Human Nature - Conservation International Blog http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:26:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 In the Colombian Amazon, Men and Women Share Conservation Benefits http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/in-the-colombian-amazon-men-and-women-share-conservation-benefits/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/in-the-colombian-amazon-men-and-women-share-conservation-benefits/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21850 local woman being interviewed by CI for gender and conservation study, ColombiaThe latest post in our "Gender + Conservation" blog series. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/in-the-colombian-amazon-men-and-women-share-conservation-benefits/feed/ 0 This Job Training Is Better than Yours: Learning Dive Safety in New Caledonia http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/this-job-training-is-better-than-yours-learning-dive-safety-in-new-caledonia/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/this-job-training-is-better-than-yours-learning-dive-safety-in-new-caledonia/#comments Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21830 dive safety training participants let local kids try out their equipment, New CaledoniaBy certifying more divers on this Pacific island, we're helping local people build skills that could benefit both them and the ocean. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/this-job-training-is-better-than-yours-learning-dive-safety-in-new-caledonia/feed/ 1 How Ecuador is Reducing Poverty by Conserving Native Forests http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/how-ecuador-is-reducing-poverty-by-conserving-native-forests/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/how-ecuador-is-reducing-poverty-by-conserving-native-forests/#comments Sat, 21 Mar 2015 13:05:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21811 A´I Cofán family relaxing in home in Ecuadorian rainforestCI's visual storytelling team is deep in the rainforest, documenting how conservation can improve lives in indigenous communities. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/how-ecuador-is-reducing-poverty-by-conserving-native-forests/feed/ 0 Cyclone Pam Signals Slow-motion Disaster in Kiribati http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/cyclone-pam-signals-slow-motion-disaster-in-kiribati/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/cyclone-pam-signals-slow-motion-disaster-in-kiribati/#comments Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21799 lagoon, Tarawa, KiribatiCI's Greg Stone gives a firsthand account of storm damage in the island nation — and explains why it's a harbinger of things to come.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/cyclone-pam-signals-slow-motion-disaster-in-kiribati/feed/ 1 To Fight Climate Change with Forests, Two Steps Forward http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/to-fight-climate-change-with-forests-two-steps-forward/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/to-fight-climate-change-with-forests-two-steps-forward/#comments Thu, 12 Mar 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21789 forest in Papua New GuineaRecent successes are showing the world that forest carbon projects can work.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/to-fight-climate-change-with-forests-two-steps-forward/feed/ 0 In Remote Indonesian Villages, Driving Conservation Through Film http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/in-remote-indonesian-villages-driving-conservation-through-film/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/in-remote-indonesian-villages-driving-conservation-through-film/#comments Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21760 screening of "Guardians of Raja Ampat" in Indonesian villageAfter watching our film, the community members spoke as one, calling for even greater protection of Raja Ampat’s waters.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/in-remote-indonesian-villages-driving-conservation-through-film/feed/ 1 Recent Victories Show Momentum for Fighting Wildlife Trafficking http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/recent-victories-show-momentum-for-fighting-wildlife-trafficking/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/recent-victories-show-momentum-for-fighting-wildlife-trafficking/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21747 rangers conducting night patrols, Lewa Conservancy, KenyaOn World Wildlife Day, learn how this important issue is finally getting the recognition it needs. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/recent-victories-show-momentum-for-fighting-wildlife-trafficking/feed/ 0 Making the Links: February 2015 http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/making-the-links-february-2015/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/making-the-links-february-2015/#comments Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21734 gray wolfOur new blog series explores the links between people and nature that news stories are leaving out. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/making-the-links-february-2015/feed/ 0 Environmental Peacebuilding: Conservation Agreements Reduce People-park Conflict in Liberia http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/environmental-peacebuilding-conservation-agreements-reduce-people-park-conflict-in-liberia/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/environmental-peacebuilding-conservation-agreements-reduce-people-park-conflict-in-liberia/#comments Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21708 villagers in LiberiaToo often, protected areas seem to pit conservation goals against the needs of local people, leading inevitably to conflict. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/environmental-peacebuilding-conservation-agreements-reduce-people-park-conflict-in-liberia/feed/ 1 To Fight Another Dust Bowl, Improved Freshwater Management Crucial http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/to-fight-another-dust-bowl-improved-freshwater-management-crucial/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/to-fight-another-dust-bowl-improved-freshwater-management-crucial/#comments Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21712 baked earth, Okavango Delta, BotswanaWe may not be able to prevent the coming megadrought, but we can minimize its impact.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/to-fight-another-dust-bowl-improved-freshwater-management-crucial/feed/ 2