Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » News http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Thu, 09 Apr 2015 16:00:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Can Coffee Become the World’s First 100% Sustainably Sourced Commodity? http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/can-coffee-become-the-worlds-first-100-sustainably-sourced-commodity/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/can-coffee-become-the-worlds-first-100-sustainably-sourced-commodity/#comments Thu, 09 Apr 2015 16:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21785 water splashes onto coffee berries, ChiapasThis year, 99% of beans bought by the world’s largest specialty coffee company will meet ethical and sustainable sourcing guidelines. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/can-coffee-become-the-worlds-first-100-sustainably-sourced-commodity/feed/ 0 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 Cyclone Pam Signals Slow-motion Disaster in Kiribati http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/cyclone-pam-signals-slow-motion-disaster-in-kiribati/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/cyclone-pam-signals-slow-motion-disaster-in-kiribati/#comments Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21799 lagoon, Tarawa, KiribatiCI's Greg Stone gives a firsthand account of storm damage in the island nation — and explains why it's a harbinger of things to come.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/cyclone-pam-signals-slow-motion-disaster-in-kiribati/feed/ 2 To Fight Climate Change with Forests, Two Steps Forward http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/to-fight-climate-change-with-forests-two-steps-forward/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/to-fight-climate-change-with-forests-two-steps-forward/#comments Thu, 12 Mar 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21789 forest in Papua New GuineaRecent successes are showing the world that forest carbon projects can work.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/to-fight-climate-change-with-forests-two-steps-forward/feed/ 0 Recent Victories Show Momentum for Fighting Wildlife Trafficking http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/recent-victories-show-momentum-for-fighting-wildlife-trafficking/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/recent-victories-show-momentum-for-fighting-wildlife-trafficking/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21747 rangers conducting night patrols, Lewa Conservancy, KenyaOn World Wildlife Day, learn how this important issue is finally getting the recognition it needs. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/recent-victories-show-momentum-for-fighting-wildlife-trafficking/feed/ 0 Making the Links: February 2015 http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/making-the-links-february-2015/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/making-the-links-february-2015/#comments Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21734 gray wolfOur new blog series explores the links between people and nature that news stories are leaving out. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/making-the-links-february-2015/feed/ 0 To Fight Another Dust Bowl, Improved Freshwater Management Crucial http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/to-fight-another-dust-bowl-improved-freshwater-management-crucial/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/to-fight-another-dust-bowl-improved-freshwater-management-crucial/#comments Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21712 baked earth, Okavango Delta, BotswanaWe may not be able to prevent the coming megadrought, but we can minimize its impact.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/to-fight-another-dust-bowl-improved-freshwater-management-crucial/feed/ 2 Indonesian Government Sinks Vietnamese Shark Poaching Boat, Creates New Dive Site http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/indonesian-government-sinks-vietnamese-shark-poaching-boat-creates-new-dive-site/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/indonesian-government-sinks-vietnamese-shark-poaching-boat-creates-new-dive-site/#comments Tue, 10 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21651 JThonak,CI-Indonesia_11_boat sinking_thumbFrom local police to the president himself, Indonesia is cracking down on the illegal capture of its valuable marine life. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/indonesian-government-sinks-vietnamese-shark-poaching-boat-creates-new-dive-site/feed/ 18 Human Nature’s Newest Blog Series: Making the Links http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/human-natures-newest-blog-series-making-the-links/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/human-natures-newest-blog-series-making-the-links/#comments Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21599 frog, SurinameHere's what's missing from these recent news stories. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/human-natures-newest-blog-series-making-the-links/feed/ 3 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