Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Get Involved http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 21:37:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Finding the Lonely Whale: Q&A with Actor and Producer Adrian Grenier http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/finding-the-lonely-whale-qa-with-actor-and-producer-adrian-grenier/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/finding-the-lonely-whale-qa-with-actor-and-producer-adrian-grenier/#comments Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21674 3_edited_thumbThe "Entourage" star explains why he wants to make a documentary about the "52-hertz whale."]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/finding-the-lonely-whale-qa-with-actor-and-producer-adrian-grenier/feed/ 0 Why I Made “EARTH A New Wild” http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/why-i-made-earth-a-new-wild/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/why-i-made-earth-a-new-wild/#comments Wed, 04 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21626 sanjayan with vultureIn my new PBS series, I wanted to show the planet not as we wish it to be, but as it really is.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/why-i-made-earth-a-new-wild/feed/ 7 New PBS Series Reflects Shift in Perception of Humanity’s Role in Nature http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/new-pbs-series-reflects-shift-in-perception-of-humanitys-role-in-nature/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/new-pbs-series-reflects-shift-in-perception-of-humanitys-role-in-nature/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21584 Panda on a Log"EARTH A New Wild" seeks to change the way we think about our connection to the planet.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/new-pbs-series-reflects-shift-in-perception-of-humanitys-role-in-nature/feed/ 3 Listening to the Forest Giants http://blog.conservation.org/2014/11/listening-to-the-forest-giants/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/11/listening-to-the-forest-giants/#comments Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:18:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21264 redwoods, CaliforniaWe can learn a lot from redwood trees. Once timber sources, they are now national treasures.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/11/listening-to-the-forest-giants/feed/ 0 Nature Is Speaking — Is Humanity Listening? http://blog.conservation.org/2014/10/nature-is-speaking-is-humanity-listening/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/10/nature-is-speaking-is-humanity-listening/#comments Mon, 06 Oct 2014 11:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21052 A Bolivian boy examines a long-horned beetle. (© Trond Larsen)Protecting nature in a bubble is not the answer. People must benefit more from keeping nature intact than from destroying it. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/10/nature-is-speaking-is-humanity-listening/feed/ 1 Environmentalism Gets a Much-needed Rebrand http://blog.conservation.org/2014/10/environmentalism-gets-a-much-needed-rebrand/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/10/environmentalism-gets-a-much-needed-rebrand/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21032 A Ghanaian woman prepares saabu — a porridge made from maize — for the morning meal. (© Benjamin Drummond)Nature isn't fragile. People are.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/10/environmentalism-gets-a-much-needed-rebrand/feed/ 0 Teenager Bikes Across Africa for Conservation International http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/teenager-bikes-across-africa-for-conservation-international/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/teenager-bikes-across-africa-for-conservation-international/#comments Fri, 28 Feb 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20020 photo courtesy of David CraneIn the middle of a four-month bike race, CI supporter David Crane blogs from Ethiopia.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/teenager-bikes-across-africa-for-conservation-international/feed/ 1 6 Books to Read This Winter http://blog.conservation.org/2014/01/6-books-to-read-this-winter/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/01/6-books-to-read-this-winter/#comments Fri, 24 Jan 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19878 Paradise Harbor, AntarcticaTo learn more about nature, development and the modern world, CI staff recommend these reads. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/01/6-books-to-read-this-winter/feed/ 0 The Planet Thanks You — and So Do We http://blog.conservation.org/2014/01/the-planet-thanks-you-and-so-do-we/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/01/the-planet-thanks-you-and-so-do-we/#comments Fri, 03 Jan 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19794 (© Rod Mast)A big "thank you" to all the donors and friends who supported us in 2013.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/01/the-planet-thanks-you-and-so-do-we/feed/ 0 3 Conservation Champions Who Rocked Our World in 2013 http://blog.conservation.org/2013/12/3-conservation-champions-who-rocked-our-world-in-2013/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/12/3-conservation-champions-who-rocked-our-world-in-2013/#comments Mon, 30 Dec 2013 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19775 Monique Pool, founder of Green Heritage Fund SurinameMy team felt honored to capture these three visionaries on film.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/12/3-conservation-champions-who-rocked-our-world-in-2013/feed/ 3