Topic: Conservation

The Rockefellers, National Parks, and Public Lands

The nation’s parks, perhaps our most remarkable public resource, have a history of development through private giving.

Photo of Hillcrest, the home of the Rockefeller Archive Center

New Research: Public Health in Haiti, the Green Revolution, US-China Relations, and Law of the Sea

This edition of our monthly series features new work on the history of agribusiness, international law, diplomatic relations, and tropical disease control.

John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Creates a National Park

Who defines the public good? The showdown caused when a wealthy philanthropist bought land and tried to give it to the American people.

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund Supports Modern Environmentalism

Environmental education was once an unusual idea. The Audubon Society changed that and became the household name it is today.