Human Nature - Conservation International Blog Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:55:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 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. ]]> 0 Companies Place Greater Value on Natural Capital Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 coffee farm in Chiapas, MexicoEnvironmental economist Pavan Sukhdev has noticed a promising trend in the business sector.]]> 0 The EU’s Carbon Footprint Is Bigger Than You Think Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 cropland bordering rainforest, Iguacu National Park, BrazilSince 1990, the EU has massively increased its imports of carbon-intensive products.]]> 6 Women’s Collective Revitalizes Costa Rican Island Community Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 © Annette FishelWhen fish catch declined in their coastal town, these women were determined to find economic alternatives.]]> 0 Why Palm Oil Isn’t the Enemy Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 oil palm fruit in MalaysiaIt’s where and how it’s grown that we need to change.]]> 7 Assessing the Health of Brazil’s Ocean Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilA new study provides a much-needed mechanism to understand and manage Brazil’s waters. ]]> 0 The New Face of Climate Change Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 children in MadagascarClimate change isn't happening in the distant future in a faraway place. It’s us. It’s now.]]> 1 Is There a Silver Lining to the New IPCC Climate Change Report? Mon, 31 Mar 2014 00:01:00 +0000 mangroves and coral reefs in Raja Ampat, IndonesiaWe are already living in the age of adaptation — and protecting nature may be the easiest way to do it.]]> 5 Carnival Parade Celebrates Brazil’s Natural Treasures Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 ocean-themed flat at samba school Carnival parade, RioThis year’s samba school parade in Rio de Janeiro was about more than feathers and beads. ]]> 0 Maasai Woman Inspires Change in Rural Kenya Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beatrice_THUMBAround the world, women like Beatrice are demonstrating the crucial role women play in making the world a better place.]]> 0