Bird Country: Saving the Riverina’s Last Wild Wetlands

In a dry corner of southeast Australia, life-giving wetlands sustain a huge array of birds—and a 50,000-year old culture.

Justine E. Hausheer

Wrapping Trees to Find Reptiles

Scientists are searching for rare reptiles by wrapping trees with yoga-matt-like foam.

Justine E. Hausheer

Deforestation Exposes Rural People to Dangerous Heat Stress

Rural Indonesians are changing their behavior as deforestation creates increased local temperatures.

Justine E. Hausheer

Story type: TNC Science Brief

The Conservation Story of the Kenya Black Leopard

The first scientific confirmation of a black leopard in Kenya is a story of conservation, community and coexistence.

Matthew L. Miller

In Pictures: Saving Papua New Guinea’s Sea Cucumbers

View photographs from our reporter’s journey to Manus, where local communities are taking sustainable sea cucumber management into their own hands.

Justine E. Hausheer

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

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

Investigating the Illegal Sea Turtle Trade

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

Justine E. Hausheer

What Scientists Can Learn from Sound and Silence

Sound holds the potential to help fill one of the most vexing evidence gaps in conservation: How do we know what we're doing is actually working?

Cara Cannon Byington

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

Reefs Like Zombies?

Coral reefs, parrotfish, climate change, Michigan tourists, and, well, zombies.

Cara Cannon Byington

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