Nature Conservancy

Nature Conservancy

Welcome to Cool Green Science — the conservation blog of The Nature Conservancy!

You’ll find four things on this blog:

  1. Nature Conservancy scientists and experts talking about conservation issues of moment — everything from migratory birds to coral reefs to rainforests to the intersection between humans and nature — in our uniquely rigorous, science-based way.
  2. Links to interesting online news and features about the Conservancy’s work and opportunities to help support and engage more deeply with that work.
  3. Links to conservation news around the world.
  4. Your comments on the issues raised by our posts — constituting what we hope is a vigorous debate about the state of conservation and the future of our planet.

Recent content

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Controlled burns: Are they worth it?

In Brazil, the meat industry searches for a solution to deforestation

Are organic foods really about better nutrition?

New energy production and nature: What will the impacts be?

Welcoming birds back to a remote Alaskan island

Studying wildlife to death?

The Chevy Volt: 230 miles per gallon! What’s wrong with this picture?

The most neglected habitat

By the numbers: Can we save the last herds, flocks and swarms?