Applied Research to Solve Real-World Problems in Agriculture, Freshwater, Energy Tech & Climate

Our world faces unprecedented challenges with climate change — challenges that NatureNet Science Fellows are helping to solve by pushing conservation science into entirely new areas. In the process, they are integrating the Conservancy’s capacity in biology and ecology with engineering, materials science, nanotechnology, geography, economics, chemistry, and physics.

NatureNet Fellows 2014

Nanotechnology for Better Batteries, Forest Conservation for Fresh Water and More


NatureNet Fellows 2015

Energy Tech from Clams, Rethinking Island Biogeography and More


NatureNet Fellows 2016

Climate-Smart Ag, Recycling Rare Earth Metals and More


Now in its fifth year, the NatureNet Science Fellows Program – in partnership with leading research universities – has awarded two-year fellowships to 32 promising early career scientists. Fellows are expanding their research skills while also field testing science-based solutions to problems at the interface of conservation, business and technology.

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