The Nature Conservancy in the News

The Nature Conservancy, our projects, and our partners frequently appear in top global media outlets, in stories about conservation, science, human well-being, habitats and species, and energy and agricultural development.

Watch and read about The Nature Conservancy in a sampling of recent news stories:

2016 Media

November 2016

Bloomberg quoted TNC International Policy Director Duncan Marsh on how a high level of collaboration between China and the European Union would help conservation work on climate change. (In English)

November 2016

EJInsight quoted Samuel Barreto, a specialist in water resources and manager of TNC on the water supply challenges facing the Cantareira system. (In English)

November 2016

Sing Pao quoted TNC Global Cities Program Director Rob McDonald on the importance of planting trees to our air quality. The article also included HK data from our Planting Healthy Air report. (In Traditional Chinese)

October 2016

ABC News, SmartCompany, Pro Bono Australia and Gizmodo wrote about The Nature Conservancy Australia and the Great Barrier Reef Foundation on winning the 2016 Google Impact Challenge: Australia. (In English)

October 2016

South China Morning Post, Expat Living Hong Kong, Apple Daily, Ecozine and Fitz HK wrote about international ultrarunning legend Scott Jurek’s participation in this year’s Barclays MoonTrekker, his vegan lifestyle and dedication to environmental protection. TNC was the beneficiary charity of this year’s MoonTrekker and Scott joined our “Nature’s Champions’ team to run for a good cause. The Apple Daily article also included a three-minute video which includes footage of Scott and TNC Asia Pacific Lead Scientist Eddie Game on the trail. (In English and Chinese)

September 2016

Eco-Business mentioned TNC’s partnership with Danone and our water fund project in East Java, Indonesia, in its article about the Resources 2050 roundtable discussion. (In English)

September 2016

10 HK media, including Marie Claire (HK), AM730, Ming Pao, beautylife, and Sassy HK mentioned the #savetherainforest campaign launched by UK beauty brand Lush. All proceeds from the sale of their limited edition Jungle Soaps go to support TNC’s Indonesia rainforest project. (In English and Chinese)

September 2016

CNN, Ecozine and Traveller24 mentioned TNC’s work to protect pangolins. CNN also posted a PSA produced by TNC and WildAid featuring Chinese celebrity Angelababy. (In English)

August 2016

National Geographic Indonesia wrote about TNC’s scientific finding on the biodiversity in Sangkulirang Mangkalihat Karst Mountains in East Kalimantan. (In Indonesian)

August 2016

Mashable Asia wrote about Coca-Cola’s recent announcement that it has fully replenished the water it uses to make their drinks. The report also mentioned TNC’s partnership with Coca-Cola over the years. (In English)

July 2016

eCOCO and SCMP Young Post wrote about the 2016 Nature Works Hong Kong Environmental Innovation and Leadership Program and how students benefit from their team projects. (In English)

July 2016

More than 10 Chinese media, including Apple Daily, Ifeng and China Times wrote about celebrity Jet Li’s daughter Jane Li attending the International Charity Conference on July 10. Jane shared her experience of planting trees at TNC Yunnan project sites during the Youth Leadership Forum session. (In Traditional and Simplified Chinese)

July 2016

The Guardian wrote about TNC’s efforts in Palau to help make Pacific Tuna Fishing more sustainable, with visual storytelling segment. (In English)

July 2016

CNN’s Great Big Story featured TNC’s Pacific Tuna work. Click to watch Sea Change Part 1 and Sea Change – Part 2. (In English)

July 2016

CCTV mentioned TNC China’s land trust project in its recent video about the country’s nature reserves. (In English)

June 2016

More than 216 regional and global media, including Reuters (video & print), ABC Pacific Beat, The Jakarta Post, China Reuters , Radio New Zealand, Daily Mail, and Yahoo News, wrote about our turtle satellite tagging program in the Solomon Islands and quoted TNC Melanesia Program Director Richard Hamilton. (In English)

June 2016

Caijing Magazine published a column by TNC Global Board Chairman Craig McCaw on how TNC assembles outstanding entrepreneurs across the globe for conservation success. (In Simplified Chinese)

June 2016

Earth Island Journal wrote about Mongolia’s growing national park system, in which TNC has been a strong supporter. (In English)

June 2016

The Huffington Post wrote about Fishface, a fish identification tool developed by TNC in its article featuring 8 breakthrough innovations saving oceans. (In English)

June 2016

National Geographic published a bylined article by TNC Global Managing Director of Lands Justin Adams and Indonesia Country Program Director Rizal Algamar on how on East Kalimantan’s new green growth pathway. (In English)

May 2016

Metro Radio Program interviewed TNC HK Program Executive Director Louisa Ho and five Nature Works students on their projects and visions.

May 2016

South China Morning Post wrote about the story of Ike Park, a TNC HK Nature Works program alumni who has turned what he learned from the program into real-life environmental project. (In English)

May 2016

More than 10 Chinese media, including Tencent, Toutiao, Ifeng, wrote about TNC HK Celebrity Ambassador Karen Mok’s trip to visit our Yunnan Golden Monkey project site and Laojunshan community project in Yunnan, China. (In Simplified Chinese)

May 2016

China News Report, East-West Morning Post and 30 other Chinese media wrote about the Public Service Announcement on protecting pangolins that features Angelababy. This was a joint effort of TNC and WildAid. (In Simplified Chinese)

May 2016

Nikkei Asia Review published two column features on TNC’s projects in AP. One is on sea cucumber harvesting and quoted TNC Micronesia Deputy Director of External Affair Ricky Carl, the other one is written by TNC Lead Scientist for Great River Program Jeff Opperman on Myanmar’s hydropower development. (In English)

April 2016

South China Morning Post, Ecozine, Ecoco Mag and Green Queen wrote about TNC HK’s initiative “Step Up to the Plate”, a campaign to invite people to donate to support TNC’s conservation work when they dine out at participating restaurants. (In English)

April 2016

The Daily Telegraph, The Advertiser, The Carousel, Community News wrote about TNC Australia’s latest initiative that invites people to go out to work in nature for an hour to celebrate Earth Day. (In English)

April 2016

More than 40 media, including Xinhua, Reuters China, China Youth and Ali Blog, wrote about Pony Ma, China Board member of the Nature Conservancy and Chairman and CEO of Tencent, donating 100 million shares of the company that valued at around RMB 13.8 billion, to the firm’s charity fund to support healthcare, education, environmental protection courses in Mainland China. (In Chinese)

April 2016

Wild Singapore quoted TNC marine scientist Meaghan Johnson on the critical condition of coral reef bleaching. (In English)

March 2016

CNN Indonesia reported visit to TNC Indonesia marine site in Raja Ampat, West Papua for coral reef health monitoring. (In English)

March 2016

Financial Times published a piece about Norway’s billion-dollar bet to save Indonesia’s rainforest, which referenced TNC’s work in Merabu. (In English)

March 2016

Sina, The Christian Science Monitor and News Every Day quoted TNC Senior Advisor for External Affairs and Policy Bob Tansey on sustainable forest management in China. (In Simplified Chinese and English)

March 2016

China Society of Fisheries reported the Sustainable Fishery and Ocean Ecosystem Restoration Seminar hosted by TNC and the China Society of Fisheries on March 15 in Shanghai. The event featured a discussion on sustainable fishery and ocean ecosystem restoration practice in China, U.S and South Australia. TNC also invited scientists from the China Society of Fisheries to visit Liya Hill, Jiangsu. (In Simplified Chinese)

March 2016

Huffington Post quoted TNC Australia Program Director Rich Gilmore on the Work With Nature campaign, an effort to get people outside during Earth week. (In English)

February 2016

In recognition of the Chinese New Year and the 2016 zodiac symbol, Treehugger published an article by Kang Wei, the Conservancy’s Yunnan Province Program Director, about the plight of the Golden Monkey; Ecozine published an article featuring Yunnan Golden Monkeys and how TNC and people in China are stepping up to protect them. (In English)

February 2016

National Geographic published a bylined piece by TNC Executive Director of the California Chapter Mike Sweeney and Micronesia Program Director Steven Victor about TNC’s work to protect sharks. (In English)

January 2016

CBC Radio Canada interviewed TNC Asia Pacific Lead Scientist Eddie Game on our acoustic survey in Papua New Guinea. (In English)

January 2016

More than 80 Chinese media outlets including Sina, China Green Times, Xinhua, China Car Net and Sohu wrote about the strategic partnership between Beijing Electric Vehicle Company and TNC to build a sustainable future for the automotive industry. (In Simplified Chinese)

January 2016

National Geographic published a bylined piece by TNC Global Managing Director for Oceans Maria Damanaki about our shared responsibility to curb bluefin tuna overfishing. The piece was re-published on Huffington Post. (In English)

2015 Media

December 2015

Eco-Business quoted TNC Global Managing Director for Oceans Maria Damanaki on the creation of the Palau National Marine Sanctuary. (In English)

December 2015

Over 20 international and regional media, including China Economic Net, Africa Times, China Daily (U.S., Europe and Africa editions) and CRI English mentioned TNC’s partnership with internet giant Tencent on launching the “Loving Elephant Month” to raise awareness on wildlife protection. TNC China hosted and/or participated in a wide range of activities including an art exhibition, interactive game on Wechat, and a field trip to Kenya. In a separate article, China Daily mentioned TNC Celebrity Ambassador Karen Mok attending the opening of the art exhibition. (In English)

December 2015

South China Morning Post quoted TNC Africa Program Managing Director David Banks and Africa Program Deputy Managing Director Matt Brown on the ivory ban agreement between Washington and Beijing, how it affects ivory traders and why the government should consider compensating the traders if an outright ban is implemented. (In English)

December 2015

Nikkei Asia Review published an Op-ed by TNC Pacific Division Director Trina Leberer on saving Asia’s ocean fisheries. (In English)

November 2015

The Huffington Post published a bylined piece by TNC Global Managing Director for Cities Pascal Mittermaier on nature’s role in helping cities thrive. (In English)

November 2015

The Guardian quoted TNC Micronesia Program Director Steven Victor on the decreasing fish stocks in Palau’s coastline area where the State has not imposed the fishing bans. (In English)

November 2015

Over 35 outlets profiled TNC Asia Pacific Lead Scientist Eddie Game and our acoustic survey in Papua New Guinea and additional coverage came in this month including The Scientist who also ran a slideshow of the scientists in the field. (In English)

November 2015

Look-to-the-stars, Bloomberg Announcements, and Traders Magazine reported the Bloomberg Tradebook’s fourth annual Charity Day. The Inside Bloomberg Youtube channel also featured a short video of TNC celebrity ambassador Michael Wong at the event. Five local celebrities including Michael and wife Janet Ma, Sean Lee Davies, Jocelyn Luko-Sandstrom and husband Anthony Sandstrom represented TNC to take client calls. The net commissions made on the day will be donated to the 20 supporting charities worldwide including TNC. (In English)

October 2015

Hong Kong’s premier magazine Capital Entrepreneur interviewed TNC HK Program Executive Director Louisa Ho and published a feature on TNC’s global conservation efforts, the Nature Works Hong Kong program, and how we work with the corporate sector to generate a bigger environmental impact in their October edition. (In Traditional Chinese)

October 2015

The Jakarta Post quoted TNC Senior Advisor on Conservation Policy Wahjudi Wardojoon on the importance of having detailed calculations on the country’s plan to achieve its target to cut emissions. (In English)

October 2015

ABC Pacific Beat did a radio interview with TNC Conservation Program Manager for Melanesia Robyn James about the Solomon Islands Mining Conference. The forum garnered over 16 hits, including multiple mentions in local papers and radio like SIBC, Solomon Star, and Island Sun, as well as coverage in Pacific Islands Report and Radio New Zealand. (In English)

September 2015

Ecozine, E-Global Travel and Marketing Interactive promoted the 15th annual Hong Kong Cleanup Challenges that aims to engage a total of 360,000 people to take part this year. TNC is the charity partner of the Hong Kong Cleanup. (In English)

September 2015

A National Geographic blog by U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Zambia Eric T. Schultz and TNC Africa Managing Director David Banks highlighted TNC’s aerial elephant survey in Zambia. TNC was also mentioned by Ambassador Schultz in a Zambia government-owned nationwide broadcaster review (ZNBC) full feature (minute 27) and a ZNBC online article. (In English)

September 2015

Over 23 outlets including Smithsonian, Radio New Zealand, The Age, Coconuts TV and The Sydney Morning Herald profiled Asia Pacific lead scientist Eddie Game and TNC’s acoustic survey in Papua New Guinea. (In English)

August 2015

Bloomberg reported an op-ed co-authored by TNC CEO Mark Tercek and CEO of Commercial Banking at JPMorgan Chase Dougalas Petno about the importance of private investments to build green infrastructure. (In English)

August 2015

People’s Daily covered TNC Shanghai Chongming Dongtan Wetland Conservation Project, a national birds conservation reserve. With 290 species of birds documented as residing there and approximately one million migratory birds inhabiting the wetlands every year, the project hopes to increase the population of water birds and organize nature education tour to promote conservation awareness. (In English)

August 2015

31 media including National Geographic, Ecozine, Examiner, Free District, Global Forest Watch, Kompas and Jakarta Post reported the launch of the TNC orangutan campaign – Be a Forest Guardian – on the International Orangutan Day. (In English)

July 2015

Community Journal and Am730 reported the pitch day of the 2015 Nature Works Hong Kong Environmental Innovation and Leadership program (NWHK). The event gathered 13 teams of secondary school students from across Hong Kong to pitch their projects to corporate representatives and other potential sponsors. Click here to learn more about the program. (in traditional Chinese)

July 2015

Eco-Business published Managing Director of Global Freshwater Giulio Boccaletti’s post about the new Sustainable Development Goals framework and its impacts on the water-stressed nations. (in English)

July 2015

Palau Online News reported TNC’s clam re-seeding activities in Palau to celebrate its 25th anniversary in the AP. (in English)

July 2015

China Daily ran a story on the history of land conservation in the US and mentioned TNC’s data showing Ted Turner’s contribution to protecting lands across the country. (in English)

July 2015

TNC contributed an article about 11 climate saving tips to Ecozine. The online forum also reported TNC’s recent activities in protecting corals in Palau, the Coral Triangle, the Mesoamerican Reef and more. (in English)

June 2015

TNC Global Managing Director for Oceans Maria Damanki was interviewed by BBC World Radio on The Ocean Economy at the World Ocean Summit. (in English)

June 2015

Prince Harry’s visit to Namibia to work with TNC and Save the Rhino Trust was covered in over 75 outlets. Highlights include Vanity Fair, Yahoo! News Hong Kong (in Traditional Chinese), Sing Tao Daily (in Traditional Chinese), International Business Times, Elle South Africa Business Standard, The Financial Express, Nagaland Post, The Malaysian Insider and the Daily Mail. (in English unless otherwise specified)

June 2015

Over ten regional and international media, including China Daily, Shanghaiist, Mingtiandi, Thoi Bao (in Vietnamese), Detiklnet (in Indonesia), Bloomberg, Fortune, Time Magazine, Watertown Daily Times and KBET 790 Talk, reported TNC China Board Chairman Jack Ma’s recent purchase of a US$23 million property in New York’s Adirondack Park, and published quotes from Ma’s interview with TNC’s Nature magazine on why he made the investment. (in English unless otherwise specified)

June 2015

People’s Daily, China Science Times and Shidi.org mentioned the TNC’s Dongtan Wetland Reserve launch ceremony in Chongming, Shanghai, China, 23 June. (in Simplified Chinese)

May 2015

“The Face of Litter” campaign launched by TNC HK’s partner the Hong Kong Cleanup last month continues to generate media attention, Some regional coverages include South China Morning Post (Hong Kong), Maria France Asia (Singapore), National Geographic (Brazil), PBS Newshour & mother nature network (US), Noticias Para la Ciudad (Mexico), Analitica (Venezuela) Hoy Digital (Dominican Republic) and ABC Color (Paraguay). To date, the campaign has generated more than 60 media coverages and reached over four million people on social media. (in English)

May 2015

Tencent, The Nature Conservancy, and the International Fund for Animal Welfare launched a joint campaign to combat the illegal online wildlife trade. The event was reported by more than 10 media in Asia Pacific inlcuding Shanghai Daily News, Global Magazin, Biz Community, Xinhua, Global Times, China Philanthropy Times, Shanghai Online, China Daily , CRI English, Want China Times, China.com (Spanish). China Daily and CRI English also quoted CEO Mark Tercek on the urgency for companies to work with organizations and governments to fight ivory trades. (in English)

May 2015

China Economic Net and Asian Power ran a story on the recently released World Energy Council Report and mentioned TNC’s support in global hydropower development. (in English)

April 2015

Over 36 outlets, including ABC Radio Australia, Radio New Zealand, Care 2, TakePart, Ecochick (Australia), Discovery News, Yahoo News, Treehugger (US) and Webnewswire (India) ran a story on the increase of sea turtles’ population in the South Pacific and mentioned TNC’s role in partnering with government and local communities on the recovery project. Multiple articles also quoted Melanesia Program Director Richard Hamilton on the impact of the project. (in English)

April 2015

“The Face of Litter” campaign launched by TNC’s partner the Hong Kong Cleanup was reported by seven media in Asia Pacific and 32 media outside the region, including Eco-Business (Singapore), Ecozine (HK), Indian Television (India), Take Part (US), Little Black Book (UK), L’Huffington Post (Italy), Solid Waste & Recycling (Canada), Metronews (France), Telequest (Brazil) and Global Media (Mexico). (in English)

April 2015

Ecozine (Hong Kong) ran a story on TNC’s shellfish reefs restoration in Port Philip Bay, Australia. The online forum also reported the recent establishment of the world’s largest shark sanctuary as one of the “two massive victories” on shark conservation. TNC supports the legislation to launch the sanctuary. (in English)

April 2015

Eco-business (Singapore) mentioned TNC’s partnership with Dow Chemicals as an example of an increasingly common practice—natural capital accounting. (in English)

March 2015

Ecozine, a premier online magazine for sustainable lifestyle interviewed Lead Scientist Heather Tallis on her role as the first female lead scientist at TNC and sustainability tips for readers. The magazine also published TNC’s post featuring 11 climate saving tips. (in English)

March 2015

ABC News broadcasted a feature segment on Australia’s first shellfish reef restoration project at Port Philip Bay. The project is supported and co-funded by TNC. The story was also picked up by two newspapers. (in English)

March 2015

The Washington Post quotes Jin Tong, TNC’s conservation scientist in Beijing about the fragmentation of panda populations. (in English)

March 2015

TNC partnered with the Kenya government, businesses, conservation groups and utilities to launch Africa’s first Water Fund. The announcement garnered over 175 media hits including: Reuters, Bloomberg, Voice of America, Africa Report, GlobalPost, Ventures Africa, Tech Moran, AFK Insider, Kenya Broadcasting Corporation, Capital FM, Business Insider, Yahoo News, CNBC Africa, Deutsche Welle, Guardian, Xinhua, Upworthy, and SciDev.Net. (in English)

February 2015

Channel NewsAsia Primetime Asia news program interviewed Regional Managing Director of Asia Pacific Charles Bedford on ivory, China’s recent ban on ivory imports and its impact on the illegal international ivory trade. (in English)

February 2015

The Guardian published a story on Indonesia’s effort in marine conservation and the role of TNC in a battle to save world’s richest reef system. (in English)

February 2015

China News Service ran a story on black snub-nosed monkeys in the Yunnan Dali Yunlong Lake National Nature Reserve. The story quoted Lead Scientist of the China program Dr. Long Yongcheng confirming that it was the first time that the black snub-nosed monkey was spotted in this region since 1968. The discovery showed that the monkeys have expanded their range of activity around 40 km southward. (in Simplified Chinese)

February 2015

ABC Radio Australia ran a story on Palau’s plan to ban commercial fishing and to establish a National Marine Sanctuary. The story also mentioned the role of TNC in supporting the ban. (in English)

February 2015

Huffington Post blog published President and CEO Mark Tercek’s blog posts that support the PBS documentary series “EARTH A New Wild” which TNC was a partner of. (in English)

January 2015

Huffington Post Green published a blog by TNC President & CEO Mark Tercek on “10 Reasons to be Encouraged We Made Real Environmental Progress in 2014.” (in English)

January 2015

Reuters “The Exchange” interviewed Giulio Boccaletti, TNC Global Managing Director for Water, on why water is the world’s top risk. This interview was a result of the promotion of the Urban Water Blueprint (in English).

January 2015

Yahoo! Finance Singapore ran a story on TNC announcing the winners of the annual Path to Prosperity contest. The article also quoted Norman Cohen, Southeast Alaska Program Director, on the significance of the event (in English).

January 2015

China Science News featured the Guidelines for Biodiversity Conservation Plan recently published by TNC. The report provides a roadmap for effective conservation (in Chinese).

2014 Media

December 2014

Huffington Post published a blog from President & CEO Mark Tercek reflecting on the World Parks Congress and how the value of protected areas is a lot more than just pristine nature. In another article, the media outlet also included the Conservancy’s Adopt an Acre campaign in their Green Gift Guide (both in English).

December 2014

CCTV America interviewed Director of International Government Relations Andrew Deutz about the EU’s commitment to reduce carbon emissions (in English).

December 2014

Chinese outlet Eastday.com ran a story on the 2014 TNC annual Oak Leaf Awards ceremony at the Volunteer Leadership Summit in Atlanta, Georgia, featuring one of the awards winners Niu Gensheng and his Lao Niu Foundation. The story also mentioned TNC’s conservation efforts in China and quoted Executive Director for China Ma Jian on setting up the Sichuan Nature Conservation Foundation (in Chinese).

December 2014

Colours Garuda Indonesia inflight magazine featured TNC CCO Brian McPeek in an article titled “Protect, Transform, Inspire” (in English).

November 2014

Marketing Interactive, a regional trade media for the marketing and media industry covered the Trash Bucket Challenge and the HK Cleanup program launched by TNC HK and Ecozine. The piece featured the inspiration behind the challenge and how the campaign expanded its reach by leveraging the power of social media and partnerships (in English).

November 2014

Jakarta Post published an op-ed by Managing Director of Global Lands Justin Adams & Indonesian Senior Advisor on Land Policy Wahjudi Wardojo that examined the path to eliminate new deforestation across the globe (in English).

November 2014

China Daily quoted Chinese conservation scientist Jin Tong about how recent reforms in China have made it easier to implement a land-trust model for panda conservation in the country (in English).

November 2014

“The Urban Water Blueprint” report was picked up by 61 media in the Asia Pacific region. Some of the regional coverage included articles in China Daily, Sina (China), FM104 Metro Finance (Hong Kong), Yahoo! Singapore Finance (Singapore) and AndhraNews.net (India) among others (in English and Chinese).

November 2014

Wild Singapore (Singapore), Manila Channel (the Philippines), Tasmanian Times (Australia) and The China Post (Taiwan) all covered the announcement of the AUS $6-million additional funding commitment to the RAFT program from the Australian government (in English).

October 2014

21st Century Business Herald interviewed Dr. Zhang Xiaoquan, Senior Director of the Science & Policy Center of TNC China about TNC’s Carbon Sequestration, Community, & Biodiversity program in Sichuan (in Chinese).

October 2014

A journalist with ClimateWire (Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3) traveled alongside our Forests & Climate and Indonesia teams, producing an in-depth 3-part series about our work with loggers to produce positive conservation outcomes. Senior Forest Carbon Scientist Peter Ellis is quoted throughout the series, as are several other TNC experts (in English).

October 2014

The Guardian listed Giulio Boccaletti, Managing Director of Global Water, as one of the 10 top water tweeters, joining the ranks of Matt Damon & the World Bank (in English).

September 2014

Beacon Reader, an emerging source of high-quality crowd-funded journalism, wrote a lengthy feature in August about how TNC’s deliberate, non-confrontational approach has led to an unprecedented level of trust with the Chinese government, leading to great environmental successes. Managing Director of TNC’s Asia-Pacific region Charles Bedford is quoted extensively (in English).

September 2014

China Daily interviewed Dr. Yang Bo, senior officer of TNC China’s freshwater team, in an article about protecting the ecosystem of the Yangtze River (in Chinese).

September 2014

ABC TV News covered the pilot program for the Great Southern Seascapes Project where see us restore shellfish reefs in Port Phillip Bay. The outlet did an online version of the story with our Director of Conservation, James Fitzsimons (in English).

September 2014

China Daily reported how businesses are banking on Chinese palates to help rid US of invasive Asian carp (in English).

August 2014

Rolling Stone & UK’s Daily Mail covered Paul McCartney’s signing of a left-handed Martin Guitar in support of TNC Africa’s #SaveElephants campaign. McCartney autographed the vintage guitar and inscribed “This guitar saves elephants.” (in English).

August 2014

Smithsonian Magazine interviewed Hamilton Hardman from TNC’s Forest Carbon team for an article about carbon offsets when traveling by plane, and cited TNC’s work with Delta Airlines (in English).

August 2014

Travel Weekly, a top trade publication for the travel industry, interviewed TNC’s senior marine scientist Mike Beck about how climate change will affect travel in years to come (in English).

August 2014

Radio New Zealand interviewed TNC marine scientist Rick Hamilton about our work in Melanesia and the Coral Triangle (in English).

July 2014

Bloomberg mentioned beverage company SABMiller’s partnership with TNC to increase the efficiency of their water usage (in English).

July 2014

Huffington Post plugged the Conservancy’s “Plant a Billion” campaign in an article about how everyday people can combat deforestation around the globe (in English).

July 2014

Treehugger posted Global Water Managing Director Giulio Boccaletti’s post describing the benefits the Pepsi-TNC collaboration will have on recycling (in English).

June 2014

Harbour Times wrote about The Nature Conservancy’s work with the organization Hong Kong Cleanup on World Environment Day (in English).

June 2014 ETnet produced a lengthy feature highlighting art photographer Tang Ling’s work for TNC on the photography exhibition “On and On” which focused on dams in China, TNC work in China, and TNC’s work over 63 years (in Simplified Chinese).
June 2014 Chinese outlets Global Times and People Daily all covered TNC China’s campaign to spread awareness of the alarming rate at which elephants are killed for their ivory: once every 15 minutes (in Simplified Chinese). *Warning: Some of the photos may be emotionally disturbing*
June 2014 The Weather Channel covered a newly published study by TNC Senior Scientist Rob McDonald that catalogues water sources and water stresses for over 500 cities around the world, and shows that six of the most water-stressed cities are in China (in English).
June 2014 Huffington Post published a piece by TNC Global Water program’s Adam Freed discussing the effect water scarcity has on the US’ major cities (in English).
May 2014 Washington Post wrote about Jack Ma’s leadership on the board at the Conservancy in a profile of the Alibaba executive as the company goes public (in English).
May 2014 Financial Times wrote a feature profile of TNC Director of Corporate Engagement Ben Packard, detailing his journey from Starbucks & his vision (in English).
May 2014 New Yorker Magazine printed an in-depth profile of President and CEO Mark Tercek looking at the TNC’s collaboration with the Dow Chemical Company and our pragmatic, science-minded approach to conservation (in English).
May 2014 National Geographic published TNC senior marine scientist Rob Brumbaugh’s blog marking the beginning of a weeklong celebration of marine habitat restoration (in English).

2013 Media

November 2013

The Nature Conservancy’s ‘Night of Nature, Art & Wine’ Gala Auction on 16 November in Hong Kong has resulted in more than 30 articles in leading Hong Kong dailies, weeklies and online media, including HK Tatler, Oriental Daily News, South China Morning Post and Epoch Times. More articles are anticipated in upcoming monthlies. The articles’ focus ranged from the auctioned art and wines to the Gala, celebrity/socialite guests and interviews with some of the artists (in Chinese and English).

November 2013 On 13 November, M. Sanjayan, The Nature Conservancy’s Lead Scientist was interviewed by CNN International in Hong Kong on typhoons and the impact of climate change on weather after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines (in English).
November 2013 The Nature Conservancy’s first photo contest and photo exhibition ‘Love the Earth; Photograph the Future’ to mark the launch of the Hong Kong Membership Program in November was featured in the Hong Kong Daily News and the following online media: utravel and unwire (in Chinese).
July 2013 Bloomberg published a piece on development opportunities and challenges in Mongolia, referencing the Conservancy’s work there and quoting the Conservancy’s Mongolia Conservation Director, Davaa Gala (in English).
June 2013 Conservancy CEO Mark Tercek was interviewed for 45 minutes by Financial Times Asia Editor David Piling in Hong Kong. The full interview can be seen on the website of the Asia Society (in English).
June 2013 The Wall Street Journal Digital Network interviews Conservancy CEO Mark Tercek in Hong Kong on today’s top conservation challenges in China and globally (in English).
May 2013 Forbes covered former Alibaba CEO Jack Ma’s decision to step down from his role, in part to spend more time on his other commitments, like being on the Global Board of The Nature Conservancy (in English).
March 2013 The BBC’s “Power of Nature” series features Conservancy lead scientist, Sanjayan, in multiple episodes, including one on Amazon vapor, another on the pharmaceutical properties of Coral, and one on the Arctic Ocean (in English).
March 2013 China Newsweek featured the Laohegou Land Trust Reserve, managed by The Nature Conservancy (in Simplified Chinese).
March 2013 The Jakarta Post ran an op-ed co-authored by Community and Protected Areas Manager Herlina Hartanto (in English).
March 2013 National Geographic featured the Conservancy’s work to promote bird-friendly farming practices in the US (in English).
February 2013 The CBC ran a feature on scuba diving in Raja Ampat, Indonesia, and the Conservancy’s project there in this “Amazon of the Ocean” (in English).
February 2013 CBS News published a story written by the Conservancy’s lead scientist, Sanjayan, on how pollution is killing India’s cows (in English).
February 2013 The New York Times published a piece by Conservancy freshwater scientist Jeff Opperman on fishing in the Mekong (in English). 
February 2013 The Bangkok Post covered the announcement of a new Conservancy-sponsored shark and manta ray sanctuary in the Coral Triangle (in English).