Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Fresh Water http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Tue, 12 May 2015 18:12:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 Ridge-to-reef Conservation Takes Hold on Hawaiian Island of Lāna‘i http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/ridge-to-reef-conservation-takes-hold-on-hawaiian-island-of-lanai/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/ridge-to-reef-conservation-takes-hold-on-hawaiian-island-of-lanai/#comments Fri, 10 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21893 view from Maunalei Gulch, Lāna‘i, HawaiiSo far, this project has kept nearly 40,000 pounds — the equivalent of 2.5 dump trucks — of sediment from damaging the reef below. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/ridge-to-reef-conservation-takes-hold-on-hawaiian-island-of-lanai/feed/ 0 Making the Links: March 2015 http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/making-the-links-march-2015/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/making-the-links-march-2015/#comments Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21876 Iguazu FallsConnecting the dots between nature and people in recent news stories. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/making-the-links-march-2015/feed/ 0 To Fight Another Dust Bowl, Improved Freshwater Management Crucial http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/to-fight-another-dust-bowl-improved-freshwater-management-crucial/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/to-fight-another-dust-bowl-improved-freshwater-management-crucial/#comments Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21712 baked earth, Okavango Delta, BotswanaWe may not be able to prevent the coming megadrought, but we can minimize its impact.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/to-fight-another-dust-bowl-improved-freshwater-management-crucial/feed/ 2 Sometimes All You Need to Protect Turtles Are Some Duck Eggs http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/sometimes-all-you-need-to-protect-turtles-are-some-duck-eggs/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/sometimes-all-you-need-to-protect-turtles-are-some-duck-eggs/#comments Fri, 06 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21639 IMG_6906 (1)In Cambodia, CI has resorted to creative methods of encouraging local people to save this rare species.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/sometimes-all-you-need-to-protect-turtles-are-some-duck-eggs/feed/ 1 Urban Jungle: Singapore Leads the Way on Green Space http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/urban-jungle-singapore-leads-the-way-on-green-space/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/urban-jungle-singapore-leads-the-way-on-green-space/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21514 singapore treesSingapore is a giant in the corporate and financial sectors. Perhaps surprisingly, it's also a haven for nature. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/urban-jungle-singapore-leads-the-way-on-green-space/feed/ 0 Sewage Treatment Project Secures Cleaner Water for 5 Chinese Villages http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/sewage-treatment-project-secures-cleaner-water-for-5-chinese-villages/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/sewage-treatment-project-secures-cleaner-water-for-5-chinese-villages/#comments Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21442 Together with the children during the summer camp.  (© Lan Huang)Cities aren't the only places in China battling water pollution, yet similar problems in rural villages are often overlooked.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/sewage-treatment-project-secures-cleaner-water-for-5-chinese-villages/feed/ 2 3 Steps to Save the World’s Water Supply http://blog.conservation.org/2014/11/3-steps-to-save-the-worlds-water-supply/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/11/3-steps-to-save-the-worlds-water-supply/#comments Mon, 10 Nov 2014 13:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21237 girl playing in river, GuyanaThe challenge is massive, but I firmly believe the global community can rise up to meet it. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/11/3-steps-to-save-the-worlds-water-supply/feed/ 4 Urban Jungle: How Vulnerable is Bogotá to Climate Change Impacts? http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/urban-jungle-how-vulnerable-is-bogota-to-climate-change-impacts/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/urban-jungle-how-vulnerable-is-bogota-to-climate-change-impacts/#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20977 South BogotaOur recent study aimed to determine the threat climate change poses to the city's more than 8 million residents.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/urban-jungle-how-vulnerable-is-bogota-to-climate-change-impacts/feed/ 3 The Story of Indonesia’s Ciliwung River — Upstream and Down http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/the-story-of-indonesias-ciliwung-river-upstream-and-down/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/the-story-of-indonesias-ciliwung-river-upstream-and-down/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20891 © Jessica ScrantonJakarta is facing the perfect storm of water issues. Here's what CI is doing about it. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/the-story-of-indonesias-ciliwung-river-upstream-and-down/feed/ 0 How Cloud Forests Support Global Energy Security http://blog.conservation.org/2014/08/how-cloud-forests-support-global-energy-security/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/08/how-cloud-forests-support-global-energy-security/#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20866 Cloud forest in Haiti. (© Robin Moore)Droughts have led to power outages in parts of the tropics. Here's how cloud forests can help.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/08/how-cloud-forests-support-global-energy-security/feed/ 2