Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Special Events http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:22:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Small Farms, Large Stakes: Climate Change and Smallholder Farmers http://blog.conservation.org/2014/06/small-farms-large-stakes-climate-change-and-smallholder-farmers/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/06/small-farms-large-stakes-climate-change-and-smallholder-farmers/#comments Wed, 04 Jun 2014 20:30:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20503 Farmer in Tanzania. Smallholder farmers are estimated to represent 85% of the world's farms and provide over 80% of the food consumed in the developing world. (© Benjamin Drummond)The impacts of climate change on smallholders will likely have enormous consequences for all of us.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/06/small-farms-large-stakes-climate-change-and-smallholder-farmers/feed/ 2 Ocean Health Is Human Health http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/ocean-health-is-human-health/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/ocean-health-is-human-health/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20262 fisherman in BeninMany attendees of the Global Oceans Action Summit are taking key steps to protect the largest place on Earth. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/ocean-health-is-human-health/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 Typhoon Haiyan’s Impact Felt in Warsaw http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/typhoon-haiyans-impact-felt-in-warsaw/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/typhoon-haiyans-impact-felt-in-warsaw/#comments Thu, 21 Nov 2013 22:10:26 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19626 A portrait of a Filipino boy.Thousands are dead and millions of lives were changed forever when the devastating storm struck the Philippines. As the world negotiates a climate treaty, the director of CI's Philippines program asks if we're acting fast enough.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/typhoon-haiyans-impact-felt-in-warsaw/feed/ 5 Helping Nature Help People at a Brazilian Historical Landmark http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/helping-nature-help-people-at-a-brazilian-historical-landmark/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/helping-nature-help-people-at-a-brazilian-historical-landmark/#comments Mon, 18 Nov 2013 20:17:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19591 Flower in the Atlantic Forest. (© Conservation International/photo by Kim McCabe)Protecting ecosystems like Brazil's Atlantic Forest will help us adapt to a changing climate.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/helping-nature-help-people-at-a-brazilian-historical-landmark/feed/ 1 At Climate Meeting in Warsaw, All Eyes Should be on Peru http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/at-climate-meeting-in-warsaw-all-eyes-should-be-on-peru/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/at-climate-meeting-in-warsaw-all-eyes-should-be-on-peru/#comments Wed, 13 Nov 2013 19:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19558 Mountain and forest in San Martin, Alto Mayo RegionIn Poland this week, climate negotiators should look to Peru for solutions.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/at-climate-meeting-in-warsaw-all-eyes-should-be-on-peru/feed/ 1 Will We See Global Climate Action in Warsaw? http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/will-we-see-global-climate-action-in-warsaw/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/will-we-see-global-climate-action-in-warsaw/#comments Mon, 11 Nov 2013 16:00:11 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19567 Girl sits amongst crops near Gunung National ForestWhat to watch for as the world negotiates climate change.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/will-we-see-global-climate-action-in-warsaw/feed/ 0 An Action Plan to Save One of the World’s Strangest Mammals http://blog.conservation.org/2013/07/an-action-plan-to-save-one-of-the-worlds-strangest-mammals/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/07/an-action-plan-to-save-one-of-the-worlds-strangest-mammals/#comments Wed, 03 Jul 2013 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=18782 One resident of the Pangolin Rehabilitation Center in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. (© Peter Yuen/Animals in Photos)Although unknown to many, this animal is among the most highly trafficked in Asia and parts of Africa. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/07/an-action-plan-to-save-one-of-the-worlds-strangest-mammals/feed/ 2 Indigenous Leaders Call for Greater Respect for their Rights http://blog.conservation.org/2013/05/indigenous-leaders-call-for-greater-respect-for-their-rights/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/05/indigenous-leaders-call-for-greater-respect-for-their-rights/#comments Fri, 24 May 2013 22:24:51 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=18262 Kanyinke SenaCI’s Indigenous Advisory Group members advocate for indigenous voices to be incorporated into international decision-making processes.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/05/indigenous-leaders-call-for-greater-respect-for-their-rights/feed/ 0 Hillary Clinton and Harrison Ford Link Conservation and National Security http://blog.conservation.org/2013/05/hillary-clinton-and-harrison-ford-link-conservation-and-national-security/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/05/hillary-clinton-and-harrison-ford-link-conservation-and-national-security/#comments Tue, 21 May 2013 23:54:04 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=18296 Harrison and HillaryFamous figures lend their voices for the protection of nature and human well-being.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/05/hillary-clinton-and-harrison-ford-link-conservation-and-national-security/feed/ 1