Meet the Leatherback: A Giant, Deep-Diving Migrant of the Open Seas

What dives deeper than a submarine, swims across oceans, is covered in polka-dots, and has a mouth straight out of a horror movie?

Justine E. Hausheer

When Sea Cucumbers Spawn, Where Do Their Larvae Go?

New research on sea cucumber genetics indicates that locally managed marine areas are a good way to protect this fishery for communities.

Justine E. Hausheer

Story type: TNC Science Brief

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

Coral Atolls are Not a Lost Cause

An international team argues that strategic ecological restoration could save coral atoll islands from the rising seas of climate change.

Cara Cannon Byington

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

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

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

Palmyra’s Fishing for Science Program Tags 1,000th Fish

Launched in 2018, the program tagged its 1000th fish on December 5, 2022—a significant milestone in a challenging environment.

Matthew L. Miller

The Logging Industry Can Help Protect Tropical Birds

Well-managed logging concessions can play a critical role in species conservation. A new study quantifies the conservation responsibility of the […]

Justine E. Hausheer

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Meet the World’s Largest Land Crab

The coconut crab can lift 60 pounds and crack coconuts. It’s also facing a perilous future.

Matthew L. Miller