TECHSTARS 2019 KICKS OFF WITH THE NATURE CONSERVANCY
The Nature Conservancy

The 2019 Techstars Sustainability Accelerator in Partnership with The Nature Conservancy has kicked off with ten tech companies arriving in Denver for the second year of the first-of-its-kind program. The accelerator provides mentorship, investment, and resources to help entrepreneurs rapidly scale-up technology that is solving…

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Testing Out Home-Delivery Sustainable Household Goods
Global Citizen

A new zero-waste e-commerce platform called Loop started testing in New York City and Paris in May, so many residents in those cities no longer have to worry about stacking up empty detergent containers and shampoo bottles in the recycling bin. Learn More

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The Nature Conservancy Acquires 253,000 Acres of Working Forest Land
The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) today announced that the TNC-managed Cumberland Forest Project has acquired 253,000 acres of working forest land in the Central Appalachian coalfields of Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia. The project represents one of the largest and most innovative land conservation and ecological restoration…

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People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace, and Partnership Goals for 2019
UN Foundation

In 2015, the world came together around an ambitious vision for a safer, healthier, and more prosperous world by 2030 to create an agenda that articulated 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Now the agenda is four years in, and this September, world leaders will come…

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Nature-based Solutions May Reduce the Risk of Floods
The Nature Conservancy

Anna Brown, director of The Nature Conservancy’s Climate Adaptation Strategy, discusses ways to rethink how we plan and prepare for flooding, the most costly and common natural disaster in the United States. Brown states, “Too often the role that nature can play in reducing flood…

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Replanting Reefs Could be the Key to Improving Widespread Coral Die-offs
The Nature Conservancy

After years of widespread coral die-offs, teams of marine scientists in Florida are learning how we may be able to replant reefs. The dive team—led by Lustic, The Nature Conservancy’s marine conservation manager for South Florida, and composed entirely of women—are getting the corals settled…

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How The Nature Conservancy is Working with Dive Fishers in Peru
The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy has been working with Peruvian dive fishers for four years, to help them manage their fishing grounds more effectively and ensure they get the best out of what they have. The pilot project is using TNC’s technical experience to help small fishing…

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New Tech Partnership to Help Solve Global Conservation Challenges
The Nature Conservancy

A new partnership between The Nature Conservancy and the Techstars global network saw Ten tech startups converge not only to secure funding for a new business idea, but to try—each in their own way—to save the world. The meeting is a first-of-its-kind mashup between the…

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