The Nature Conservancy

Putting a price on the world’s second-largest coral reef off the coast of Cancún.
But a separate effort by a cattleman nearby shows how a ranch can thrive in a water-scarce future.
They do it all: sequester greenhouse gases, protect marine life, maintain fresh water and, of course, defend against rising sea levels and storm surges.
Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune. Follow Mark on Twitter: @MarkTercek
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