Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Culture http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:10:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 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/ 2 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 Carnival Parade Celebrates Brazil’s Natural Treasures http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/carnival-parade-celebrates-brazils-natural-treasures/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/carnival-parade-celebrates-brazils-natural-treasures/#comments Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20123 ocean-themed flat at samba school Carnival parade, RioThis year’s samba school parade in Rio de Janeiro was about more than feathers and beads. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/carnival-parade-celebrates-brazils-natural-treasures/feed/ 0 Maasai Woman Inspires Change in Rural Kenya http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/maasai-woman-inspires-change-in-rural-kenya/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/maasai-woman-inspires-change-in-rural-kenya/#comments Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20109 Beatrice_THUMBAround the world, women like Beatrice are demonstrating the crucial role women play in making the world a better place.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/maasai-woman-inspires-change-in-rural-kenya/feed/ 0 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 Cambodia, Environmental Challenges Mirror the Past http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/in-cambodia-environmental-challenges-mirror-the-past/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/in-cambodia-environmental-challenges-mirror-the-past/#comments Tue, 19 Nov 2013 05:32:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19599 Ta Prohm temple, CambodiaHow many visitors to Angkor Wat consider what led its creators to abandon the largest city of its time?]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/in-cambodia-environmental-challenges-mirror-the-past/feed/ 1