Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Biodiversity http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:55:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.3 Carnival Parade Celebrates Brazil’s Natural Treasures http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/carnival-parade-celebrates-brazils-natural-treasures/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/carnival-parade-celebrates-brazils-natural-treasures/#comments Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20123 ocean-themed flat at samba school Carnival parade, RioThis year’s samba school parade in Rio de Janeiro was about more than feathers and beads. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/carnival-parade-celebrates-brazils-natural-treasures/feed/ 0 Can We Win the Ivory Wars? 4 Hopeful Signs http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/can-we-win-the-ivory-wars-4-hopeful-signs/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/can-we-win-the-ivory-wars-4-hopeful-signs/#comments Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20053 herd of elephants at sunsetA global coalition of unlikely partners is giving new life to the fight against elephant poaching. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/can-we-win-the-ivory-wars-4-hopeful-signs/feed/ 6 Is There New Hope for Madagascar? http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/is-there-new-hope-for-madagascar/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/is-there-new-hope-for-madagascar/#comments Mon, 03 Mar 2014 05:01:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20018 diademed sifakaThe country's new president could be a saving grace for its ailing ecosystems.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/is-there-new-hope-for-madagascar/feed/ 4 Indonesia Gives Mantas A New ‘Ray of Hope’ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/indonesia-gives-mantas-a-new-ray-of-hope/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/indonesia-gives-mantas-a-new-ray-of-hope/#comments Fri, 21 Feb 2014 03:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19970 manta rayEncouraged by their value for tourism, Indonesia has granted full protection for both species of manta ray.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/indonesia-gives-mantas-a-new-ray-of-hope/feed/ 9 London Talks Sound the Alarm on Illegal Wildlife Trade http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/london-talks-sound-the-alarm-on-illegal-wildlife-trade/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/london-talks-sound-the-alarm-on-illegal-wildlife-trade/#comments Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19949 © Conor WallThis week, two important meetings are focusing on finding real solutions to this global issue.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/london-talks-sound-the-alarm-on-illegal-wildlife-trade/feed/ 4 Success of Marine Protected Areas Depends on These 5 Things http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/success-of-marine-protected-areas-depends-on-these-5-things/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/success-of-marine-protected-areas-depends-on-these-5-things/#comments Wed, 05 Feb 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19932 rainbow in front of Cocos IslandA new study examines why MPAs like Cocos Island are so rich in marine life.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/success-of-marine-protected-areas-depends-on-these-5-things/feed/ 1 Save Nature, Save Lives http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/save-nature-save-lives/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/save-nature-save-lives/#comments Mon, 03 Feb 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19920 © Will TurnerLike many places in the tropics, Borneo is burning — and the consequences are widespread. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/save-nature-save-lives/feed/ 1 What’s It Like to Make an IMAX Movie? Q&A with Director Greg MacGillivray http://blog.conservation.org/2014/01/whats-it-like-to-make-an-imax-movie-qa-with-director-greg-macgillivray/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/01/whats-it-like-to-make-an-imax-movie-qa-with-director-greg-macgillivray/#comments Tue, 28 Jan 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19890 Greg MacGillivray filming in West Papua, IndonesiaThe director discusses the highs and lows of filming "Journey to the South Pacific." ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/01/whats-it-like-to-make-an-imax-movie-qa-with-director-greg-macgillivray/feed/ 1 Indonesian Floating Classroom Comes to the Big Screen http://blog.conservation.org/2014/01/indonesian-floating-classroom-comes-to-the-big-screen/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/01/indonesian-floating-classroom-comes-to-the-big-screen/#comments Thu, 23 Jan 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19867 7. The Kalabia ArrivesA stunning new IMAX 3D film features the students of this unique environmental education program.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/01/indonesian-floating-classroom-comes-to-the-big-screen/feed/ 8 10 Marine Areas We Must Protect http://blog.conservation.org/2014/01/10-marine-areas-we-must-protect/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/01/10-marine-areas-we-must-protect/#comments Wed, 08 Jan 2014 22:01:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19803 cuttlefish in Papua New GuineaThis global map shows where marine biodiversity is most threatened by human activities.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/01/10-marine-areas-we-must-protect/feed/ 5