Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Partnerships http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:58:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 Q&A: In Hard-Luck Haiti, a One-Man Mission to Save Its Coasts http://blog.conservation.org/2015/06/in-hard-luck-haiti-a-one-man-mission-to-save-its-coasts/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/06/in-hard-luck-haiti-a-one-man-mission-to-save-its-coasts/#comments Tue, 02 Jun 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=22139 Jean Wiener, a recipient of the 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize for his efforts to create Haiti's first marine protected areas. (© Goldman Environmental Prize)Grassroots environmentalist Jean Wiener led community efforts in Haiti to create the nation's first marine protected areas — important work now recognized by a prestigious award. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/06/in-hard-luck-haiti-a-one-man-mission-to-save-its-coasts/feed/ 1 Camera-trap Photo Contest: And the Winners Are… http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/camera-trap-photo-contest-and-the-winners-are/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/camera-trap-photo-contest-and-the-winners-are/#comments Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:57:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21994 Photo courtesy of the Wildlife Conservation Society and the TEAM NetworkThese remarkable images are teaching us lots about the health and value of tropical forests worldwide. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/camera-trap-photo-contest-and-the-winners-are/feed/ 2 ‘Million Dollar Hashtag’ Milestone Will Help CI and HP Listen to Tropical Forests http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/million-dollar-hashtag-milestone-will-help-ci-and-hp-listen-to-tropical-forests/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/million-dollar-hashtag-milestone-will-help-ci-and-hp-listen-to-tropical-forests/#comments Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21953 TEAM scientist Patricia Alvarez with harlequin beetle, PeruAn HP exec explains how the company's technology is enabling CI to listen — both to tropical forests and the social media conversation. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/million-dollar-hashtag-milestone-will-help-ci-and-hp-listen-to-tropical-forests/feed/ 3 Disney Continues Conservation Legacy with ‘Monkey Kingdom’ Film http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/disney-continues-conservation-legacy-with-monkey-kingdom-film/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/disney-continues-conservation-legacy-with-monkey-kingdom-film/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21935 toque macaques, Sri LankaPerhaps no institution has had more of an impact on humanity’s love of nature than Disney.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/disney-continues-conservation-legacy-with-monkey-kingdom-film/feed/ 0 See Disneynature’s ‘Monkey Kingdom’ to Help Protect Wild Primates and Their Habitats http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/see-disneynatures-monkey-kingdom-to-help-protect-wild-primates-and-their-habitats/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/see-disneynatures-monkey-kingdom-to-help-protect-wild-primates-and-their-habitats/#comments Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21916 infant toque macaqueOpening week ticket sales for the film will help CI protect endangered species, restore forest habitats and support local communities.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/see-disneynatures-monkey-kingdom-to-help-protect-wild-primates-and-their-habitats/feed/ 0 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/ 3 In Remote Indonesian Villages, Driving Conservation Through Film http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/in-remote-indonesian-villages-driving-conservation-through-film/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/in-remote-indonesian-villages-driving-conservation-through-film/#comments Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21760 screening of "Guardians of Raja Ampat" in Indonesian villageAfter watching our film, the community members spoke as one, calling for even greater protection of Raja Ampat’s waters.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/in-remote-indonesian-villages-driving-conservation-through-film/feed/ 1 Lobsters, Conflict and the ‘Invisible’ Work of Women in Coastal Ecuador http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/lobsters-conflict-and-the-invisible-work-of-women-in-coastal-ecuador/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/lobsters-conflict-and-the-invisible-work-of-women-in-coastal-ecuador/#comments Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21388 family in coastal EcuadorThe latest blog in our "Gender + Conservation" series comes from Ecuador's Galera-San Francisco Marine Reserve.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/lobsters-conflict-and-the-invisible-work-of-women-in-coastal-ecuador/feed/ 0 How a Filipina Activist Fights for Human Rights at the U.N. http://blog.conservation.org/2014/11/how-a-filipina-activist-fights-for-human-rights-at-the-u-n/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/11/how-a-filipina-activist-fights-for-human-rights-at-the-u-n/#comments Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:38:26 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21319 Indigenous peoples in the Mount Mantalingahan Protected Landscape, Panalingaan, Palawan, Philippines. (© Conservation International/photo by Lynn Tang)Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, first woman and the first person from a developing country to serve as the UN’s Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, has big plans for the next three years to give indigenous peoples a voice. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/11/how-a-filipina-activist-fights-for-human-rights-at-the-u-n/feed/ 0 What We Need from the World Parks Congress http://blog.conservation.org/2014/11/what-we-need-from-the-world-parks-congress-2/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/11/what-we-need-from-the-world-parks-congress-2/#comments Wed, 12 Nov 2014 22:27:44 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21299 A fishermen in Cape Range National Park, Western Australia. (© Jeff Yonover)Dr. Russ Mittermeier outlines three priorities for the 2014 World Parks Congress, which brings scientists, government representatives and conservationists together to discuss how best to protect the Earth’s most important lands and waters.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/11/what-we-need-from-the-world-parks-congress-2/feed/ 1