Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Oceans http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:24:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.3 Women’s Collective Revitalizes Costa Rican Island Community http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/womens-collective-revitalizes-costa-rican-island-community/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/womens-collective-revitalizes-costa-rican-island-community/#comments Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20225 © Annette FishelWhen fish catch declined in their coastal town, these women were determined to find economic alternatives.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/womens-collective-revitalizes-costa-rican-island-community/feed/ 0 Assessing the Health of Brazil’s Ocean http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/assessing-the-health-of-brazils-ocean/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/assessing-the-health-of-brazils-ocean/#comments Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20173 Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilA new study provides a much-needed mechanism to understand and manage Brazil’s waters. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/assessing-the-health-of-brazils-ocean/feed/ 0 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 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 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 13 Illegal Fishers Jailed in Indonesia’s Raja Ampat Archipelago http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/13-illegal-fishers-jailed-in-indonesias-raja-ampat-archipelago/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/13-illegal-fishers-jailed-in-indonesias-raja-ampat-archipelago/#comments Tue, 26 Nov 2013 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19637 Wayag Lagoon, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaThis case represents a significant milestone for the local government in its fight to protect these beautiful, vital waters.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/13-illegal-fishers-jailed-in-indonesias-raja-ampat-archipelago/feed/ 2 Fish to Thrive: Marine Protection Helps Give Poor Communities a Leg Up http://blog.conservation.org/2013/10/fish-to-thrive-marine-protection-helps-give-poor-communities-a-leg-up/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/10/fish-to-thrive-marine-protection-helps-give-poor-communities-a-leg-up/#comments Fri, 25 Oct 2013 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19485 children in MadagascarThis was the first time I had seen so visibly the tangible impacts of CI’s work.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/10/fish-to-thrive-marine-protection-helps-give-poor-communities-a-leg-up/feed/ 1 The Challenges of Life in a Malagasy Village http://blog.conservation.org/2013/10/the-challenges-of-life-in-a-malagasy-village/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/10/the-challenges-of-life-in-a-malagasy-village/#comments Thu, 24 Oct 2013 19:25:32 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19469 Ambodivahibe Marine Reserve, MadagascarMy questions for the community seemed absurd — until I tried a different tactic.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/10/the-challenges-of-life-in-a-malagasy-village/feed/ 1