The Nature Conservancy’s Sarene Marshall makes her own Mother’s Day traditions: they might entail work (a home-cooked meal) as well as play – and time spent close to home with family, or outside in nature.
A new report lays out strategies that support plants and animals in adapting to a rapidly changing climate. The Conservancy’s Sarah Murdock explains how they can also help keep nature healthy for people.
Earth Day is Monday. How will you celebrate? How about a picnic?
We all may joke about enjoying warmer winter days with climate change. Is this just gallows humor? Is there anything funny about global warming? The Nature Conservancy’s Sarene Marshall reflects on some serious problems with how we’ve framed the issue.
National Geographic photographer James Balog and his crew risk life and limb “Chasing Ice” to record in pictures the story of diminishing Arctic ice sheets. It’s not too late to see the film, but time may be running out for some of the glaciers.
What gets you outside? Does nasty weather keep you in? A recent survey found that many do not turn first to nature to bust stress – and that weather was the biggest obstacle for women in getting outside.
From the timing of spring blossoms, to the fruit and nuts we can harvest, changes in our climate can have large effects.
Ocean acidity is rapidly increasing because of too much carbon pollution. This spells trouble for shellfish, like oysters, that need lower acidity to grow their hard shells. It may also be bad news for oyster lovers…
Is it cool to be hip on climate? The World Bank thinks so… you can tune in via live feed to their awards event Friday for stories of climate change from around the world, told through award-winning video, music and photography.
Chants, signs and passion were on display Sunday at a climate rally in Washington, D.C. Read today’s post to find out what it was like to be part of what is being called the largest demonstration for climate change action in history.
Big storms and coastal flooding hit one Massachusetts neighborhood twice in as many years – is this the “new normal” we’ve been warned about? And what can we do to prepare for the next storm?
President Obama has put climate change on the national agenda. Read excerpts from his State of the Union speech, and The Nature Conservancy’s response.
Manuai Matawai of Pere Village, Papua New Guinea, is realizing his dream of sailing the Pacific in a traditional outrigger canoe to spread the word about climate change threats to the people of island nations.
The Weather Channel’s Jim Cantore interviews Mark Tercek, president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, about investing in “natural infrastructure.”
Follow guest blogger, Alejandro Hernandez, to Chiapas, Mexico, where he works with farmers and ranchers to adopt sustainable practices. The Nature Conservancy is working to reforest steep pastures and help farmers increase their yields, even in the face of droughts and floods.
American voters passed 46 out of 57 state and local funding measures for land and water conservation, underscoring bipartisan support for nature – and all of its benefits for people.
The Nature Conservancy has published a new report on sharing the benefits of forest conservation with local communities. Check out today’s post to read the report, or to register to attend Friday’s Washington, D.C. forum where its findings will be discussed.