Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Business http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 17:51:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 4 things conservation scientists sometimes forget http://blog.conservation.org/2015/08/4-things-conservation-scientists-sometimes-forget/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/08/4-things-conservation-scientists-sometimes-forget/#comments Wed, 19 Aug 2015 13:42:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=22738 entomologist collects moths from fur of three-toed sloth in GuyanaThe International Congress of Conservation Biology brought together 2,000 conservationists to exchange ideas. Here are my biggest takeaways. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/08/4-things-conservation-scientists-sometimes-forget/feed/ 0 Beating the heat: 5 species that are cooler than you are http://blog.conservation.org/2015/07/beating-the-heat-5-species-that-are-cooler-than-you-are/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/07/beating-the-heat-5-species-that-are-cooler-than-you-are/#comments Thu, 16 Jul 2015 20:26:41 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=22526 Termite moundsAs the weather heats up, humans can learn a thing or two from nature about how to stay cool.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/07/beating-the-heat-5-species-that-are-cooler-than-you-are/feed/ 1 Disney Continues Conservation Legacy with ‘Monkey Kingdom’ Film http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/disney-continues-conservation-legacy-with-monkey-kingdom-film/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/disney-continues-conservation-legacy-with-monkey-kingdom-film/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21935 toque macaques, Sri LankaPerhaps no institution has had more of an impact on humanity’s love of nature than Disney.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/disney-continues-conservation-legacy-with-monkey-kingdom-film/feed/ 0 Can Coffee Become the World’s First 100% Sustainably Sourced Commodity? http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/can-coffee-become-the-worlds-first-100-sustainably-sourced-commodity/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/can-coffee-become-the-worlds-first-100-sustainably-sourced-commodity/#comments Thu, 09 Apr 2015 16:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21785 water splashes onto coffee berries, ChiapasThis year, 99% of beans bought by the world’s largest specialty coffee company will meet ethical and sustainable sourcing guidelines. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/can-coffee-become-the-worlds-first-100-sustainably-sourced-commodity/feed/ 3 World Catching on to Importance of Blue Economy http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/world-catching-on-to-importance-of-blue-economy/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/world-catching-on-to-importance-of-blue-economy/#comments Tue, 17 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21698 man on boat overlooking Abrolhos reef, BrazilProgress on high-seas conservation reflects a growing awareness that our oceans underpin human well-being.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/world-catching-on-to-importance-of-blue-economy/feed/ 2 Power through Handicrafts: Supporting Rural Women in Bolivia http://blog.conservation.org/2014/11/power-through-handicrafts-supporting-rural-women-in-bolivia/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/11/power-through-handicrafts-supporting-rural-women-in-bolivia/#comments Fri, 07 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21241 Bolivian women showcase jipijapa hatsA women's group shows how entrepreneurship can impact the role women play in their communities. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/11/power-through-handicrafts-supporting-rural-women-in-bolivia/feed/ 1 Stop Treating Soil Like Dirt http://blog.conservation.org/2014/11/stop-treating-soil-like-dirt/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/11/stop-treating-soil-like-dirt/#comments Mon, 03 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21216 boy makes seedling planters, TanzaniaWe've seen what can happen when people manage soil poorly. But have we learned our lesson?]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/11/stop-treating-soil-like-dirt/feed/ 1 World’s Largest Company Asks Suppliers to Shrink Environmental Impact http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/worlds-largest-company-asks-suppliers-to-shrink-environmental-impact/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/worlds-largest-company-asks-suppliers-to-shrink-environmental-impact/#comments Tue, 06 May 2014 13:45:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20303 strawberry harvestWhen Walmart wants to make a change, other companies have to follow suit.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/worlds-largest-company-asks-suppliers-to-shrink-environmental-impact/feed/ 1 Ocean Health Is Human Health http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/ocean-health-is-human-health/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/ocean-health-is-human-health/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20262 fisherman in BeninMany attendees of the Global Oceans Action Summit are taking key steps to protect the largest place on Earth. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/ocean-health-is-human-health/feed/ 6 Companies Place Greater Value on Natural Capital http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/companies-place-greater-value-on-natural-capital/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/companies-place-greater-value-on-natural-capital/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20254 coffee farm in Chiapas, MexicoEnvironmental economist Pavan Sukhdev has noticed a promising trend in the business sector.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/companies-place-greater-value-on-natural-capital/feed/ 1