Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Policy Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:07:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 The New Face of Climate Change Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 children in MadagascarClimate change isn't happening in the distant future in a faraway place. It’s us. It’s now.]]> 1 Reducing Protection for Tasmanian Wilderness Would Be Bad News for Forests Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 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.]]> 1 Can We Win the Ivory Wars? 4 Hopeful Signs Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:00:00 +0000 herd of elephants at sunsetA global coalition of unlikely partners is giving new life to the fight against elephant poaching. ]]> 6 Is There New Hope for Madagascar? Mon, 03 Mar 2014 05:01:00 +0000 diademed sifakaThe country's new president could be a saving grace for its ailing ecosystems.]]> 4 Manta Ray Research Boosts Smart Policies and Ecotourism in Indonesia Tue, 17 Dec 2013 15:00:00 +0000 installing a manta ray ID camera in Raja Ampat, IndonesiaGuest blogger Shawn Heinrichs shares tales — and stunning photos — from a recent manta ray expedition.]]> 6 Will We See Global Climate Action in Warsaw? Mon, 11 Nov 2013 16:00:11 +0000 Girl sits amongst crops near Gunung National ForestWhat to watch for as the world negotiates climate change.]]> 0 Forging Ahead Toward a Sustainable Africa Thu, 07 Nov 2013 15:00:00 +0000 hippos in Okavango Delta, BotswanaAfrican nations, working together, are accounting for nature.]]> 1 One Way to Fight Terrorism? End the Ivory Trade Tue, 08 Oct 2013 14:00:00 +0000 elephants in KenyaWe're seeing a perfect storm of extinction, poverty and radicalism. To change this equation, we must stop elephant poaching.]]> 3 Newest ‘Walking’ Shark Heralds Brighter Future for Indonesia’s Sharks and Rays Thu, 29 Aug 2013 20:27:00 +0000 Recently discovered species of "walking" shark in Indonesia. (© CI/photo by Mark Erdmann)This year, I have seen Indonesia take incredible steps to protect these fascinating — and valuable — creatures.]]> 41 Timor-Leste Ratifies UN Convention on the Law of the Sea Wed, 12 Jun 2013 13:00:00 +0000 timor-leste coast_thumb It may surprise you to learn that much of our planet actually belongs to no one.]]> 0