Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Biodiversity http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:26:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 This Job Training Is Better than Yours: Learning Dive Safety in New Caledonia http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/this-job-training-is-better-than-yours-learning-dive-safety-in-new-caledonia/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/this-job-training-is-better-than-yours-learning-dive-safety-in-new-caledonia/#comments Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21830 dive safety training participants let local kids try out their equipment, New CaledoniaBy certifying more divers on this Pacific island, we're helping local people build skills that could benefit both them and the ocean. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/this-job-training-is-better-than-yours-learning-dive-safety-in-new-caledonia/feed/ 1 In Remote Indonesian Villages, Driving Conservation Through Film http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/in-remote-indonesian-villages-driving-conservation-through-film/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/in-remote-indonesian-villages-driving-conservation-through-film/#comments Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21760 screening of "Guardians of Raja Ampat" in Indonesian villageAfter watching our film, the community members spoke as one, calling for even greater protection of Raja Ampat’s waters.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/in-remote-indonesian-villages-driving-conservation-through-film/feed/ 1 Recent Victories Show Momentum for Fighting Wildlife Trafficking http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/recent-victories-show-momentum-for-fighting-wildlife-trafficking/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/recent-victories-show-momentum-for-fighting-wildlife-trafficking/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21747 rangers conducting night patrols, Lewa Conservancy, KenyaOn World Wildlife Day, learn how this important issue is finally getting the recognition it needs. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/recent-victories-show-momentum-for-fighting-wildlife-trafficking/feed/ 0 Making the Links: February 2015 http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/making-the-links-february-2015/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/making-the-links-february-2015/#comments Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21734 gray wolfOur new blog series explores the links between people and nature that news stories are leaving out. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/making-the-links-february-2015/feed/ 0 Finding the Lonely Whale: Q&A with Actor and Producer Adrian Grenier http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/finding-the-lonely-whale-qa-with-actor-and-producer-adrian-grenier/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/finding-the-lonely-whale-qa-with-actor-and-producer-adrian-grenier/#comments Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21674 3_edited_thumbThe "Entourage" star explains why he wants to make a documentary about the "52-hertz whale."]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/finding-the-lonely-whale-qa-with-actor-and-producer-adrian-grenier/feed/ 0 Indonesian Government Sinks Vietnamese Shark Poaching Boat, Creates New Dive Site http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/indonesian-government-sinks-vietnamese-shark-poaching-boat-creates-new-dive-site/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/indonesian-government-sinks-vietnamese-shark-poaching-boat-creates-new-dive-site/#comments Tue, 10 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21651 JThonak,CI-Indonesia_11_boat sinking_thumbFrom local police to the president himself, Indonesia is cracking down on the illegal capture of its valuable marine life. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/indonesian-government-sinks-vietnamese-shark-poaching-boat-creates-new-dive-site/feed/ 18 Sometimes All You Need to Protect Turtles Are Some Duck Eggs http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/sometimes-all-you-need-to-protect-turtles-are-some-duck-eggs/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/sometimes-all-you-need-to-protect-turtles-are-some-duck-eggs/#comments Fri, 06 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21639 IMG_6906 (1)In Cambodia, CI has resorted to creative methods of encouraging local people to save this rare species.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/sometimes-all-you-need-to-protect-turtles-are-some-duck-eggs/feed/ 1 Why I Made “EARTH A New Wild” http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/why-i-made-earth-a-new-wild/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/why-i-made-earth-a-new-wild/#comments Wed, 04 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21626 sanjayan with vultureIn my new PBS series, I wanted to show the planet not as we wish it to be, but as it really is.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/why-i-made-earth-a-new-wild/feed/ 7 New PBS Series Reflects Shift in Perception of Humanity’s Role in Nature http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/new-pbs-series-reflects-shift-in-perception-of-humanitys-role-in-nature/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/new-pbs-series-reflects-shift-in-perception-of-humanitys-role-in-nature/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21584 Panda on a Log"EARTH A New Wild" seeks to change the way we think about our connection to the planet.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/new-pbs-series-reflects-shift-in-perception-of-humanitys-role-in-nature/feed/ 3 The Galápagos Islands’ Least Famous Residents: Its People http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/the-galapagos-islands-least-famous-residents-its-people/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/the-galapagos-islands-least-famous-residents-its-people/#comments Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21561 SONY DSCHuman inhabitants of the Galápagos are important characters in its history, for better and worse.]]> 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