Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Fresh Water http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:22:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 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 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/ 2 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