Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Culture Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:50:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Exploring Gender Roles in Africa’s Largest Rainforest Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 With Madam Odette_croppedWithout understanding who uses what resources, a conservation project can easily fail to benefit local people. ]]> 1 Gender + Conservation: A New Blog Series Tue, 08 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 woman in MadagascarMen and women use nature differently. How does this impact conservation efforts?]]> 2 In Cambodian Riverside Villages, New Attitudes toward Turtles Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:00:00 +0000 releasing turtle hatchlings into Mekong RiverSarith is one of dozens of villagers who have gone from being hunters to guardians of this unusual species. ]]> 0 Indigenous Knowledge Could Help Rescue New Caledonia’s ‘Millennium Trees’ Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:00:00 +0000 measuring young kauri trees, New CaledoniaThe Mount Panié kauri is disappearing, posing a major threat to the ecosystems and culture tied to it. ]]> 1 Remembering Rogeliano Solís, Indigenous Rights Advocate Tue, 20 May 2014 12:00:00 +0000 ROGELIANO SOLISRogge spoke with conviction for the rights of his community and indigenous peoples everywhere.]]> 1 Reviving ‘Lost’ Stream of Lānaʻi Could Be Good News for Coral Reefs Mon, 12 May 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Puʻu Pehe, Lanai, HawaiiReducing soil runoff during heavy rains can help preserve important reefs off the Hawaiian island.]]> 0 Carnival Parade Celebrates Brazil’s Natural Treasures Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 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. ]]> 0 Maasai Woman Inspires Change in Rural Kenya Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beatrice_THUMBAround the world, women like Beatrice are demonstrating the crucial role women play in making the world a better place.]]> 0 Gender, Climate Change and Livestock Management on the East African Plains Fri, 10 Jan 2014 15:00:00 +0000 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.]]> 6 In Cambodia, Environmental Challenges Mirror the Past Tue, 19 Nov 2013 05:32:00 +0000 Ta Prohm temple, CambodiaHow many visitors to Angkor Wat consider what led its creators to abandon the largest city of its time?]]> 1