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The Gateway is for the conservation practitioner, scientist and decision-maker. Here we share the best and most up-to-date information we use to inform our work at The Nature Conservancy.

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Science Chronicles, the in-house science monthly magazine of The Nature Conservancy, offers provocative, free-wheeling opinion and features written by Conservancy scientists and leading external conservationists. Recent topics range from why climate scientists are so bad at communicating to whether Google is the wave of the future for conservation mapping. Science Chronicles also includes internal Conservancy science announcements and debates. The Conservancy maintains an updated bibliography of papers with TNC authorship.



Science Chronicles March 2014: Evidence. Leech Logic and Baselines; Whither Evidence-based conservation?; Evidence-based Conservation: An Economic Perspective; Evidence-based Practice in Australian; So You Want to Visualize Data; The Science Impact Project

Science Chronicles January 2014: Mainstreaming. Peter Kareiva and Scott Morrison on refreshing Conservation by Design; Kent Redford on mainstreaming biodiversity; behavioral science and green infrastructure; internationalizing our science; 2013 TNC publications; and more.
 

 
Science Chronicles December 2013: Year-End Books - Nineteen book reviews by Mark Tercek, Peter Kareiva and our scientists about conservation, fiction, food, poetry, history and more.
Science Chronicles November 2013: Learning - Working with farmers and nature, re-branding nature,  the unit of learning in conservation, social wellness and conservation and more.
 
Science Chronicles September 2013: Stewardship - The continuing importance and evolution of stewardship for The Nature Conservancy; how to avoid cognitive chaos; evaluating the connections between salmon recovery and 58 GIS variables; and more.

Science Chronicles August 2013: Hunting for Answers - Hunting and conservation debate, deer overabundance, forests and climate, the human dimension in Caribbean conservation, and more.

Science Chronicles July 2013: Going Global = Acting Local? - NatureNet Fellows, local and global conservation, RCTs for conservation, ocean acidification, hunting and conservation, and more.

Science Chronicles June 2013: Mid-Year Books Issue