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Discovery Cove Supports Adopt a Coral Reef
Support coral reef conservation while you vacation! At Discovery Cove in Orlando, FL, you can snorkel among tropical fish and rays, relax on pristine beaches, and swim with dolphins. You save $25 on each admission and Discovery Cove will contribute $25 directly to the Conservancy's Adopt a Coral Reef program.

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Whodunit?
Solving problems on the Mississippi River.
Photo © Erika Nortemann/TNC
Whodunit?
Our scientists are trying to solve four conservation mysteries—can you help them crack the case? Follow the trail of clues and see if you can guess the right answers!

Grizzly Bear Research
Grizzly in Canada's Great Bear Rainforest.
Photo © Ian McAllister
Grizzly Bear Research
Grizzlies, salmon and a forest primeval make for one incredible nature story. Our writer accompanies a member of the Heiltsuik tribe on a journey along Canada's Koeye River—a veritable grizzly bear highway.

Go Behind the Science
Conducting research.
Photo © Bridget Besaw
Go Behind the Science
Do Conservancy scientists spend their days in front of computers? Sometimes. But you can also find them shooting crossbows into trees, rappelling down cliffs and fending off fer-de-lance with machetes. It's all in a day's work for these conservation heroes!

 Who Are You Thankful For?
Shasta River, California.
Photo © Bridget Besaw
Who Are You Thankful For?
Show loved ones that they mean the world to you when you make an honorary tribute gift. Commemorate a milestone or celebrate an occasion such as an anniversary, retirement, wedding or birthday.

 26.2 Miles for Nature!
ING NYC Marathon.
Photo © Martineric via a Creative Commons license
26.2 Miles for Nature!
"Team Nature Conservancy" made it through the 2010 New York City Marathon. But who finished first, Bill (our N.Y. state director) or Mark (our president and CEO)? Find out…and you can still donate or bid in our online auction for trips, tickets and autographed items!

 Ask the Conservationist: Retiring to Florida? Don’t Forget Climate Change
Mangroves help protect coastlines from erosion.
Photo © Jeff Ripple
Ask the Conservationist: Retiring to Florida? Don't Forget Climate Change
A reader is planning to retire in Florida, but first wants to know what the climate change impacts could be there. Our scientists have some information that might help her decide where NOT to move.

Photo of the Month
Photo of the Month

“I had gotten close, maybe too close, to a colony of sea lions…”

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Sea Lion, Baja California.
Photo © Mark Godfrey/TNC

Go Green Go Green
Explore eco-tips from Nature Conservancy staff and leading environment bloggers on how to make personal, science-based choices to help save the planet. Get more tips at our Everyday Environmentalist web page.
Eco-Thanksgiving
Get tips on gobbling green this holiday.
Green Animals
5 tips for reducing your pets' pawprint on the planet.
Save a Tree
Buy FSC-certified wood and paper products.
Clean Green
Go natural with your household cleaning products.
Photo Credits (from top): Photo © Harvey Payne/TNC (Wild turkey); © Simon Podgorsek (Dog); © MelvinSchlubman via a Creative Commons license (Tree); © Robert Lalasz/TNC (Cleaning products).
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