Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Fresh Water Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:39:41 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Urban Jungle: Restoring Rio’s Water Supply Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 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.]]> 0 Filming in Cambodia, Part 3: Fishing at Sunrise Fri, 30 May 2014 13:00:00 +0000 CI-Greater Mekong floating office, Tonle Sap Lake, CambodiaThe CI video team's final day of shooting on Tonle Sap Lake. ]]> 0 Filming in Cambodia, Part 2: Why It’s Hard to Film in a Floating House Thu, 29 May 2014 14:00:00 +0000 filming from boat, Tonle Sap Lake, CambodiaWhen you're trying to get the perfect shot, things can — and very often do — go wrong. ]]> 0 Filming in Cambodia, Part 1: Behind the Scenes with CI’s Video Team Wed, 28 May 2014 14:00:00 +0000 filming, Tonle Sap Lake, CambodiaLearn how the team captures their stunning footage in this three-part series. ]]> 0 South Africa’s ‘Ecorangers’ Preserve Grasslands, Reduce Livestock Loss Fri, 23 May 2014 14:00:00 +0000 herder and horse, Eastern Cape, South AfricaThese tech-savvy herders monitor pastures as they move their animals, making sure the land is not overgrazed.]]> 4 Urban Jungle: Jakarta’s Green Wall Tue, 13 May 2014 13:45:00 +0000 Panoramic cityscape of Indonesia's capital city, JakartaForests store fresh water cities depend on — and keep it from descending on them all at once. ]]> 1 Reviving ‘Lost’ Stream of Lānaʻi Could Be Good News for Coral Reefs Mon, 12 May 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Puʻu Pehe, Lanai, HawaiiReducing soil runoff during heavy rains can help preserve important reefs off the Hawaiian island.]]> 0 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.]]> 6 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