Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Innovative Financing http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:48:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 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 Savings Group Supports Small Business in Cambodian Floating Village http://blog.conservation.org/2014/01/savings-group-supports-small-business-in-cambodian-floating-village/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/01/savings-group-supports-small-business-in-cambodian-floating-village/#comments Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19848 woman and daughter in floating house, Tonle Sap Lake, CambodiaIn a few short months, Sophy has gone from borrowing money to loaning it.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/01/savings-group-supports-small-business-in-cambodian-floating-village/feed/ 1 3 Reasons We Need to Support the Forest Carbon Market http://blog.conservation.org/2013/09/3-reasons-we-need-to-support-the-forest-carbon-market/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/09/3-reasons-we-need-to-support-the-forest-carbon-market/#comments Thu, 19 Sep 2013 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19297 forest in Costa RicaThis is a critical time for the future of our forests — and the people who call them home.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/09/3-reasons-we-need-to-support-the-forest-carbon-market/feed/ 2 Community-based Conservation Spreading Fast in China http://blog.conservation.org/2013/09/community-based-conservation-spreading-fast-in-china/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/09/community-based-conservation-spreading-fast-in-china/#comments Mon, 09 Sep 2013 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19142 giant panda, Sichuan, ChinaConservation agreements motivate people to protect local ecosystems in exchange for community-determined benefits. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/09/community-based-conservation-spreading-fast-in-china/feed/ 1 New Initiative in Amazon Aims to Incorporate Nature’s Value into Peruvian Economy http://blog.conservation.org/2013/09/new-initiative-in-amazon-aims-to-incorporate-natures-value-into-peruvian-economy/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/09/new-initiative-in-amazon-aims-to-incorporate-natures-value-into-peruvian-economy/#comments Wed, 04 Sep 2013 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19185 macaw in PeruThis exciting project will help us better understand how ecosystems support healthy economies.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/09/new-initiative-in-amazon-aims-to-incorporate-natures-value-into-peruvian-economy/feed/ 3 10 Indigenous Peoples’ Victories to Celebrate http://blog.conservation.org/2013/08/10-indigenous-peoples-victories-to-celebrate/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/08/10-indigenous-peoples-victories-to-celebrate/#comments Fri, 09 Aug 2013 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19072 Kayapó community meeting, Brazilian AmazonIn recent decades, indigenous peoples have made significant progress in ensuring that their rights are recognized and respected.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/08/10-indigenous-peoples-victories-to-celebrate/feed/ 1 5 Years Later, Peruvian Farmers Reveal New Attitudes Toward Forest Protection http://blog.conservation.org/2013/07/5-years-later-peruvian-farmers-reveal-new-attitudes-toward-forest-protection/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/07/5-years-later-peruvian-farmers-reveal-new-attitudes-toward-forest-protection/#comments Thu, 18 Jul 2013 13:51:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=18862 ©CI/photo by Margarita MoraI was struck by how much had changed in the Alto Mayo region since my last visit.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/07/5-years-later-peruvian-farmers-reveal-new-attitudes-toward-forest-protection/feed/ 1 Colombian Communities Shift From Sea Turtle Predators to Guardians http://blog.conservation.org/2013/06/colombian-communities-shift-from-sea-turtle-predators-to-guardians/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/06/colombian-communities-shift-from-sea-turtle-predators-to-guardians/#comments Fri, 28 Jun 2013 20:30:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=18677 baby sea turtleHow do you encourage people to stop eating endangered species? Give them something they want more.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/06/colombian-communities-shift-from-sea-turtle-predators-to-guardians/feed/ 5 The Rocky Road to Warsaw http://blog.conservation.org/2013/06/the-rocky-road-to-warsaw/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/06/the-rocky-road-to-warsaw/#comments Mon, 17 Jun 2013 19:42:24 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=18617 With atmospheric carbon at record highs, climate talks need to keep pace.With atmospheric carbon at record highs, climate talks need to keep pace.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/06/the-rocky-road-to-warsaw/feed/ 0 Accidental Conservation: Cocoa + Forest Restoration in Madagascar http://blog.conservation.org/2013/01/accidental-conservation-cocoa-forest-restoration-in-madagascar/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/01/accidental-conservation-cocoa-forest-restoration-in-madagascar/#comments Wed, 16 Jan 2013 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=16477 cocoa farmers in MadagascarCocoa farmers rely on the hardwood forest to protect their cocoa trees — and their incomes.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/01/accidental-conservation-cocoa-forest-restoration-in-madagascar/feed/ 5