Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Fresh Water 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 Urban Jungle: Restoring Rio’s Water Supply http://blog.conservation.org/2014/07/urban-jungle-restoring-rios-water-supply/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/07/urban-jungle-restoring-rios-water-supply/#comments Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20657 Rio de Janeiro, BrazilOne reason to keep an eye on Rio after the World Cup? A new initiative to provide freshwater security for its people.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/07/urban-jungle-restoring-rios-water-supply/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 South Africa’s ‘Ecorangers’ Preserve Grasslands, Reduce Livestock Loss http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/south-africas-ecorangers-preserve-grasslands-reduce-livestock-loss/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/south-africas-ecorangers-preserve-grasslands-reduce-livestock-loss/#comments Fri, 23 May 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20387 herder and horse, Eastern Cape, South AfricaThese tech-savvy herders monitor pastures as they move their animals, making sure the land is not overgrazed.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/south-africas-ecorangers-preserve-grasslands-reduce-livestock-loss/feed/ 4 Urban Jungle: Jakarta’s Green Wall http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/urban-jungle-jakartas-green-wall/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/urban-jungle-jakartas-green-wall/#comments Tue, 13 May 2014 13:45:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20328 Panoramic cityscape of Indonesia's capital city, JakartaForests store fresh water cities depend on — and keep it from descending on them all at once. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/urban-jungle-jakartas-green-wall/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 Urban Jungle: No Forest, No Water for Mexico City http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/urban-jungle-no-forest-no-water-for-mexico-city/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/urban-jungle-no-forest-no-water-for-mexico-city/#comments Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20077 fig tree, Morelos, MexicoMexico's "Water Forest" provides water for 23 million people in one of the world's largest metropolitan areas.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/urban-jungle-no-forest-no-water-for-mexico-city/feed/ 6 Despite Challenges, Progress Toward Fisheries Recovery in the Colombian Amazon http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/despite-challenges-progress-toward-fisheries-recovery-in-the-colombian-amazon/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/despite-challenges-progress-toward-fisheries-recovery-in-the-colombian-amazon/#comments Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19946 (© 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.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/despite-challenges-progress-toward-fisheries-recovery-in-the-colombian-amazon/feed/ 1 Protecting One of World’s Largest Freshwater Fisheries, One Village at a Time http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/protecting-one-of-worlds-largest-freshwater-fisheries-one-village-at-a-time/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/protecting-one-of-worlds-largest-freshwater-fisheries-one-village-at-a-time/#comments Thu, 21 Nov 2013 03:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19614 boy paddling boat in Tonle Sap Lake, CambodiaThree million people depend on fish from Cambodia's highly threatened Tonle Sap Lake.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/protecting-one-of-worlds-largest-freshwater-fisheries-one-village-at-a-time/feed/ 4