Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Natural Capital http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Tue, 12 May 2015 18:12:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 Making the Links: April 2015 http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/making-the-links-april-2015/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/making-the-links-april-2015/#comments Fri, 01 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=22012 Bogotá, ColombiaThe human-nature connections you might have missed in recent news stories. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/making-the-links-april-2015/feed/ 1 New Conservation Corridor Latest Environmental Triumph for Suriname http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/new-conservation-corridor-latest-environmental-triumph-for-suriname/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/new-conservation-corridor-latest-environmental-triumph-for-suriname/#comments Tue, 14 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21884 indigenous man, SurinameThe little-known country's new reserve is part of a global order in which indigenous peoples are increasingly claiming rights to manage their traditional lands.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/new-conservation-corridor-latest-environmental-triumph-for-suriname/feed/ 4 Making the Links: March 2015 http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/making-the-links-march-2015/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/making-the-links-march-2015/#comments Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21876 Iguazu FallsConnecting the dots between nature and people in recent news stories. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/making-the-links-march-2015/feed/ 0 How Ecuador is Reducing Poverty by Conserving Native Forests http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/how-ecuador-is-reducing-poverty-by-conserving-native-forests/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/how-ecuador-is-reducing-poverty-by-conserving-native-forests/#comments Sat, 21 Mar 2015 13:05:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21811 A´I Cofán family relaxing in home in Ecuadorian rainforestCI's visual storytelling team is deep in the rainforest, documenting how conservation can improve lives in indigenous communities. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/how-ecuador-is-reducing-poverty-by-conserving-native-forests/feed/ 0 Environmental Peacebuilding: Conservation Agreements Reduce People-park Conflict in Liberia http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/environmental-peacebuilding-conservation-agreements-reduce-people-park-conflict-in-liberia/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/environmental-peacebuilding-conservation-agreements-reduce-people-park-conflict-in-liberia/#comments Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21708 villagers in LiberiaToo often, protected areas seem to pit conservation goals against the needs of local people, leading inevitably to conflict. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/environmental-peacebuilding-conservation-agreements-reduce-people-park-conflict-in-liberia/feed/ 1 Nature Spoke — and These Presidents Listened http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/nature-spoke-and-these-presidents-listened/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/nature-spoke-and-these-presidents-listened/#comments Fri, 13 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21689 beaver pond, Hulahula River Valley, AlaskaThis Presidents Day, learn how these U.S. commanders-in-chief stood up for nature.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/nature-spoke-and-these-presidents-listened/feed/ 3 The Galápagos Islands’ Least Famous Residents: Its People http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/the-galapagos-islands-least-famous-residents-its-people/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/the-galapagos-islands-least-famous-residents-its-people/#comments Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21561 SONY DSCHuman inhabitants of the Galápagos are important characters in its history, for better and worse.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/the-galapagos-islands-least-famous-residents-its-people/feed/ 3 Our Conservation Resolution: Think Big http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/our-conservation-resolution-think-big/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/our-conservation-resolution-think-big/#comments Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21528 girl at Citadelle, near Cap-Haitien, HaitiWe need to map exactly where nature's services originate and the paths they follow to get to people. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/our-conservation-resolution-think-big/feed/ 2 Urban Jungle: Singapore Leads the Way on Green Space http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/urban-jungle-singapore-leads-the-way-on-green-space/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/urban-jungle-singapore-leads-the-way-on-green-space/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21514 singapore treesSingapore is a giant in the corporate and financial sectors. Perhaps surprisingly, it's also a haven for nature. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/urban-jungle-singapore-leads-the-way-on-green-space/feed/ 0 4 Trends That Give Me Hope for Our Planet in 2015 http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/4-trends-that-give-me-hope-for-our-planet-in-2015/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/4-trends-that-give-me-hope-for-our-planet-in-2015/#comments Mon, 05 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21494 snorkeler swims with manta ray, IndonesiaThe impacts of these individual achievements have been enormous. Still more important are the trends they represent.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/4-trends-that-give-me-hope-for-our-planet-in-2015/feed/ 2