How to build a more sustainable China, one animal at a time
October 12, 2010, 12:31 p.m. by Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy spent four years developing a blueprint for conservation in China. The director of the program explains that it can succeed thanks to support from some powerful people.
Delta river blues: Why you should care about these coastal ecosystems
September 8, 2010, 12:18 p.m. by Nature Conservancy
Deltas: They're not just a Greek letter in a frat house name. Human activity is shrinking river deltas worldwide ... which is bad news for humans, says Nature Conservancy's Jeff Opperman.
The key to life on Earth is understanding biodiversity
June 9, 2010, 6:28 a.m. by Dr. Reese Halter
Conservation biologists are charged with maintaining the rich genetic tapestry of life -- our grandchildren's legacy.
New study: Biodiversity continues to decline worldwide
April 29, 2010, 11:25 p.m. by Nature Conservancy
A new study co-authored by a Nature Conservancy scientist says biodiversity worldwide continues to decline, despite an international pledge to slow such losses.
Flat-headed cat, the world's least known feline, is now endangered
March 23, 2010, 6:09 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
This strange but adorable feline, with webbed feet and a streamlined head, is threatened by encroaching biofuel plantations in its native habitat.
World's smallest orchid discovered with petals only one cell thick
December 2, 2009, 5:28 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The tiny plant, discovered growing inside the root of another small orchid, is just 2.1 mm wide from petal tip to petal tip.