Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Policy Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 17:51:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 5 things you didn’t know about wildlife trafficking Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:00:00 +0000 tiger in IndiaAs the future of our planet's most iconic species is called into question, policymakers are struggling to turn the tide before it’s too late.]]> 12 Wildlife trafficking: A threat to your security Wed, 22 Jul 2015 13:15:00 +0000 elephants, KenyaThe illegal wildlife trade affects you more than you thought. Here's how you can help stop it. ]]> 3 Opportunity, calamity in the balance amid plans to mine the deep sea Thu, 09 Jul 2015 18:26:59 +0000 A baby octopus (graneledone verrucosa) moves across the seafloor as ROV Deep Discoverer explores Veatch Canyon during the Okeanos Explorer Northeast U.S. Canyons 2013 expedition.How seabed mining can be environmentally responsible: a CI expert explains.]]> 1 6 Signs of Hope For Our Blue World Mon, 08 Jun 2015 14:00:00 +0000 green sea turtle, Abrolhos, BrazilOur oceans are in trouble — but new developments show there are signs of hope if we act soon. ]]> 5 Recent Victories Show Momentum for Fighting Wildlife Trafficking Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:00:00 +0000 rangers conducting night patrols, Lewa Conservancy, KenyaOn World Wildlife Day, learn how this important issue is finally getting the recognition it needs. ]]> 0 World Catching on to Importance of Blue Economy Tue, 17 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 man on boat overlooking Abrolhos reef, BrazilProgress on high-seas conservation reflects a growing awareness that our oceans underpin human well-being.]]> 2 Indonesian Government Sinks Vietnamese Shark Poaching Boat, Creates New Dive Site Tue, 10 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 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. ]]> 23 To Protect Rhinos, There’s No Room for Gray Area Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Portrait, RhinoI believe a total ban on the sale of rhino horn is essential — both for their future and for ours. ]]> 3 What Happened in Lima: Are We on Track for a Global Climate Change Agreement by 2015? Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 brush fire, AustraliaCI's Shyla Raghav weighs in on progress — and lack thereof — at the U.N. climate talks. ]]> 0 The Forest that Fights Climate Change Wed, 03 Dec 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Aerial view of Guyana's Essequibo River and surrounding forest. (© Pete Oxford/iLCP)As climate change negotiators gather in Peru, tropical forest protection must be on the agenda.]]> 2