The Nature Conservancy Works to Save the Verde River
The Nature Conservancy

The Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust has given a donation of $600,000 to The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and Friends of the Verde River. The donation will go on to support four different programs: crop conversion, voluntary offset programs, protecting drinking water, and an illustration of…

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Mangroves Help Reduce Flood Damage
The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy, the University of California Santa Cruz, and RMS published a new scientific study on the effectiveness of mangroves in reducing flood risks. Mangroves significantly reduce damages from hurricanes and act as a strong first line of defense for coastal communities, preventing $1.5…

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The Nature Conservancy is Changing How We Protect Rivers
The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy and WWF Adria co-hosted the first International Conference on River Protection in Southeast Europe aimed at combatting systemic pressures on rivers and creating a platform for long-term river protection measures. The Balkans are home to the last free-flowing rivers in Europe, maintaining…

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The Business Benefit of Partnering With Nature
The Nature Conservancy

Nature provides society with countless resources, including the capacity to work smarter. In a very short span of time, the value of environmental sustainability has risen to become a key performance indicator for companies from a range of industries. The Nature Conservancy discusses why the…

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New Irrigation Project in Colorado Will Save A Billion Gallons of Water
Nature Conservancy

The Colorado River provides drinking water for more than 36 million people in the U.S. and Mexico. It irrigates over 5 million acres of agricultural land providing food production, hydropower, and supporting a $26 billion recreation economy. This month, The Nature Conservancy launched a pilot…

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How Restoring Forests in Brazil May Increase Water Security
Nature Conservancy

For many residents in the Mantiquerira Mountain range, the mountains and forests are the natural storage and filtration systems which provide their water. The Nature Conservancy Staff, local policymakers, and landowners explain the connections between forest restoration, climate change, water security and rural economies in…

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