Healthy Coastal Habitats: A Boon to Nature and People

Nature Conservancy - Science

Salt marshes provide incredible benefits, including reducing costs to homeowners from storm or flooding damage, increasing revenues for fisheries, and generating tourism revenue from recreation like birding, boating and hiking.

2016 65

Bringing Behavioral Insights into Conservation Programs and Policies

Nature Conservancy - Science

The Ministry of Fisheries supported this price increase because they thought it could increase incomes and reduce fishing. Marsh and wetlands along Pawley’s Island, South Carolina.

2017 87

Can We Outrun the Rising Tide?

Nature Conservancy - Science

These ecosystems are the nursery ground for fisheries and gathering areas for migrating waterfowl. Dolphins spotted in Sampit River in South Carolina. As sea levels rise, saltwater creeps up the river and changes the entire ecology of the system.

2017 54