Species On the Move: Mapping Barriers for Wildlife in a Warming World

As the planet warms, some species will need to relocate to areas with suitable climate conditions for survival. New research reveals that only 41 percent of the natural land area in the United States retains enough connectivity to facilitate this migration.

Justine E. Hausheer

A Murder of Crows: When Roosting Crows Come to Town

Crows don’t always make the easiest of neighbors. But sometimes dealing with crows is as simple as an attitude adjustment.

Annelise Eagleton

Why Conservation Needs Women: Supporting Women’s Networks for Community Conservation

Successful conservation needs both men and women to thrive. So Conservancy scientist Robyn James is changing the way conservation projects in Melanesia incorporate women — from the Arnavon Islands to Papua New Guinea.

Justine E. Hausheer

Nature Doesn’t Hurt Farmers, It Helps

If removing habitat from farms doesn’t improve food safety, are other practices equally as ineffective, or worse, potentially damaging to farmers? A new study says yes.

Cara Cannon Byington

Headhunters, Poaching, & Arson: Community Conservation in the Arnavons

After a 40-year history punctuated by arson, conflict, and poaching, conservation efforts in the Arnavon Islands are yielding a glimmer of hope for hawksbills sea turtles. Now, Conservancy scientists are working with local communities to make these critical islands the first site in the Solomon Island’s protected area network.

Justine E. Hausheer

Unraveling the Mystery of Hawksbill Sea Turtle Migration

Join Conservancy scientists in the Arnavon Islands, where they’re tagging hawksbill sea turtles with satellite trackers to discover where and when these turtles migrate in between nesting.

Justine E. Hausheer

A Day in the Life of a Field Scientist: Arnavon Islands Edition

Follow science writer Justine E. Hausheer along on a typical day of scientific fieldwork in the Arnavon Islands: tagging turtles, trapping for nautilus, handlining fish, and catching crocs, all in the name of science.

Justine E. Hausheer

A Slaughter on Sikopo: Poaching Threatens Hawksbill Turtles in the Arnavons

Grim news on two of the tagged hawksbill turtles highlights the need for the Conservancy's investigation into the illegal hawksbill trade in the Solomon Islands.

Justine E. Hausheer

Watching a Baby Bison Die

This spring, well-meaning tourists tried to rescue a Yellowstone bison calf from the cold. It didn’t end well. What happens when we put our human narratives on the wild.

Kris Millgate

The Cactus Smuggler: Are Desert Plants Being Loved to Extinction?

Across their range, cacti are disappearing. The number one culprit? Illegal collecting. A look at the cactus smuggling trade.

Christine Peterson

10 Overlooked Wildlife Experiences in Our National Parks

Move over grizzlies and bison. We’re looking for some of the more unusual national park wildlife encounters, from pupfish to endemic chipmunks to salamanders. How many have you seen?

Matthew L. Miller

Hyperstability: The Achilles’ Heel of Data-Poor Fisheries

New research indicates that hyperstability — when catches remain high even as fish are rapidly depleted — could be a major challenge for assessing data-poor coral reef fisheries.

Justine E. Hausheer