The Interconnections Between Biodiversity and Climate

Climate change intertwined with the alarming loss of biodiversity we are tracking today represent some of the gravest challenges we face as a society. Land trusts — which often work at the intersection of people and nature — are no strangers to these challenges.

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Roadmap to a Solar Energy Future on Long Island

The Long Island Solar Roadmap developed by the New York Division of The Nature Conservancy details the opportunities of mid- to large-scale solar arrays to help meet New York’s nation-leading climate and clean energy goals. “This report shows that in scaling up solar, we don’t have to choose between one ‘green’ good—clean energy—and another—undisturbed forests, open spaces, and farmland….With the right approach, we have room for it all.”

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The United States of Fire

Our forests are going to burn, one way or another. American Forests outlines how “good” fire may be able to save forests across America from being devastated by “bad” fires.

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3 Steps to Reforest America for Climate

Did you know that America’s forests already capture and store almost fifteen percent of our nation’s carbon emissions each year? There are many actions we must take to protect and build this natural carbon sink. But there is one forest-climate solution that surpasses them all: reforestation.

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