What makes the best summer vacations or a Labor Day escape? Rivers. Swimming, fishing, napping on a shady riverbank -- there's no better getaway. Fortunately, dozens of jaw-droppingly beautiful rivers run through the Golden State.
In the highly partisan atmosphere of a presidential election year, it's encouraging to see examples of one thing that Americans can agree on: the importance of preserving our nation's natural heritage.
Indonesia has significant challenges ahead to realize its president's ambitious goals. But it is significant is that Indonesia's leadership understands that economic growth can -- and must -- go hand-in-hand with conserving nature.
Our work isn't done, but today's removal of the first portion of the Great Works Dam is an important step toward restoring the health of the Penobscot River, widely regarded as our best hope for bringing back endangered Atlantic salmon.
I am proud to announce The Nature Conservancy's new partnership with Oxfam America in the Gulf of Mexico. We aim to show that environmental restoration is the foundation for lasting economic security for Gulf Coast communities.
What is the business case for conservation? Just a few years ago, I don't think many people in either the business or conservation communities would have thought to even pose that question. But times are changing.
As we watch the world debate how best to address climate change, and as carbon emissions continue to soar, at least one climate strategy strikes me as a "no-brainer." We should do everything we can to save the world's forests.
In the recent past, sugarcane growers and conservationists may have seemed unlikely allies. Today, however, some of Latin America's leading agricultural businesses understand that improving sustainability has a positive impact on their bottom line.
Enter eCatch, a new app developed by The Nature Conservancy and fishermen that lets them load their catch data at sea and have real time access to the latest information on where the fish are -- the ones they want to catch and the ones they need to avoid.
As federal budget deadlines loom, I hope that Congress recognizes the immense value of programs that sustain our country's irreplaceable natural resources. Healthy natural systems are the foundation for a healthy economy.
Where others saw Mexican peasant farmers struggling with poor harvests and diseased crops -- not an attractive business opportunity -- Nobel Peace Prize winner Norman Borlaug saw not problems, but potential.
Planet Earth is the only home we have ever known, and it's likely to remain that way for a very, very long time. It's an inaccessible universe and we, your ancestors, have poked some big holes in this shared life raft. It's deflating fast!