Category Conservation Policy
Modernize or maintain – What is the best way to improve the Endangered Species Act?
The Endangered Species Act should be tweaked and improved. But not by this Administration.
Satellites, dynamite and more – 7 ways to save the ocean from illegal fishing
Watch out pirates! New technology and policy advances mark the beginning of the end for illegal fishing
The pros and cons of large and small marine protected areas
Are large contiguous marine reserves more effective than small MPAs or MPA networks at protecting the ocean?
How the world can stop overfishing – A case study of U.S. fishery success
Back in the 1990s, overfishing was causing the collapse of many US fisheries. Twenty years later, an entirely different narrative is unfolding.
Are some forests better than others at mitigating climate change?
Carbon sequestration is a powerful argument for wide-scale reforestation. But does reforestation with an agenda pose a danger to the future of forest biodiversity?
The monarch butterfly’s highway to recovery
Monarch butterfly populations have plummeted due to habitat loss, illegal logging, parasites and climate change. With the future of their spectacular migration in jeopardy, is there any hope for a monarch recovery?
Beyond carbon neutral – What the world should learn from Bhutan
Bhutan’s overarching commitment to sustainable progress is the backbone for one of the greatest conservation success stories of our time.
These 4 countries took huge steps to protect the ocean in 2015
In 2015, four countries protected an area of ocean in marine reserves the size of India. Thats nearly 3 million square kilometers!
What does the term ‘endangered species’ really mean?
Do you know what the term “endangered species” really means? Far from a simple concept, the term is one of the biggest misnomers in the field of conservation.
Can the War on Terror save elephants?
Purchasing ivory not only harms elephants, it encourages trade on the black market that may be used to fund terrorism. Can cooperation between lawmakers and conservationists effectively turn the war on terror against poachers?