Human Nature - Conservation International Blog http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:32:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Without Forest Policy Reform, Indonesia Won’t Reach Emissions Reduction Goal http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/without-forest-policy-reform-indonesia-wont-reach-emissions-reduction-goal/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/without-forest-policy-reform-indonesia-wont-reach-emissions-reduction-goal/#comments Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21540 park rangers check camera trap in North Sumatra's Batang Gadis National Park, IndonesiaA new study shows that the country's flagship forest policy isn't doing enough.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/without-forest-policy-reform-indonesia-wont-reach-emissions-reduction-goal/feed/ 0 Our Conservation Resolution: Think Big http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/our-conservation-resolution-think-big/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/our-conservation-resolution-think-big/#comments Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21528 girl at Citadelle, near Cap-Haitien, HaitiWe need to map exactly where nature's services originate and the paths they follow to get to people. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/our-conservation-resolution-think-big/feed/ 0 Urban Jungle: Singapore Leads the Way on Green Space http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/urban-jungle-singapore-leads-the-way-on-green-space/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/urban-jungle-singapore-leads-the-way-on-green-space/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21514 singapore treesSingapore is a giant in the corporate and financial sectors. Perhaps surprisingly, it's also a haven for nature. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/urban-jungle-singapore-leads-the-way-on-green-space/feed/ 0 4 Trends That Give Me Hope for Our Planet in 2015 http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/4-trends-that-give-me-hope-for-our-planet-in-2015/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/4-trends-that-give-me-hope-for-our-planet-in-2015/#comments Mon, 05 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21494 snorkeler swims with manta ray, IndonesiaThe impacts of these individual achievements have been enormous. Still more important are the trends they represent.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/01/4-trends-that-give-me-hope-for-our-planet-in-2015/feed/ 2 Blog Editor’s Picks: 7 CI Posts You Shouldn’t Miss in 2014 http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/blog-editors-picks-7-ci-posts-you-shouldnt-miss-in-2014/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/blog-editors-picks-7-ci-posts-you-shouldnt-miss-in-2014/#comments Tue, 23 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21481 herder and horse, Eastern Cape, South AfricaThese stories showcase the range of geographies, voices and projects that define Conservation International.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/blog-editors-picks-7-ci-posts-you-shouldnt-miss-in-2014/feed/ 0 Your 10 Favorite CI Blog Posts of 2014 http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/your-10-favorite-ci-blog-posts-of-2014/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/your-10-favorite-ci-blog-posts-of-2014/#comments Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21474 children swimming, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaMost of the year's popular posts contain strong messages of hope. These stories remind us that protecting nature is the key to prosperity both now and in the future.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/your-10-favorite-ci-blog-posts-of-2014/feed/ 0 Sewage Treatment Project Secures Cleaner Water for 5 Chinese Villages http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/sewage-treatment-project-secures-cleaner-water-for-5-chinese-villages/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/sewage-treatment-project-secures-cleaner-water-for-5-chinese-villages/#comments Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21442 Together with the children during the summer camp.  (© Lan Huang)Cities aren't the only places in China battling water pollution, yet similar problems in rural villages are often overlooked.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/sewage-treatment-project-secures-cleaner-water-for-5-chinese-villages/feed/ 1 To Protect Rhinos, There’s No Room for Gray Area http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/to-protect-rhinos-theres-no-room-for-gray-area/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/to-protect-rhinos-theres-no-room-for-gray-area/#comments Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21444 Portrait, RhinoI believe a total ban on the sale of rhino horn is essential — both for their future and for ours. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/to-protect-rhinos-theres-no-room-for-gray-area/feed/ 0 What Happened in Lima: Are We on Track for a Global Climate Change Agreement by 2015? http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/what-happened-in-lima-are-we-on-track-for-a-global-climate-change-agreement-by-2015/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/what-happened-in-lima-are-we-on-track-for-a-global-climate-change-agreement-by-2015/#comments Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21430 brush fire, AustraliaCI's Shyla Raghav weighs in on progress — and lack thereof — at the U.N. climate talks. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/what-happened-in-lima-are-we-on-track-for-a-global-climate-change-agreement-by-2015/feed/ 0 Lobsters, Conflict and the ‘Invisible’ Work of Women in Coastal Ecuador http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/lobsters-conflict-and-the-invisible-work-of-women-in-coastal-ecuador/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/lobsters-conflict-and-the-invisible-work-of-women-in-coastal-ecuador/#comments Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21388 family in coastal EcuadorThe latest blog in our "Gender + Conservation" series comes from Ecuador's Galera-San Francisco Marine Reserve.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/12/lobsters-conflict-and-the-invisible-work-of-women-in-coastal-ecuador/feed/ 0