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Posts Tagged ‘The Nature Conservancy’
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.
Earth Day is Monday. How will you celebrate? How about a picnic?
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.
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 devastating damage to the U.S. Northeast from “Superstorm” Sandy has thrust the issue of climate change into public discourse.
The Nature Conservancy is hosting Nov. 5 and Nov. 9 Washington, D.C. forums on strategies for reducing forest emissions while benefiting people who live in the world’s forests. Read today’s post to learn more and register to attend or watch via webcast.
Growing up, The Nature Conservancy’s Sarene Marshall could always walk to the corner store to buy milk. Now she works to protect nature – and people – from the impacts of a changing climate. She shares her perspectives on how important a role conservation can play for cities.
The Nature Conservancy’s Frank Lowenstein is headed to Peru on an official visit as part of his fellowship with the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas.
Colleagues and friends honored the legacy of Kenya’s Dr. Wangari Maathai by planting a tree in her memory at The Nature Conservancy’s garden in Arlington, Va.
Himalayan glaciers may be receding, but a new study finds that changes to monsoons and snowmelt – as well as increasing pressure on groundwater – are more immediate concerns for local water supplies.
An editorial by two policy experts from The Nature Conservancy highlights the importance of making developing countries “ready” to deal with financing for climate change action.
Planet Change today hosts the first in a new series: California Climate Change Chronicles, focusing on innovative policies and nature-based solutions to climate change from a California perspective. Today’s post looks at oyster reefs and how bringing them back can help keep San Francisco Bay healthy.
A group of 121 experts has named The Nature Conservancy a “high-impact nonprofit” working in the field of climate change, according to Philanthropedia.
Environmental leaders gather in Aspen, Colorado to explore how warmer-than-usual temperatures are becoming more common and affecting almost everything, from water supplies to gardening seasons. The Nature Conservancy’s Frank Lowenstein shares his perspective on the meetings.
In her 4th post from the frontlines of Amazon deforestation, Rane Cortez interviews the Environmental Secretary of São Felix do Xingu, a northern Brazilian municipality about the size of Austria, where work is underway to slow the illegal burning and clearing of forests.