The Nature Conservancy

Shellfish Growers Climate Coalition To Collaborate with The Nature Conservancy to Protect Industry By Fighting Climate Change

8th May 2018
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on Public New Service.  For shellfish farmers, climate change isn’t a future risk, but a present-day challenge to their industry – and farmers on the West and East coasts are joining forces to fight it. The new Shellfish Growers Climate Coalition is raising awareness about the effects of carbon pollution on the… [more]

Coalition March Newsletter

27th March 2018
Published under: Featured,Natural Capital Coalition

Our March newsletter has been released! Sign up to our newsletter at the bottom of this page. Read the newsletter here.

A New Type of Insurance Could Protect Coral Reefs, Economies & the Planet

12th March 2018
Published under: Case Studies,Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on Swiss Re.  “A new type of insurance to protect coral reefs has been announced at the 2018 World Ocean Summit in Mexico. Swiss Re is proud to have supported the design of this new product which will not only help the conservation and swift restoration of the reef, if… [more]

Debt for Dolphins: Seychelles Creates Huge Marine Parks In World-First Finance Scheme

26th February 2018
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on the Guardian.  “The tropical island nation of Seychelles is to create two huge new marine parks in return for a large amount of its national debt being written off, in the first scheme of its kind in the world. The novel financial engineering, effectively swapping debt for dolphins and other marine… [more]

NOAA & The Nature Conservancy Scientists Evaluate Management Scenarios for Hawai‘i’s Reefs

20th February 2018
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on British Ecological Society. “The ocean off the west coast of Hawai‘i Island is home to vibrant coral reefs, fish, green sea turtles, spinner dolphins, whales, and manta rays. West Hawai‘i has the largest expanse of intact and actively growing coral reef in all of the main Hawaiian Islands. The wide… [more]

Drones Plant Trees by Firing Seed Pods at the Ground at Rate of Two Per Second

8th February 2018
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on Popular Science.  “Climate change is a sprawling, complex problem. But there is an astonishingly simple way to make a difference: plant more trees. Trees scrub pollution from the air, reduce erosion, improve water quality, provide homes for animals and insects, and enhance our lives in countless other ways. It turns… [more]