Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » News http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:53:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.3 The New Face of Climate Change http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/the-new-face-of-climate-change/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/the-new-face-of-climate-change/#comments Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20160 children in MadagascarClimate change isn't happening in the distant future in a faraway place. It’s us. It’s now.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/the-new-face-of-climate-change/feed/ 1 Is There a Silver Lining to the New IPCC Climate Change Report? http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/is-there-a-silver-lining-to-the-new-ipcc-climate-change-report/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/is-there-a-silver-lining-to-the-new-ipcc-climate-change-report/#comments Mon, 31 Mar 2014 00:01:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20149 mangroves and coral reefs in Raja Ampat, IndonesiaWe are already living in the age of adaptation — and protecting nature may be the easiest way to do it.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/is-there-a-silver-lining-to-the-new-ipcc-climate-change-report/feed/ 5 Reducing Protection for Tasmanian Wilderness Would Be Bad News for Forests http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/reducing-protection-for-tasmanian-wilderness-would-be-bad-news-for-forests/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/reducing-protection-for-tasmanian-wilderness-would-be-bad-news-for-forests/#comments Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20079 temperate rainforest, AustraliaAustralia's prime minister thinks too much of the country's forest is "locked up" in protected areas. Here's why he's wrong.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/03/reducing-protection-for-tasmanian-wilderness-would-be-bad-news-for-forests/feed/ 1 Indonesia Gives Mantas A New ‘Ray of Hope’ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/indonesia-gives-mantas-a-new-ray-of-hope/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/indonesia-gives-mantas-a-new-ray-of-hope/#comments Fri, 21 Feb 2014 03:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19970 manta rayEncouraged by their value for tourism, Indonesia has granted full protection for both species of manta ray.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/indonesia-gives-mantas-a-new-ray-of-hope/feed/ 9 London Talks Sound the Alarm on Illegal Wildlife Trade http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/london-talks-sound-the-alarm-on-illegal-wildlife-trade/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/london-talks-sound-the-alarm-on-illegal-wildlife-trade/#comments Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19949 © Conor WallThis week, two important meetings are focusing on finding real solutions to this global issue.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/london-talks-sound-the-alarm-on-illegal-wildlife-trade/feed/ 4 Meet Conservation International’s Newest Leader, Dr. M. Sanjayan http://blog.conservation.org/2014/01/meet-conservation-internationals-newest-leader-dr-m-sanjayan/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/01/meet-conservation-internationals-newest-leader-dr-m-sanjayan/#comments Thu, 30 Jan 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19908 M. SanjayanThe visionary scientist discusses what drives his conservation passion.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/01/meet-conservation-internationals-newest-leader-dr-m-sanjayan/feed/ 3 The Climate Games Continue: Reflections on the 2013 UN Climate Change Conference http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/the-climate-games-continue-reflections-on-the-2013-un-climate-change-conference/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/the-climate-games-continue-reflections-on-the-2013-un-climate-change-conference/#comments Wed, 27 Nov 2013 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19648 flooded car in ThailandWas any real progress made in Warsaw?]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/the-climate-games-continue-reflections-on-the-2013-un-climate-change-conference/feed/ 0 From Gut Feeling to Science: Ocean Health Index Releases Annual Scores http://blog.conservation.org/2013/10/from-gut-feeling-to-science-ocean-health-index-releases-annual-scores/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/10/from-gut-feeling-to-science-ocean-health-index-releases-annual-scores/#comments Tue, 15 Oct 2013 20:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19398 coral reef in PhilippinesThe proof is in the numbers: Our use of many marine resources is simply unsustainable. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/10/from-gut-feeling-to-science-ocean-health-index-releases-annual-scores/feed/ 3 Global Community Takes Bold Steps to Fight Elephant Poaching http://blog.conservation.org/2013/09/global-community-takes-bold-steps-to-fight-elephant-poaching/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/09/global-community-takes-bold-steps-to-fight-elephant-poaching/#comments Thu, 26 Sep 2013 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19336 African elephantHalting the ivory trade could do more than protect elephants; it could help enhance national and global security.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/09/global-community-takes-bold-steps-to-fight-elephant-poaching/feed/ 3 Obama’s Climate Action Plan Acknowledges Role of Nature in Solutions http://blog.conservation.org/2013/06/obamas-climate-action-plan-acknowledges-role-of-nature-in-solutions/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/06/obamas-climate-action-plan-acknowledges-role-of-nature-in-solutions/#comments Thu, 27 Jun 2013 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=18722 sunset in Death Valley National ParkCI's experts comment on the U.S. president's much-talked-about climate plan.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/06/obamas-climate-action-plan-acknowledges-role-of-nature-in-solutions/feed/ 0