Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Climate Change http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:58:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 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 How Ecuador is Reducing Poverty by Conserving Native Forests http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/how-ecuador-is-reducing-poverty-by-conserving-native-forests/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/how-ecuador-is-reducing-poverty-by-conserving-native-forests/#comments Sat, 21 Mar 2015 13:05:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21811 A´I Cofán family relaxing in home in Ecuadorian rainforestCI's visual storytelling team is deep in the rainforest, documenting how conservation can improve lives in indigenous communities. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/how-ecuador-is-reducing-poverty-by-conserving-native-forests/feed/ 0 Cyclone Pam Signals Slow-motion Disaster in Kiribati http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/cyclone-pam-signals-slow-motion-disaster-in-kiribati/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/cyclone-pam-signals-slow-motion-disaster-in-kiribati/#comments Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21799 lagoon, Tarawa, KiribatiCI's Greg Stone gives a firsthand account of storm damage in the island nation — and explains why it's a harbinger of things to come.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/cyclone-pam-signals-slow-motion-disaster-in-kiribati/feed/ 2 To Fight Climate Change with Forests, Two Steps Forward http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/to-fight-climate-change-with-forests-two-steps-forward/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/to-fight-climate-change-with-forests-two-steps-forward/#comments Thu, 12 Mar 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21789 forest in Papua New GuineaRecent successes are showing the world that forest carbon projects can work.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/to-fight-climate-change-with-forests-two-steps-forward/feed/ 0 Making the Links: February 2015 http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/making-the-links-february-2015/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/making-the-links-february-2015/#comments Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21734 gray wolfOur new blog series explores the links between people and nature that news stories are leaving out. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/making-the-links-february-2015/feed/ 0