Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Communities http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Tue, 26 May 2015 19:34:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 Building Roads, Protecting Forests: Community Resilience in the Bolivian Amazon http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/building-roads-protecting-forests-community-resilience-in-the-bolivian-amazon/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/building-roads-protecting-forests-community-resilience-in-the-bolivian-amazon/#comments Thu, 07 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=22009 Sunrise in the Amazon Basin, Bolivia. (© Jonathan Hood)Conservation agreements are helping people brace themselves against threats to their forest homes.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/building-roads-protecting-forests-community-resilience-in-the-bolivian-amazon/feed/ 0 What Camera Traps Reveal about How Colombian Communities Use Forests http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/what-camera-traps-reveal-about-how-colombian-communities-use-forests/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/what-camera-traps-reveal-about-how-colombian-communities-use-forests/#comments Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21948 ocelot caught on camera trap, Curare, ColombiaOur research will measure the connections between ecosystem health and food security for rural villages.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/what-camera-traps-reveal-about-how-colombian-communities-use-forests/feed/ 2 3 Conservation Heroes to Admire This Earth Day http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/3-conservation-heroes-to-admire-this-earth-day/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/3-conservation-heroes-to-admire-this-earth-day/#comments Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:30:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21943 woman and daughter in floating house, Tonle Sap Lake, CambodiaWith CI's help, these three people have committed to protect the lands and waters that have sustained their communities for generations.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/3-conservation-heroes-to-admire-this-earth-day/feed/ 0 Can ‘Gibbon-watching’ Save Cambodia’s Forests? http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/can-gibbon-watching-save-cambodias-forests/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/can-gibbon-watching-save-cambodias-forests/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21924 Yellow-cheeked crested gibbon in Cambodia. A healthy population of this species was discovered in the country's Veun Sai region in xxxx. (© Conservation International/photo by Sterling Zumbrunn)Go see "Monkey Kingdom" before April 23rd to support this crucial project helping gibbons, forests and people in Cambodia. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/can-gibbon-watching-save-cambodias-forests/feed/ 0 New Conservation Corridor Latest Environmental Triumph for Suriname http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/new-conservation-corridor-latest-environmental-triumph-for-suriname/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/new-conservation-corridor-latest-environmental-triumph-for-suriname/#comments Tue, 14 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21884 indigenous man, SurinameThe little-known country's new reserve is part of a global order in which indigenous peoples are increasingly claiming rights to manage their traditional lands.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/new-conservation-corridor-latest-environmental-triumph-for-suriname/feed/ 4 In the Colombian Amazon, Men and Women Share Conservation Benefits http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/in-the-colombian-amazon-men-and-women-share-conservation-benefits/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/in-the-colombian-amazon-men-and-women-share-conservation-benefits/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21850 local woman being interviewed by CI for gender and conservation study, ColombiaThe latest post in our "Gender + Conservation" blog series. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/in-the-colombian-amazon-men-and-women-share-conservation-benefits/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 In Remote Indonesian Villages, Driving Conservation Through Film http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/in-remote-indonesian-villages-driving-conservation-through-film/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/in-remote-indonesian-villages-driving-conservation-through-film/#comments Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21760 screening of "Guardians of Raja Ampat" in Indonesian villageAfter watching our film, the community members spoke as one, calling for even greater protection of Raja Ampat’s waters.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/in-remote-indonesian-villages-driving-conservation-through-film/feed/ 1 Environmental Peacebuilding: Conservation Agreements Reduce People-park Conflict in Liberia http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/environmental-peacebuilding-conservation-agreements-reduce-people-park-conflict-in-liberia/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/environmental-peacebuilding-conservation-agreements-reduce-people-park-conflict-in-liberia/#comments Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21708 villagers in LiberiaToo often, protected areas seem to pit conservation goals against the needs of local people, leading inevitably to conflict. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/environmental-peacebuilding-conservation-agreements-reduce-people-park-conflict-in-liberia/feed/ 1 Sometimes All You Need to Protect Turtles Are Some Duck Eggs http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/sometimes-all-you-need-to-protect-turtles-are-some-duck-eggs/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/sometimes-all-you-need-to-protect-turtles-are-some-duck-eggs/#comments Fri, 06 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21639 IMG_6906 (1)In Cambodia, CI has resorted to creative methods of encouraging local people to save this rare species.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/sometimes-all-you-need-to-protect-turtles-are-some-duck-eggs/feed/ 1