Meet the Amazing Giant Rats of Oceania

Rats that climb trees, swim in rivers, grow to epic sizes, and evade detection by scientists for decades. Meet seven spectacular rat species from Oceania.

Justine E. Hausheer

Scientists Re-Discover Giant Rat Not Seen in 30+ Years

A TNC-funded expedition in the Solomon Islands has re-discovered a giant rat species.

Justine E. Hausheer

Communities Unite to Save Papua New Guinea’s Forests from Logging

A group of villages in Papua New Guinea decided to protect their damaged rainforests from future clearcuts. A photographer captured that work in action.

Annette Ruzicka and Eric Seeger

Sea Turtles Are Under Threat from Small-Scale Fisheries

Free divers are fishing turtles at unsustainble levels in the Solomon Islands.

Justine E. Hausheer

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Lost and Found: A Story from Palmyra Atoll

When you work in a place remote as Palmyra Atoll, if equipment fails, there won’t be a midweek run to Bass Pro Shops.

Kydd Pollock

Nature and Equity: The Future of Lasting Conservation?

Solutions to the challenges of biodiversity loss and climate change may require entwined solutions framed by “Nature and Equity.”

Cara Cannon Byington

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Two New Mammal Guides for Australia & the SW Pacific

These two new guides cover some of the world's most marvellous mammals, from kangaroos to quolls, to flying foxes and clambering cuscus.

Justine E. Hausheer

The Nature Conservancy Announces Expansion of First dFAD Partnership

This year on World Tuna Day, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) Hawai‘i and Palmyra announces the expansion of the first drifting […]

The Editors

It Takes A Village

In the majority of places where conservationists work, our success or failure rides on the backs of the people who live there.

Justine E. Hausheer

Women Lead Leatherback Conservation in the Solomon Islands

Changing cultural perceptions around gender can’t work without the support of the local communities.

Justine E. Hausheer

Giving Voice to Haevo’s Women Rangers

Hear from the Solomon Island's first women rangers as share their experiences working to protect nesting leatherback sea turtles.

Justine E. Hausheer

Satellite Tracking the Pacific’s Most Endangered Leatherback Turtles

A new satellite tagging study in the Solomon Islands will help protect critically endangered leatherback sea turtles.

Justine E. Hausheer