Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Oceans Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:24:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Women’s Collective Revitalizes Costa Rican Island Community Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 © Annette FishelWhen fish catch declined in their coastal town, these women were determined to find economic alternatives.]]> 0 Assessing the Health of Brazil’s Ocean Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilA new study provides a much-needed mechanism to understand and manage Brazil’s waters. ]]> 0 Indonesia Gives Mantas A New ‘Ray of Hope’ Fri, 21 Feb 2014 03:00:00 +0000 manta rayEncouraged by their value for tourism, Indonesia has granted full protection for both species of manta ray.]]> 9 Success of Marine Protected Areas Depends on These 5 Things Wed, 05 Feb 2014 15:00:00 +0000 rainbow in front of Cocos IslandA new study examines why MPAs like Cocos Island are so rich in marine life.]]> 1 What’s It Like to Make an IMAX Movie? Q&A with Director Greg MacGillivray Tue, 28 Jan 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Greg MacGillivray filming in West Papua, IndonesiaThe director discusses the highs and lows of filming "Journey to the South Pacific." ]]> 1 Indonesian Floating Classroom Comes to the Big Screen Thu, 23 Jan 2014 15:00:00 +0000 7. The Kalabia ArrivesA stunning new IMAX 3D film features the students of this unique environmental education program.]]> 8 10 Marine Areas We Must Protect Wed, 08 Jan 2014 22:01:00 +0000 cuttlefish in Papua New GuineaThis global map shows where marine biodiversity is most threatened by human activities.]]> 5 13 Illegal Fishers Jailed in Indonesia’s Raja Ampat Archipelago Tue, 26 Nov 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Wayag Lagoon, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaThis case represents a significant milestone for the local government in its fight to protect these beautiful, vital waters.]]> 2 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