Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Special Events Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 22:24:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 First-ever World Lemur Festival Celebrated in Madagascar Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:00:00 +0000 black-and-white ruffed lemur, MadagascarThe event aims to raise awareness about these unique animals, which are a major economic asset for their home country. ]]> 0 The Global Cost of Protecting Biodiversity? Less Than You Think Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:00:00 +0000 tigerThe price may sound impossibly high, but it’s absolutely doable — and necessary. Here’s why.]]> 0 A Big Week for Climate Change — But Is It Enough? Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 people's climate march, New York CityOne expert gives her take on this week's top climate change stories.]]> 0 Aboard the Hokule‘a: Sailboats, Small Islands and the Stewardship of Nature Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 photo courtesy of Greg StoneCI's Greg Stone arrived in style to an important gathering of small island developing states in Samoa. ]]> 1 Small Farms, Large Stakes: Climate Change and Smallholder Farmers Wed, 04 Jun 2014 20:30:00 +0000 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.]]> 2 Ocean Health Is Human Health Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 fisherman in BeninMany attendees of the Global Oceans Action Summit are taking key steps to protect the largest place on Earth. ]]> 5 The Climate Games Continue: Reflections on the 2013 UN Climate Change Conference Wed, 27 Nov 2013 15:00:00 +0000 flooded car in ThailandWas any real progress made in Warsaw?]]> 0 Typhoon Haiyan’s Impact Felt in Warsaw Thu, 21 Nov 2013 22:10:26 +0000 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.]]> 5 Helping Nature Help People at a Brazilian Historical Landmark Mon, 18 Nov 2013 20:17:00 +0000 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.]]> 1 At Climate Meeting in Warsaw, All Eyes Should be on Peru Wed, 13 Nov 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Mountain and forest in San Martin, Alto Mayo RegionIn Poland this week, climate negotiators should look to Peru for solutions.]]> 1