Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Climate Change http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:53:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.3 The EU’s Carbon Footprint Is Bigger Than You Think http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/the-eus-carbon-footprint-is-bigger-than-you-think/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/the-eus-carbon-footprint-is-bigger-than-you-think/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20243 cropland bordering rainforest, Iguacu National Park, BrazilSince 1990, the EU has massively increased its imports of carbon-intensive products.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/the-eus-carbon-footprint-is-bigger-than-you-think/feed/ 0 Why Palm Oil Isn’t the Enemy http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/why-palm-oil-isnt-the-enemy/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/why-palm-oil-isnt-the-enemy/#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20191 oil palm fruit in MalaysiaIt’s where and how it’s grown that we need to change.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/why-palm-oil-isnt-the-enemy/feed/ 2 The New Face of Climate Change http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/the-new-face-of-climate-change/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/the-new-face-of-climate-change/#comments Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20160 children in MadagascarClimate change isn't happening in the distant future in a faraway place. It’s us. It’s now.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/the-new-face-of-climate-change/feed/ 1 Is There a Silver Lining to the New IPCC Climate Change Report? http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/is-there-a-silver-lining-to-the-new-ipcc-climate-change-report/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/is-there-a-silver-lining-to-the-new-ipcc-climate-change-report/#comments Mon, 31 Mar 2014 00:01:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20149 mangroves and coral reefs in Raja Ampat, IndonesiaWe are already living in the age of adaptation — and protecting nature may be the easiest way to do it.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/is-there-a-silver-lining-to-the-new-ipcc-climate-change-report/feed/ 5 Gender, Climate Change and Livestock Management on the East African Plains http://blog.conservation.org/2014/01/gender-climate-change-and-livestock-management-on-the-east-african-plains/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/01/gender-climate-change-and-livestock-management-on-the-east-african-plains/#comments Fri, 10 Jan 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19825 Maasai men in KenyaThe Maasai have been grazing their cattle here for centuries. Beatrice Lempaira wants to make sure their way of life can continue.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/01/gender-climate-change-and-livestock-management-on-the-east-african-plains/feed/ 6 In the Philippines, Fighting Climate Change Impacts with Nature (Part 2) http://blog.conservation.org/2013/12/in-the-philippines-fighting-climate-change-impacts-with-nature-part-2/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/12/in-the-philippines-fighting-climate-change-impacts-with-nature-part-2/#comments Mon, 16 Dec 2013 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19686 planting mangrove seedling in Silonay, PhilippinesI jumped at the chance to visit Silonay, a coastal community thought to be especially vulnerable to climate change.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/12/in-the-philippines-fighting-climate-change-impacts-with-nature-part-2/feed/ 2 In the Philippines, Fighting Climate Change Impacts with Nature (Part 1) http://blog.conservation.org/2013/12/in-the-philippines-fighting-climate-change-impacts-with-nature-part-1/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/12/in-the-philippines-fighting-climate-change-impacts-with-nature-part-1/#comments Mon, 09 Dec 2013 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19666 man in Quirino province, PhilippinesRestoring ecosystems could help buffer communities from storms like Typhoon Haiyan. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/12/in-the-philippines-fighting-climate-change-impacts-with-nature-part-1/feed/ 1 The Climate Games Continue: Reflections on the 2013 UN Climate Change Conference http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/the-climate-games-continue-reflections-on-the-2013-un-climate-change-conference/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/the-climate-games-continue-reflections-on-the-2013-un-climate-change-conference/#comments Wed, 27 Nov 2013 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19648 flooded car in ThailandWas any real progress made in Warsaw?]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/the-climate-games-continue-reflections-on-the-2013-un-climate-change-conference/feed/ 0 Typhoon Haiyan’s Impact Felt in Warsaw http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/typhoon-haiyans-impact-felt-in-warsaw/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/typhoon-haiyans-impact-felt-in-warsaw/#comments Thu, 21 Nov 2013 22:10:26 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19626 A portrait of a Filipino boy.Thousands are dead and millions of lives were changed forever when the devastating storm struck the Philippines. As the world negotiates a climate treaty, the director of CI's Philippines program asks if we're acting fast enough.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/typhoon-haiyans-impact-felt-in-warsaw/feed/ 5 Helping Nature Help People at a Brazilian Historical Landmark http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/helping-nature-help-people-at-a-brazilian-historical-landmark/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/helping-nature-help-people-at-a-brazilian-historical-landmark/#comments Mon, 18 Nov 2013 20:17:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19591 Flower in the Atlantic Forest. (© Conservation International/photo by Kim McCabe)Protecting ecosystems like Brazil's Atlantic Forest will help us adapt to a changing climate.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/helping-nature-help-people-at-a-brazilian-historical-landmark/feed/ 1