Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Special Events http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:11:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 The Global Cost of Protecting Biodiversity? Less Than You Think http://blog.conservation.org/2014/10/the-global-cost-of-protecting-biodiversity-less-than-you-think/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/10/the-global-cost-of-protecting-biodiversity-less-than-you-think/#comments Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21030 tigerThe price may sound impossibly high, but it’s absolutely doable — and necessary. Here’s why.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/10/the-global-cost-of-protecting-biodiversity-less-than-you-think/feed/ 0 A Big Week for Climate Change — But Is It Enough? http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/a-big-week-for-climate-change-but-is-it-enough/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/a-big-week-for-climate-change-but-is-it-enough/#comments Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21011 people's climate march, New York CityOne expert gives her take on this week's top climate change stories.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/a-big-week-for-climate-change-but-is-it-enough/feed/ 0 Aboard the Hokule‘a: Sailboats, Small Islands and the Stewardship of Nature http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/aboard-the-hokulea-sailboats-small-islands-and-the-stewardship-of-nature/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/aboard-the-hokulea-sailboats-small-islands-and-the-stewardship-of-nature/#comments Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20912 photo courtesy of Greg StoneCI's Greg Stone arrived in style to an important gathering of small island developing states in Samoa. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/aboard-the-hokulea-sailboats-small-islands-and-the-stewardship-of-nature/feed/ 1 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/ 5 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