Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Culture 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 Connections and contradictions grow in Mexico’s ‘Water Forest’ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/06/connections-and-contradictions-grow-in-mexicos-water-forest/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/06/connections-and-contradictions-grow-in-mexicos-water-forest/#comments Fri, 12 Jun 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=22285 SONY DSCMexico City needs this forest -- but do we know how to save it?]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/06/connections-and-contradictions-grow-in-mexicos-water-forest/feed/ 4 In Age of Upheaval, World Heritage Sites Offer Model for Conservation http://blog.conservation.org/2015/06/in-age-of-upheaval-world-heritage-sites-offer-model-for-conservation/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/06/in-age-of-upheaval-world-heritage-sites-offer-model-for-conservation/#comments Fri, 05 Jun 2015 15:39:53 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=22233 A family of gorillas in Virunga National Park © CI/ photo by John MartinIf we fail to conserve World Heritage Sites, how can there be any hope that we can save the rest of our natural world?]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/06/in-age-of-upheaval-world-heritage-sites-offer-model-for-conservation/feed/ 1 Why This Celebrity Chef Only Serves Local Seafood http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/why-this-celebrity-chef-only-serves-local-seafood/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/why-this-celebrity-chef-only-serves-local-seafood/#comments Fri, 15 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=22080 Lee Anne WongChef Lee Anne Wong will be competing for CI on Tuesday's episode of "Chopped All-Stars." Learn why in this Q&A. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/why-this-celebrity-chef-only-serves-local-seafood/feed/ 1 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 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 New Legislation Helps Communities Benefit from Botanical Treasures http://blog.conservation.org/2014/10/new-legislation-helps-communities-benefit-from-botanical-treasures/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/10/new-legislation-helps-communities-benefit-from-botanical-treasures/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21162 woman holds medicinal root in Malaysian forestHistorically, communities have rarely benefited from the use of their natural resources by the outside world — until now.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/10/new-legislation-helps-communities-benefit-from-botanical-treasures/feed/ 0 Human Rights Protection Critical for Conservation Success http://blog.conservation.org/2014/10/human-rights-protection-critical-for-conservation-success/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/10/human-rights-protection-critical-for-conservation-success/#comments Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21086 ci_73193587_cropped_thumbMany human rights violations slip under the radar of major news outlets, despite their profound impact on communities (and ecosystems). ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/10/human-rights-protection-critical-for-conservation-success/feed/ 1 To Protect Madagascar’s Forests, Men and Women Play Different Roles http://blog.conservation.org/2014/10/to-protect-madagascars-forests-men-and-women-play-different-roles/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/10/to-protect-madagascars-forests-men-and-women-play-different-roles/#comments Fri, 03 Oct 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21055 women farmers in MadagascarThis week, our "Gender + Conservation" blog series visits rural Madagascar. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/10/to-protect-madagascars-forests-men-and-women-play-different-roles/feed/ 1 Community-based Tree Kangaroo Program Wins Top Conservation Prize http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/community-based-tree-kangaroo-program-wins-top-conservation-prize/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/community-based-tree-kangaroo-program-wins-top-conservation-prize/#comments Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20985 boy in traditional dress, Papua New GuineaClans defied tradition to create YUS Conservation Area in Papua New Guinea. Now it's paying off. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/community-based-tree-kangaroo-program-wins-top-conservation-prize/feed/ 1