Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Fresh Water Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:53:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Urban Jungle: No Forest, No Water for Mexico City Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 fig tree, Morelos, MexicoMexico's "Water Forest" provides water for 23 million people in one of the world's largest metropolitan areas.]]> 5 Despite Challenges, Progress Toward Fisheries Recovery in the Colombian Amazon Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:00:00 +0000 (© Conservation International/photo by Margarita Mora)On a recent visit to eastern Colombia, I was glad to see that conservation agreements are having an impact.]]> 1 Protecting One of World’s Largest Freshwater Fisheries, One Village at a Time Thu, 21 Nov 2013 03:00:00 +0000 boy paddling boat in Tonle Sap Lake, CambodiaThree million people depend on fish from Cambodia's highly threatened Tonle Sap Lake.]]> 4 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 How Shell, Chevron and Coke Tackle the Energy-Water-Food Nexus Tue, 05 Nov 2013 15:00:00 +0000 rice crop in TanzaniaIn the next 15-20 years, the world will need 30% more water, 45% more energy and 50% more food.]]> 0 4 Reasons to Celebrate Rural Women Tue, 15 Oct 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Liberian womanThese women play a critical role in their communities, yet they rarely get the credit they deserve. ]]> 2 In Storm-ravaged Samoa, Buffering Cyclones by Restoring Riverbanks Fri, 11 Oct 2013 14:00:00 +0000 men turn cyclone debris into firewoodBy clearing debris and planting trees, we can help Samoan villagers be better prepared for the next storm.]]> 0 Education Campaign Reduces Plastic Pollution in Southwest China Wed, 25 Sep 2013 14:00:00 +0000 man and boy, Sichuan, ChinaDespite their reverence for nature, local communities were unaware of how certain actions could damage ecosystems.]]> 1 Why We Need Dams — and a Sustainable Path Forward Thu, 05 Sep 2013 14:00:00 +0000 ci_60431305_Large_thumbGiven global reliance on hydropower, saying “no” to all dam construction is not a realistic solution.]]> 5 Protecting Suriname’s Wealth of Water Tue, 03 Sep 2013 18:20:00 +0000 Kaieteur Falls GuyanaAs global water scarcity accelerates, the Guiana Shield's ample water supply could become even more precious.]]> 6