Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Expeditions 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 A Harrowing Journey in Search of Climate Clues http://blog.conservation.org/2014/06/a-harrowing-journey-in-search-of-climate-clues/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/06/a-harrowing-journey-in-search-of-climate-clues/#comments Mon, 09 Jun 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20537 Paul Mayewski, Sanjayan in AndesTo retrieve ice cores, some climate scientists must go to the ends of the Earth. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/06/a-harrowing-journey-in-search-of-climate-clues/feed/ 0 Filming in Cambodia, Part 3: Fishing at Sunrise http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/filming-in-cambodia-part-3-fishing-at-sunrise/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/filming-in-cambodia-part-3-fishing-at-sunrise/#comments Fri, 30 May 2014 13:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20446 CI-Greater Mekong floating office, Tonle Sap Lake, CambodiaThe CI video team's final day of shooting on Tonle Sap Lake. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/filming-in-cambodia-part-3-fishing-at-sunrise/feed/ 0 Filming in Cambodia, Part 2: Why It’s Hard to Film in a Floating House http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/filming-in-cambodia-part-2-why-its-hard-to-film-in-a-floating-house/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/filming-in-cambodia-part-2-why-its-hard-to-film-in-a-floating-house/#comments Thu, 29 May 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20368 filming from boat, Tonle Sap Lake, CambodiaWhen you're trying to get the perfect shot, things can — and very often do — go wrong. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/filming-in-cambodia-part-2-why-its-hard-to-film-in-a-floating-house/feed/ 0 Filming in Cambodia, Part 1: Behind the Scenes with CI’s Video Team http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/filming-in-cambodia-part-1-behind-the-scenes-with-cis-video-team/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/filming-in-cambodia-part-1-behind-the-scenes-with-cis-video-team/#comments Wed, 28 May 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20421 filming, Tonle Sap Lake, CambodiaLearn how the team captures their stunning footage in this three-part series. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/filming-in-cambodia-part-1-behind-the-scenes-with-cis-video-team/feed/ 0 Expedition to Southeast Suriname Uncovers 60 New Species — and Untold Natural Wealth http://blog.conservation.org/2013/10/expedition-to-southeast-suriname-uncovers-60-new-species-and-untold-natural-wealth/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/10/expedition-to-southeast-suriname-uncovers-60-new-species-and-untold-natural-wealth/#comments Wed, 02 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19346 cocoa frog in SurinameA team of scientists ventures into unexplored wilderness.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/10/expedition-to-southeast-suriname-uncovers-60-new-species-and-untold-natural-wealth/feed/ 46 Remembering Two Field Biology Pioneers http://blog.conservation.org/2013/08/remembering-two-field-biology-pioneers/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/08/remembering-two-field-biology-pioneers/#comments Mon, 12 Aug 2013 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19080 Ted Parker, co-founder of CI's Rapid Assessment Program, recording bird songs on a RAP expedition in Guyana, February 1992. (© CI/photo by Haroldo Castro)Twenty years ago this month, the conservation community and the world suffered a tragic loss.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/08/remembering-two-field-biology-pioneers/feed/ 6 Cambodia Expedition Wrap-up: Where Do We Go From Here? http://blog.conservation.org/2013/05/cambodia-expedition-wrap-up-where-do-we-go-from-here/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/05/cambodia-expedition-wrap-up-where-do-we-go-from-here/#comments Fri, 17 May 2013 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=18277 tree at Angkor WatThis is an integrated freshwater ecosystem with a highly uncertain future — yet I am hopeful.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/05/cambodia-expedition-wrap-up-where-do-we-go-from-here/feed/ 0 Tonle Sap Visit Finds Little Evidence of Once-Abundant Species http://blog.conservation.org/2013/05/tonle-sap-visit-finds-little-evidence-of-once-abundant-species/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/05/tonle-sap-visit-finds-little-evidence-of-once-abundant-species/#comments Fri, 10 May 2013 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=18057 floating house on Tonle Sap, CambodiaCI's Les Kaufman shares his latest thoughts from Cambodia.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/05/tonle-sap-visit-finds-little-evidence-of-once-abundant-species/feed/ 2 How Can Cambodia Sustain Its Freshwater ‘Fish Factory’? http://blog.conservation.org/2013/05/how-can-cambodia-sustain-its-freshwater-fish-factory/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/05/how-can-cambodia-sustain-its-freshwater-fish-factory/#comments Tue, 07 May 2013 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=18029 Tonle Sap at sunsetTonle Sap has been called the beating heart of Cambodia. We want to see it keep beating.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/05/how-can-cambodia-sustain-its-freshwater-fish-factory/feed/ 3 Biodiversity Survey Supports New No-take Zones in Timor-Leste http://blog.conservation.org/2013/02/biodiversity-survey-supports-new-no-take-zones-in-timor-leste/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/02/biodiversity-survey-supports-new-no-take-zones-in-timor-leste/#comments Wed, 06 Feb 2013 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=14466 wrasse documented at Timor-Leste's Atauro IslandThe tiny nation's reef-building coral count rivals the Great Barrier Reef. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/02/biodiversity-survey-supports-new-no-take-zones-in-timor-leste/feed/ 5