Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Culture http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:48:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 In Guyana’s Indigenous Villages, Gender, Livelihoods and Nature Intersect http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/in-guyanas-indigenous-villages-gender-livelihoods-and-nature-intersect/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/in-guyanas-indigenous-villages-gender-livelihoods-and-nature-intersect/#comments Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20910 Kanuku Mountains, GuyanaIn the Rupununi region, development could destroy traditional livelihoods — or help save them.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/in-guyanas-indigenous-villages-gender-livelihoods-and-nature-intersect/feed/ 0 Aboard the Hokule‘a: Sailboats, Small Islands and the Stewardship of Nature http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/aboard-the-hokulea-sailboats-small-islands-and-the-stewardship-of-nature/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/aboard-the-hokulea-sailboats-small-islands-and-the-stewardship-of-nature/#comments Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20912 photo courtesy of Greg StoneCI's Greg Stone arrived in style to an important gathering of small island developing states in Samoa. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/aboard-the-hokulea-sailboats-small-islands-and-the-stewardship-of-nature/feed/ 0 Restoring Hawaiian Fishponds Important Step toward Seafood Security http://blog.conservation.org/2014/08/restoring-hawaiian-fishponds-important-step-toward-seafood-security/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/08/restoring-hawaiian-fishponds-important-step-toward-seafood-security/#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:50:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20846 fisherman, HawaiiNone of Hawai'i's 400 traditional fishponds have been fully rebuilt — but we're making the process easier.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/08/restoring-hawaiian-fishponds-important-step-toward-seafood-security/feed/ 0 3 Reasons Timorese Women Aren’t More Involved in Conservation Efforts http://blog.conservation.org/2014/08/3-reasons-timorese-women-arent-more-involved-in-conservation-efforts/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/08/3-reasons-timorese-women-arent-more-involved-in-conservation-efforts/#comments Tue, 05 Aug 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20744 robella outsideThe latest post in our "Gender + Conservation" blog series shares some interesting findings in Timor-Leste.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/08/3-reasons-timorese-women-arent-more-involved-in-conservation-efforts/feed/ 1 Exploring Gender Roles in Africa’s Largest Rainforest http://blog.conservation.org/2014/07/exploring-gender-roles-in-africas-largest-rainforest/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/07/exploring-gender-roles-in-africas-largest-rainforest/#comments Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20643 With Madam Odette_croppedWithout understanding who uses what resources, a conservation project can easily fail to benefit local people. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/07/exploring-gender-roles-in-africas-largest-rainforest/feed/ 1 Gender + Conservation: A New Blog Series http://blog.conservation.org/2014/07/gender-conservation-a-new-blog-series/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/07/gender-conservation-a-new-blog-series/#comments Tue, 08 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20634 woman in MadagascarMen and women use nature differently. How does this impact conservation efforts?]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/07/gender-conservation-a-new-blog-series/feed/ 3 In Cambodian Riverside Villages, New Attitudes toward Turtles http://blog.conservation.org/2014/06/in-cambodian-riverside-villages-new-attitudes-toward-turtles/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/06/in-cambodian-riverside-villages-new-attitudes-toward-turtles/#comments Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20607 releasing turtle hatchlings into Mekong RiverSarith is one of dozens of villagers who have gone from being hunters to guardians of this unusual species. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/06/in-cambodian-riverside-villages-new-attitudes-toward-turtles/feed/ 0 Indigenous Knowledge Could Help Rescue New Caledonia’s ‘Millennium Trees’ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/06/indigenous-knowledge-could-help-rescue-new-caledonias-millennium-trees/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/06/indigenous-knowledge-could-help-rescue-new-caledonias-millennium-trees/#comments Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20585 measuring young kauri trees, New CaledoniaThe Mount Panié kauri is disappearing, posing a major threat to the ecosystems and culture tied to it. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/06/indigenous-knowledge-could-help-rescue-new-caledonias-millennium-trees/feed/ 1 Remembering Rogeliano Solís, Indigenous Rights Advocate http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/remembering-rogeliano-solis-indigenous-rights-advocate/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/remembering-rogeliano-solis-indigenous-rights-advocate/#comments Tue, 20 May 2014 12:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20352 ROGELIANO SOLISRogge spoke with conviction for the rights of his community and indigenous peoples everywhere.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/remembering-rogeliano-solis-indigenous-rights-advocate/feed/ 1 Reviving ‘Lost’ Stream of Lānaʻi Could Be Good News for Coral Reefs http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/reviving-lost-stream-of-lanai-could-be-good-news-for-coral-reefs/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/reviving-lost-stream-of-lanai-could-be-good-news-for-coral-reefs/#comments Mon, 12 May 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20318 Puʻu Pehe, Lanai, HawaiiReducing soil runoff during heavy rains can help preserve important reefs off the Hawaiian island.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/reviving-lost-stream-of-lanai-could-be-good-news-for-coral-reefs/feed/ 0