Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Communities http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 21:37:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 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/ 0 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 Why I Made “EARTH A New Wild” http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/why-i-made-earth-a-new-wild/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/why-i-made-earth-a-new-wild/#comments Wed, 04 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21626 sanjayan with vultureIn my new PBS series, I wanted to show the planet not as we wish it to be, but as it really is.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/why-i-made-earth-a-new-wild/feed/ 7 What I’ve Learned about Protecting Indonesian Forests from Rural China http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/what-ive-learned-about-protecting-indonesian-forests-from-rural-china/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/what-ive-learned-about-protecting-indonesian-forests-from-rural-china/#comments Tue, 03 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21557 preparing natural pesticides, ChinaA CI Indonesia staffer gains insight into community-based conservation on her first trip to China. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/what-ive-learned-about-protecting-indonesian-forests-from-rural-china/feed/ 0 New PBS Series Reflects Shift in Perception of Humanity’s Role in Nature http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/new-pbs-series-reflects-shift-in-perception-of-humanitys-role-in-nature/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/new-pbs-series-reflects-shift-in-perception-of-humanitys-role-in-nature/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21584 Panda on a Log"EARTH A New Wild" seeks to change the way we think about our connection to the planet.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/new-pbs-series-reflects-shift-in-perception-of-humanitys-role-in-nature/feed/ 3 The Galápagos Islands’ Least Famous Residents: Its People http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/the-galapagos-islands-least-famous-residents-its-people/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/the-galapagos-islands-least-famous-residents-its-people/#comments Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21561 SONY DSCHuman inhabitants of the Galápagos are important characters in its history, for better and worse.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/the-galapagos-islands-least-famous-residents-its-people/feed/ 3 Sewage Treatment Project Secures Cleaner Water for 5 Chinese Villages http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/sewage-treatment-project-secures-cleaner-water-for-5-chinese-villages/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/sewage-treatment-project-secures-cleaner-water-for-5-chinese-villages/#comments Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21442 Together with the children during the summer camp.  (© Lan Huang)Cities aren't the only places in China battling water pollution, yet similar problems in rural villages are often overlooked.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/sewage-treatment-project-secures-cleaner-water-for-5-chinese-villages/feed/ 2 Lobsters, Conflict and the ‘Invisible’ Work of Women in Coastal Ecuador http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/lobsters-conflict-and-the-invisible-work-of-women-in-coastal-ecuador/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/lobsters-conflict-and-the-invisible-work-of-women-in-coastal-ecuador/#comments Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21388 family in coastal EcuadorThe latest blog in our "Gender + Conservation" series comes from Ecuador's Galera-San Francisco Marine Reserve.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/lobsters-conflict-and-the-invisible-work-of-women-in-coastal-ecuador/feed/ 0 For Effective Climate Change Action, Indigenous Voices Must Be Heard http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/for-effective-climate-change-action-indigenous-voices-must-be-heard/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/for-effective-climate-change-action-indigenous-voices-must-be-heard/#comments Mon, 08 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21400 women in Konashen Community-Owned Conservation Area, GuyanaThe bigger the role indigenous peoples have in global climate change negotiations, the better off we all may be.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/for-effective-climate-change-action-indigenous-voices-must-be-heard/feed/ 0 How a Filipina Activist Fights for Human Rights at the U.N. http://blog.conservation.org/2014/11/how-a-filipina-activist-fights-for-human-rights-at-the-u-n/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/11/how-a-filipina-activist-fights-for-human-rights-at-the-u-n/#comments Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:38:26 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21319 Indigenous peoples in the Mount Mantalingahan Protected Landscape, Panalingaan, Palawan, Philippines. (© Conservation International/photo by Lynn Tang)Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, first woman and the first person from a developing country to serve as the UN’s Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, has big plans for the next three years to give indigenous peoples a voice. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/11/how-a-filipina-activist-fights-for-human-rights-at-the-u-n/feed/ 0