Over the past several years, an unexpected flood of cheap natural gas has taken a bite out of U.S. carbon dioxide emissions. But natural gas is still a fossil fuel.
Ever since conservationists started to marry protected area management with social programs, the relationship has been rocky and ill-defined.
In the “Think Again” section of Conservation’s Summer 2012 issue, Sarah DeWeerdt laid out the carbon-storing virtues of using wood in skyscraper construction (“Tall Wood”).
In “Closed Source Crops” (Conservation, Summer 2011), Paul Salopek explored how a handful of large corporations are laying the groundwork to control the genetic data of our major food cr
From Death Strip to Lifeline
The Iron Curtain divided the European continent for over 40 years.
Taylor Guitars was honored on January 29, 2014, with a U.S. Secretary of State’s Award for Corporate Excellence.
In the constant struggle to deal with environmental change, one thing is becoming increasingly clear: don’t count out the little guys. Microbes, that is.
Last fall, Conservation ran a story on the innovative company Mosaic and its model for crowdfunding large solar power installations.
Pumping reflective particles into the atmosphere might cool down the planet, but what other consequences could it have? In A Case for Climate Engineering, physicist David Keith argued for a
Species-rich clusters of four major taxonomic groups—amphibians, birds, mammals, and plants—overlap in Ecuador’s Yasuní National Park, according to a 2010 paper on the park’s global