Human Nature - Conservation International Blog http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:07:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 Despite Its Remoteness, Antarctica’s Health Matters http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/despite-its-remoteness-antarcticas-health-matters/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/despite-its-remoteness-antarcticas-health-matters/#comments Tue, 30 Sep 2014 04:01:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21016 iceberg in Paradise Harbor, AntarcticaWe have to tread cautiously in this forbidding but fragile region. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/despite-its-remoteness-antarcticas-health-matters/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 Community-based Tree Kangaroo Program Wins Top Conservation Prize http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/community-based-tree-kangaroo-program-wins-top-conservation-prize/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/community-based-tree-kangaroo-program-wins-top-conservation-prize/#comments Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20985 boy in traditional dress, Papua New GuineaClans defied tradition to create YUS Conservation Area in Papua New Guinea. Now it's paying off. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/community-based-tree-kangaroo-program-wins-top-conservation-prize/feed/ 1 Urban Jungle: How Vulnerable is Bogotá to Climate Change Impacts? http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/urban-jungle-how-vulnerable-is-bogota-to-climate-change-impacts/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/urban-jungle-how-vulnerable-is-bogota-to-climate-change-impacts/#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20977 South BogotaOur recent study aimed to determine the threat climate change poses to the city's more than 8 million residents.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/urban-jungle-how-vulnerable-is-bogota-to-climate-change-impacts/feed/ 3 Cambodia’s ‘Giving Tree’ Makes Life Possible in Floating Villages http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/cambodias-giving-tree-makes-life-possible-in-floating-villages/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/cambodias-giving-tree-makes-life-possible-in-floating-villages/#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20966 fisherman and raing trees in CambodiaOne species fishing villages depend on the most is not a fish, but a tree.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/cambodias-giving-tree-makes-life-possible-in-floating-villages/feed/ 0 In Guyana’s Indigenous Villages, Gender, Livelihoods and Nature Intersect http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/in-guyanas-indigenous-villages-gender-livelihoods-and-nature-intersect/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/in-guyanas-indigenous-villages-gender-livelihoods-and-nature-intersect/#comments Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20910 Kanuku Mountains, GuyanaIn the Rupununi region, development could destroy traditional livelihoods — or help save them.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/in-guyanas-indigenous-villages-gender-livelihoods-and-nature-intersect/feed/ 2 In Pacific Islands, Tomorrow’s Leaders Must Act Today http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/in-pacific-islands-tomorrows-leaders-must-act-today/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/in-pacific-islands-tomorrows-leaders-must-act-today/#comments Fri, 05 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20925 Boy jumps into water in the Cook Islands. (© Toby de Jong)CI intern Danita Strickland writes about her experience speaking about protecting oceans and biodiversity at a youth forum at the U.N.'s International Conference on Small Island Developing States. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/in-pacific-islands-tomorrows-leaders-must-act-today/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 The Story of Indonesia’s Ciliwung River — Upstream and Down http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/the-story-of-indonesias-ciliwung-river-upstream-and-down/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/the-story-of-indonesias-ciliwung-river-upstream-and-down/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20891 © Jessica ScrantonJakarta is facing the perfect storm of water issues. Here's what CI is doing about it. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/09/the-story-of-indonesias-ciliwung-river-upstream-and-down/feed/ 0 Tanzania Announces Plan to Fight Climate Impacts on Agriculture http://blog.conservation.org/2014/08/tanzania-announces-plan-to-fight-climate-impacts-on-agriculture/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/08/tanzania-announces-plan-to-fight-climate-impacts-on-agriculture/#comments Mon, 01 Sep 2014 02:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20879 woman harvests eggplant, TanzaniaVital Signs data will help Tanzania's people, crops and ecosystems stay healthy and productive in the face of various threats. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/08/tanzania-announces-plan-to-fight-climate-impacts-on-agriculture/feed/ 1