MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton reviews how the Foundation's thinking about conservation has evolved, outlines its grantmaking strategy in the area, and announces a $50 million commitment to climate change adaptation. Read More
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton discusses Science Chicago, which will educate, inspire, and change lives, reaching out to four million people – 700,000 of them children and teenagers – with thousands of inter-related activities and events. Read More
The White House lacks the science and technology expertise necessary to adequately address key policy issues, from energy and the environment to national security, according to a new report from the Woodrow Wilson Center for International ... Read More
The Carnegie Institution for Science today announced a $1.8 million grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to create a database of plant chemical and remote sensing signatures for tropical forest species. Read More
MacArthur recently committed $12 million in new funds for the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) to help conserve biodiversity hotspots, the most threatened and biologically rich areas on Earth. Read More
Two MacArthur Fellows have created a new map of conservation priorities in Madagascar, among the world’s most significant biodiversity hotspots and a focus of MacArthur’s conservation grantmaking. With funding from the Foundation, Patricia Wright ... Read More
What is The Law and Neuroscience Project?
The Law and Neuroscience Project is the first systematic effort to bring together the worlds of law and science on questions of how courts should deal with recent breakthroughs ... Read More