Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Climate Change 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 3 ways Brazil’s environmental decisions affect the world http://blog.conservation.org/2015/08/3-ways-brazils-environmental-decisions-impact-the-world/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/08/3-ways-brazils-environmental-decisions-impact-the-world/#comments Thu, 13 Aug 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=22700 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. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/08/3-ways-brazils-environmental-decisions-impact-the-world/feed/ 7 Making the Links: July 2015 http://blog.conservation.org/2015/08/making-the-links-july-2015/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/08/making-the-links-july-2015/#comments Mon, 03 Aug 2015 13:25:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=22628 lion, Chobe National Park, BotswanaFrom Cecil the lion to mosquito-borne disease, these news stories give us insight on links between people and planet. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/08/making-the-links-july-2015/feed/ 0 To help feed China, just add trees http://blog.conservation.org/2015/07/to-help-feed-china-just-add-trees/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/07/to-help-feed-china-just-add-trees/#comments Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=22576 Tibetan woman, Li County, Sichuan province, ChinaHow one village aims to boost crop yields and improve ecosystem health in China's breadbasket. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/07/to-help-feed-china-just-add-trees/feed/ 2 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 Making the Links: June 2015 http://blog.conservation.org/2015/06/making-the-links-june-2015/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/06/making-the-links-june-2015/#comments Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:58:53 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=22390 A palm oil plantation in North Sumatra, Indonesia. A ban on trans fats could lead to an increase in demand for palm oil. (© Tory Read)How shark attacks, the trans fat ban and other news stories reflect the links between people and nature. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/06/making-the-links-june-2015/feed/ 1 As Oceans Warm, Hazards and Hope for Coral Reefs http://blog.conservation.org/2015/06/as-oceans-warm-hazards-and-hope-for-coral-reefs/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/06/as-oceans-warm-hazards-and-hope-for-coral-reefs/#comments Fri, 05 Jun 2015 17:34:21 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=22204 (© Lasti Kurnia/Marine Photobank)A remote strand of Pacific islands represents an “experiment” in how coral reefs can recover from widespread bleaching.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/06/as-oceans-warm-hazards-and-hope-for-coral-reefs/feed/ 1 Q&A: In Hard-Luck Haiti, a One-Man Mission to Save Its Coasts http://blog.conservation.org/2015/06/in-hard-luck-haiti-a-one-man-mission-to-save-its-coasts/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/06/in-hard-luck-haiti-a-one-man-mission-to-save-its-coasts/#comments Tue, 02 Jun 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=22139 Jean Wiener, a recipient of the 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize for his efforts to create Haiti's first marine protected areas. (© Goldman Environmental Prize)Grassroots environmentalist Jean Wiener led community efforts in Haiti to create the nation's first marine protected areas — important work now recognized by a prestigious award. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/06/in-hard-luck-haiti-a-one-man-mission-to-save-its-coasts/feed/ 1 Making the Links: May 2015 http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/making-the-links-may-2015/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/making-the-links-may-2015/#comments Fri, 29 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=22143 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. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/making-the-links-may-2015/feed/ 0 Why Do We Need Species? Fighting Climate Change, for One http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/why-do-we-need-species-fighting-climate-change-for-one/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/why-do-we-need-species-fighting-climate-change-for-one/#comments Mon, 18 May 2015 16:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=22037 common dwarf salamander, GuatemalaEvery day we learn more about just how crucial species are for human well-being. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/why-do-we-need-species-fighting-climate-change-for-one/feed/ 7 Making the Links: March 2015 http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/making-the-links-march-2015/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/making-the-links-march-2015/#comments Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21876 Iguazu FallsConnecting the dots between nature and people in recent news stories. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/making-the-links-march-2015/feed/ 0