Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Food Security Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 17:51:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 3 ways Brazil’s environmental decisions affect the world Thu, 13 Aug 2015 14:00:00 +0000 Christ the Redeemer statue lit with green lights for Brazil launch of Nature Is SpeakingBrazil is at a crossroads, and the path its leaders choose will be felt beyond the country’s borders. ]]> 7 Making the Links: July 2015 Mon, 03 Aug 2015 13:25:00 +0000 lion, Chobe National Park, BotswanaFrom Cecil the lion to mosquito-borne disease, these news stories give us insight on links between people and planet. ]]> 0 To help feed China, just add trees Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:00:00 +0000 Tibetan woman, Li County, Sichuan province, ChinaHow one village aims to boost crop yields and improve ecosystem health in China's breadbasket. ]]> 2 Village takes bold step to save fishery — with help from goats Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:00:00 +0000 woman walking on beach, Ambodivahibe, MadagascarIn northernmost Madagascar, fishermen exponentially increased their fish catch in six years. Here's how. ]]> 2 Making the Links: May 2015 Fri, 29 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 Mexico City. Local Market in Mexico City where you can buy local produce.How food waste, the Mediterranean migrant crisis and other topics in the news reveal the ties between people and nature. ]]> 0 Why This Celebrity Chef Only Serves Local Seafood Fri, 15 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 Lee Anne WongChef Lee Anne Wong will be competing for CI on Tuesday's episode of "Chopped All-Stars." Learn why in this Q&A. ]]> 1 What Camera Traps Reveal about How Colombian Communities Use Forests Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 ocelot caught on camera trap, Curare, ColombiaOur research will measure the connections between ecosystem health and food security for rural villages.]]> 2 Can Coffee Become the World’s First 100% Sustainably Sourced Commodity? Thu, 09 Apr 2015 16:00:00 +0000 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. ]]> 3 Sometimes All You Need to Protect Turtles Are Some Duck Eggs Fri, 06 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 IMG_6906 (1)In Cambodia, CI has resorted to creative methods of encouraging local people to save this rare species.]]> 1 How Nature Inspires and Transforms Us All Mon, 01 Dec 2014 16:18:48 +0000 A hummingbird hovers over flowers on the island of Dominica in the Caribbean. Around 30% of what we eat and drink depends directly on pollinators.  (© Conservation International/photo by Sterling Zumbrunn)For people to thrive, we need to conserve not just the tangible benefits nature provides, but also the inspiration, wonder and awe by which nature transforms us all. ]]> 0