Mapping the Way to Better Conservation in the Caribbean

For the first time, scientists have mapped all the shallow underwater habitats across 30 Caribbean countries and territories.

Cara Cannon Byington

Better Mapping for Better Management of Gabon’s Coastal Wetlands (and Beyond)

If a picture is worth a thousand words, an accurate map may well be worth an entire novel. In Gabon, scientists are working to map a healthy future for Gabon's coastal wetlands.

Cara Cannon Byington

Story type: TNC Science Brief

From Drones to Data at Little Jerusalem

Kristen Sikorsky remembers the first time she saw Little Jerusalem. “It was like looking at a mini-Grand Canyon,” said Sikorsky, […]

Beccy Tanner

Think Drones are Bad for Wildlife? These Videos May Change Your Mind

Drones deservedly have a bad reputation for terrifying wildlife, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

Matthew L. Miller

Can Drones Help Stop the Spread of Kenya’s Invasive Cactus?

Some call it a green hell. Can Kenya’s invasive cactus be stopped?

Matthew L. Miller

Kids, Drones & Science at the Water’s Edge in Grenada

The future of Grenada is in good hands because kids like this — who can plant mangroves and test water quality without even wrinkling their clothes — kids like this can probably do just about anything.

Cara Cannon Byington

7 Science Innovations That Are Changing Conservation

To solve the world’s most pressing conservation problems, scientists are looking to drones, nanotechnology, microbes and even pasta makers.

Cara Cannon Byington and Matthew L. Miller

Flight Over the Bas-Ogooué: Using Drones to Map Gabon’s Wetlands

Nature Conservancy scientists are using unmanned aerial vehicles to create the first-ever detailed wetlands map of coastal Gabon, in partnership with NASA and the European Space Agency.

Justine E. Hausheer

10 Innovations That Are Changing Conservation

Around the globe, conservationists are employing the latest technological advances to make a difference for people, wildlife, oceans, forests and clean water.

Matthew L. Miller

Can Drones Help Monitor Vultures on Mongolia’s Eastern Steppe?

Conservancy scientists are testing whether unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, are an effective tool to monitor Cinereous Vulture populations in Mongolia’s Kherlen Toono Uul Nature Reserve.

Justine E. Hausheer

Field Test: Can We Use Drones to Monitor Water Quality?

A Day in the Field with Drones: NatureNet Science Fellow Essayas Ayana reports on a field experiment to test the potential of UAVS to measure water quality.

Essayas Ayana

Infrared Technology for Wildlife Conservation

Infrared enables us to see minor variations in temperature, even from a distance or at night. See how this technology is revolutionizing conservation science.

Matthew L. Miller