Our Insights


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Mountain Galactic Center A starry sky in Kimberley, BC, Canada © Brian Sondergaard/TNC Photo Contest 2021
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    Our Journey Toward Accountability, Action and Transparency

    Our Strategy and Action Plan guides our organizational journey towards accountability, action and transparency. Read our Executive Director's reflections. Read More

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    Land Ethic for Canada’s Farmlands

    A conversation with our Agriculture Strategy Director, Les Fuller, about transforming agriculture through Natural Climate Solutions. Read More

  • An aerial view of Clayoquot Sound, on the west coast of Vancouver Island in the Canadian province of British Columbia. The Conservancy is conserving over 250,000 acres of old-growth forest in partnership with local Indigenous communities – doubling the area’s current protection. Clayoquot Sound is a critical part of the 100M acre Emerald Edge, the largest and last intact coastal rainforest on earth, whose majestic lands, waters and wildlife are a global treasure of epic biodiversity now struggling from threats to the environment in coastal Washington, Alaska and British Columbia.

    The Power of the Emerald Edge

    Community, conservation and climate action in the world's largest temperate rainforest. Read More

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    Why Connecting the Biodiversity and Climate Crises Matters

    Natural Climate Solutions must be at the core of a Global Biodiversity Framework, as Canada welcomes world leaders to a make-or-break summit. Read More

  • Whale tail coming up from the water along pacific coastal forest.

    10 Years of Collaborative Marine Planning

    The Marine Plan Partnership has fundamentally changed how sustainable marine planning is done on the North Pacific Coast. Celebrating MAPP

  • Birmingham high school students are working with The Nature Conservancy and partners to transform vacant lots into natural space and find empowerment in the process. It's an example of partnerships and communities helping cities thrive.

    A Path to Climate Actions Canada Needs Now

    Our global chief scientist Katherine Hayhoe says climate change is not an insurmountable problem—there is a path forward, informed by five key imperatives. Read More

  • TNC is helping the Unruhs increase soil health, eliminate erosion, utilize fewer inputs of synthetic pesticides and fertilizer and increase carbon storage.

    Why Canada Needs Agricultural Solutions to Climate Change

    In the fight against climate change, farmers' role in reducing emissions will be vital for meeting Canada’s 2030 goals. Read More

  • A ferry leaves from Horseshoe Bay, alive with activity on the tree-lined coast of Vancouver.

    Emissions Reduction Plan integrates Natural Climate Solutions

    Nature United looks forward to working with the Government of Canada to accelerate these solutions and maximize the mitigation potential of nature. Read More

  • An upward view of cedar trees in British Columbia

    What We Can Do for Climate in 2022

    Our team shares how Canada can enable nature-based solutions to climate change in 2022. Read More

  • red leaves reflected in the glass windows of a building in downtown Vancouver

    Corporate Leaders Need to Act on Natural Climate Solutions

    It’s a global and moral imperative for companies to transform from the inside out to prevent the devastating impacts of climate change. Read More

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    "Everything is One": A Conversation With Tyson Atleo

    As hereditary chief-in-line of the Ahousaht Nation and Natural Climate Solutions Program Director, Tyson Atleo believes interconnectivity is the essence of conservation. Read More

  • The coastal old-growth forests on the west coast of Vancouver Island make up the traditional territory of three First Nations.

    Harnessing Nature's Potential

    We have an historic opportunity to invest in building back a global economy that is greener, more equitable and gets us on the path to dramatically reduced carbon emissions. Read More

Humpback Whale British Columbia's 21-million-acre Great Bear Rainforest is the largest coastal temperate rainforest on Earth. © Jon McCormack