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

Mapping Conservation & History on the Kokoda Track

A new 3-D map of Papua New Guinea’s famous Kokoda Track will help both preserve the country’s military history and protect the surrounding forest.

Justine E. Hausheer

Time to Bust the Silos: Coral Reefs, Human Health + Sewage Pollution

The human health and marine conservation sectors are fighting the same root causes and effects of poor water quality. They’re just fighting them separately. New science says the opportunities for collaboration are there and it's past time to bridge the gaps.

Cara Cannon Byington

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Experimenting with Water Funds + Behavior Change

Can targeted, farm-level recommendations spark adoption at the scale needed to ensure the city of Nairobi a sustainable water supply? TNC scientists are experimenting to find out.

Stephen Wood

Recovery: How Herbicides Can Save Fish and Wildlife

Many times, the best tool in fighting invasive plants is strategically deployed herbicide.

Ted Williams

Saving Conifer Strongholds in the Northwoods

Facing a warming climate, conservationists issue a call to action to save northern conifers.

Meredith Cornett

Sustainable Sea Cucumbers: Saving the “Gold Bars” of the Ocean

In Papua New Guinea, a tribal network is taking sustainable management of sea cucumber fisheries into their own hands.

Justine E. Hausheer

Investigating the Illegal Sea Turtle Trade

Nature Conservancy scientists are investigating the illegal turtle trade in the Solomon Islands.

Justine E. Hausheer

Recovery: New Hope for Caribbean Coral

An effort to restore coral reefs finds its hope in fragments. Literally.

Ted Williams

Three Lizards in a Beer Can

A video shows how a routine trash pick-up revealed a reptilian surprise.

Matthew L. Miller

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

How Wild Predators Can Improve Human Health

Wild predators are almost always painted as the villain in myth and popular culture, but the truth is that predators are key for healthy ecosystems, and even healthy people.

Justine E. Hausheer