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Building From a Merger That Didn't Happen

Mark Tercek | Posted 03.25.2014 | Green
Mark Tercek

The following post is jointly authored by Mark Tercek, President & CEO of The Nature Conservancy and Brett Jenks, President & CEO of Rare. Last fa...

Q&A With Andreas Merkl: Dialogues on the Environment

Mark Tercek | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Mark Tercek

In this ongoing series, I talk with thought leaders about ideas and trends in the environmental movement. Next in the series is my conversation with Ocean Conservancy President and CEO Andreas Merkl.

Jaywalking in L.A.!

Jay Weston | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Pan-fried dumplings at the new ROC on Sawtelle. Two new restaurants on Sunset Boulevard. Right next to each other at Sunset Plaza Drive. THE CHURC...

How to Get More Conservation Done Now: Joining Forces to Save Nature

Mark Tercek | Posted 11.27.2013 | Green
Mark Tercek

I was excited to announce this week that The Nature Conservancy and Rare -- a long-time partner organization that inspires change so people and nature can thrive -- will merge. Together we can get more done for conservation.

The Faithful Shopper: Sounds of Summer

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.27.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Maybe it's the memories of summers gone by, with barbecues and our trusty stereos at our side - or the fact I know a lot of people sorting their album...

Alien Space Rocks Fell to Earth

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 03.18.2012 | Science

WASHINGTON — They came from Mars, not in peace, but in pieces. Scientists are confirming that 15 pounds of rock collected recently in Morocco fe...

On the Culture Front: Todd English's New Gothic Bar and Zarkana

Chris Kompanek | Posted 09.05.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Malls make me cringe, especially when they take over iconic city buildings, like the Limelight Marketplace has done with the formerly infamous club. S...

Nature in New York City

Marielle Anzelone | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Marielle Anzelone

It isn't easy being green in the Big Apple. Over the past century, 75% of the city's woodlands, wetlands and meadows have been destroyed.

Aging Beef: Aging Steaks Overrated?

Mark Schatzker at The Atlantic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

In a word: yes. But--and it's a big but--aging is crucial. The only thing more disappointing than an over-aged steak, in fact, is a steak that hasn't ...

The Best Music You've Never Heard: 30 Years Later - Matthew Larkin Cassell

Daniel Werman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Daniel Werman

It's pretty amazing what can stem from one guy sharing a simple MP3 with another.

A Report from Women in the World: Stories and Solutions Summit - Part 1

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marcia G. Yerman

At the Daily Beast's "Women in the World" conference last weekend the theme repeated and over was that "women's rights may exist on the books and in the law, but not on the street."

Rare Audrey Hepburn Photos Released

The English Muse | Tina Daunt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Last year, longtime Hollywood photographer Bob Willoughby quietly posted some of his unpublished photos of Audrey Hepburn on his flickr page... ...