After decades of overharvesting, Myanmar’s forests teak are at a crisis point. But with recent political change comes great opportunity.
New research draws on historical data — including accounts from early explorers — to map the former extent of Australian shellfish reefs.
Conservationists, governments, and everyday people depend upon maps every day. But we always assume that these maps will be available. In Indonesia, that hasn’t always been true.
Successful conservation needs both men and women to thrive. So Conservancy scientist Robyn James is changing the way conservation projects in Melanesia incorporate women — from the Arnavon Islands to Papua New Guinea.
Different ways of knowing often make working across disciplines hard to do, but a little emotional intelligence can go a long way.
Sea turtles were once so abundant that they caused traffic jams in the ocean, but now longline fishing and other threats are decimating populations. Could experimental fishing techniques make the sea highways safe for turtles once more?
Our communities have a problem—one that is trotting on four hooves from woods and fields right into our neighborhoods at an astonishing rate: white-tailed deer.
Can Gabon find a way to achieve its development goals while protecting nature? Can valuing nature's services to people help achieve that balance?
Reduced Impact Logging (RIL) is good for our carbon footprint, right? Not consistently, say Conservancy scientists studying logging practices in Indonesia.
Can a chainsaw be green? That may sound ridiculous, but in the forests of Borneo, loggers can be a critical ally in maintaining biodiversity and mitigating climate change.