When you’re as large and significant a nation as the United States, it’s understandable to think that size makes a difference. It’s certainly true about our contribution to international trade, climate change, and global stability. But being a small nation does not make one inconsequential, a fact that was made evident at our World Forest Institute conference “When Small is Big,” that featured our International Fellows talking about natural resource challenges they face at home and what is being done to address them.