Illegal Logging & Energy Shortages Pressure Myanmar’s Forests

Facilitated by organized crime, illegal logging threatens to destroy Myanmar’s forests. But a national energy crisis and the ensuing fuelwood demand pose an equal threat.

Justine E. Hausheer and Timothy Boucher

New Research: Savanna Burning for Global Emissions Reductions

New research from The Nature Conservancy demonstrates that savanna fire management has the potential to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Justine E. Hausheer

Recovery: The Salvation of Desecheo National Wildlife Refuge

Invasive rats, goats and even monkeys had overrun the national wildlife refuge, turning it into an ecological wasteland. But there’s hope.

Ted Williams

Give Me Shelter

Our writer is in Cape May during fall migration. She could be birding, so why is she climbing around on a roof without her binoculars instead?

Cara Cannon Byington

Reef Cam: An Underwater View of an Australian Rocky Reef

Check out a live underwater view of a rocky reef in Melbourne, Australia, and then watch the gannet cam above the surface!

Justine E. Hausheer

Fish Tales: Sourcing Recreational Fisheries Data from Newspaper Records

Scientists successfully used historical newspaper records to gather data on recreational fishing in Australia's Noosa Estuary, revealing declines in the fishery over time.

Justine E. Hausheer

New Protections & Tagged Turtles Provide Hope for the Arnavon Islands

A second round of satellite-tagged turtles provides more migration data, while the Arnavons rookery receives new protections to help prosecute poachers.

Justine E. Hausheer

Forest Soundscapes Hold the Key for Biodiversity Monitoring

New research from Nature Conservancy scientists indicates that forest fragmentation drives distinct changes in the dawn and dusk choruses of forests in Papua New Guinea.

Justine E. Hausheer

How Can the Pronghorn Cross the Fence?

Pronghorns may be the second fastest land mammal on earth, but a simple fence can stop them in their tracks.

Bebe Crouse

Satellite-Tagged Sharks Provide New Data on Gulf Migrations

Follow Nature Conservancy scientists as they tag sharks in the Gulf of Mexico to better understand their migration.

Justine E. Hausheer

Welcome to the Sea Turtle Rodeo

Join scientists and community rangers on a “turtle rodeo” to tag juvenile green turtles in the Solomon Islands.

Justine E. Hausheer

Bioacoustics Reveal How Biodiversity Changes Across Borneo’s Logged Forests

The Nature Conservancy’s Indonesia program is using bioacoustics — first tested in Papua New Guinea — in Borneo, where they will use forest sounds to understand how biodiversity changes with different land use types across East Kalimantan.

Justine E. Hausheer