Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Food Security Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:24:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Why Palm Oil Isn’t the Enemy Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 oil palm fruit in MalaysiaIt’s where and how it’s grown that we need to change.]]> 2 Teenager Bikes Across Africa for Conservation International Fri, 28 Feb 2014 15:00:00 +0000 photo courtesy of David CraneIn the middle of a four-month bike race, CI supporter David Crane blogs from Ethiopia.]]> 1 Savings Group Supports Small Business in Cambodian Floating Village Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:00:00 +0000 woman and daughter in floating house, Tonle Sap Lake, CambodiaIn a few short months, Sophy has gone from borrowing money to loaning it.]]> 1 Protecting One of World’s Largest Freshwater Fisheries, One Village at a Time Thu, 21 Nov 2013 03:00:00 +0000 boy paddling boat in Tonle Sap Lake, CambodiaThree million people depend on fish from Cambodia's highly threatened Tonle Sap Lake.]]> 4 How Shell, Chevron and Coke Tackle the Energy-Water-Food Nexus Tue, 05 Nov 2013 15:00:00 +0000 rice crop in TanzaniaIn the next 15-20 years, the world will need 30% more water, 45% more energy and 50% more food.]]> 0 Fish to Thrive: Marine Protection Helps Give Poor Communities a Leg Up Fri, 25 Oct 2013 14:00:00 +0000 children in MadagascarThis was the first time I had seen so visibly the tangible impacts of CI’s work.]]> 1 The Challenges of Life in a Malagasy Village Thu, 24 Oct 2013 19:25:32 +0000 Ambodivahibe Marine Reserve, MadagascarMy questions for the community seemed absurd — until I tried a different tactic.]]> 1 Mapping Essential Ecosystems in the Land of Rice Wed, 16 Oct 2013 14:00:00 +0000 CI scientist with chameleon in MadagascarIn order to save their own skin, the people of Madagascar must save the living “skin” of their country. ]]> 6 4 Reasons to Celebrate Rural Women Tue, 15 Oct 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Liberian womanThese women play a critical role in their communities, yet they rarely get the credit they deserve. ]]> 2 Taking Nature’s Pulse in Tanzania’s Breadbasket Tue, 17 Sep 2013 14:00:00 +0000 preparing soil sample, Mikumi National Park, TanzaniaAs Vital Signs expands, we are gathering exciting data about the connections between agriculture, ecosystems and people.]]> 0