Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Innovative Financing Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Wed, 13 May 2015 20:23:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 To Fight Climate Change with Forests, Two Steps Forward Thu, 12 Mar 2015 14:00:00 +0000 forest in Papua New GuineaRecent successes are showing the world that forest carbon projects can work.]]> 0 Environmental Peacebuilding: Conservation Agreements Reduce People-park Conflict in Liberia Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 villagers in LiberiaToo often, protected areas seem to pit conservation goals against the needs of local people, leading inevitably to conflict. ]]> 1 What I’ve Learned about Protecting Indonesian Forests from Rural China Tue, 03 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 preparing natural pesticides, ChinaA CI Indonesia staffer gains insight into community-based conservation on her first trip to China. ]]> 0 The Rainforest Speaks — and Costa Rica Listens Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:00:00 +0000 rainforest, Chiapas, MexicoMy country can be a powerful model for countries that still aren't listening to what their rainforests have to say.]]> 3 The Global Cost of Protecting Biodiversity? Less Than You Think Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:00:00 +0000 tigerThe price may sound impossibly high, but it’s absolutely doable — and necessary. Here’s why.]]> 1 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 Savings Group Supports Small Business in Cambodian Floating Village Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:00:00 +0000 woman and daughter in floating house, Tonle Sap Lake, CambodiaIn a few short months, Sophy has gone from borrowing money to loaning it.]]> 1 3 Reasons We Need to Support the Forest Carbon Market Thu, 19 Sep 2013 14:00:00 +0000 forest in Costa RicaThis is a critical time for the future of our forests — and the people who call them home.]]> 3 Community-based Conservation Spreading Fast in China Mon, 09 Sep 2013 14:00:00 +0000 giant panda, Sichuan, ChinaConservation agreements motivate people to protect local ecosystems in exchange for community-determined benefits. ]]> 1 New Initiative in Amazon Aims to Incorporate Nature’s Value into Peruvian Economy Wed, 04 Sep 2013 14:00:00 +0000 macaw in PeruThis exciting project will help us better understand how ecosystems support healthy economies.]]> 3