Hoose