Human Nature - Conservation International Blog http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:26:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.3 3 Conservation Heroes to Admire This Earth Day http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/3-conservation-heroes-to-admire-this-earth-day/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/3-conservation-heroes-to-admire-this-earth-day/#comments Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:30:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21943 woman and daughter in floating house, Tonle Sap Lake, CambodiaWith CI's help, these three people have committed to protect the lands and waters that have sustained their communities for generations.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/3-conservation-heroes-to-admire-this-earth-day/feed/ 0 Disney Continues Conservation Legacy with ‘Monkey Kingdom’ Film http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/disney-continues-conservation-legacy-with-monkey-kingdom-film/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/disney-continues-conservation-legacy-with-monkey-kingdom-film/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21935 toque macaques, Sri LankaPerhaps no institution has had more of an impact on humanity’s love of nature than Disney.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/disney-continues-conservation-legacy-with-monkey-kingdom-film/feed/ 0 Can ‘Gibbon-watching’ Save Cambodia’s Forests? http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/can-gibbon-watching-save-cambodias-forests/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/can-gibbon-watching-save-cambodias-forests/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21924 Yellow-cheeked crested gibbon in Cambodia. A healthy population of this species was discovered in the country's Veun Sai region in xxxx. (© Conservation International/photo by Sterling Zumbrunn)Go see "Monkey Kingdom" before April 23rd to support this crucial project helping gibbons, forests and people in Cambodia. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/can-gibbon-watching-save-cambodias-forests/feed/ 0 See Disneynature’s ‘Monkey Kingdom’ to Help Protect Wild Primates and Their Habitats http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/see-disneynatures-monkey-kingdom-to-help-protect-wild-primates-and-their-habitats/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/see-disneynatures-monkey-kingdom-to-help-protect-wild-primates-and-their-habitats/#comments Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21916 infant toque macaqueOpening week ticket sales for the film will help CI protect endangered species, restore forest habitats and support local communities.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/see-disneynatures-monkey-kingdom-to-help-protect-wild-primates-and-their-habitats/feed/ 0 New Conservation Corridor Latest Environmental Triumph for Suriname http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/new-conservation-corridor-latest-environmental-triumph-for-suriname/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/new-conservation-corridor-latest-environmental-triumph-for-suriname/#comments Tue, 14 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21884 indigenous man, SurinameThe little-known country's new reserve is part of a global order in which indigenous peoples are increasingly claiming rights to manage their traditional lands.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/new-conservation-corridor-latest-environmental-triumph-for-suriname/feed/ 0 Ridge-to-reef Conservation Takes Hold on Hawaiian Island of Lāna‘i http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/ridge-to-reef-conservation-takes-hold-on-hawaiian-island-of-lanai/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/ridge-to-reef-conservation-takes-hold-on-hawaiian-island-of-lanai/#comments Fri, 10 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21893 view from Maunalei Gulch, Lāna‘i, HawaiiSo far, this project has kept nearly 40,000 pounds — the equivalent of 2.5 dump trucks — of sediment from damaging the reef below. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/ridge-to-reef-conservation-takes-hold-on-hawaiian-island-of-lanai/feed/ 0 Can Coffee Become the World’s First 100% Sustainably Sourced Commodity? http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/can-coffee-become-the-worlds-first-100-sustainably-sourced-commodity/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/can-coffee-become-the-worlds-first-100-sustainably-sourced-commodity/#comments Thu, 09 Apr 2015 16:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21785 water splashes onto coffee berries, ChiapasThis year, 99% of beans bought by the world’s largest specialty coffee company will meet ethical and sustainable sourcing guidelines. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/can-coffee-become-the-worlds-first-100-sustainably-sourced-commodity/feed/ 0 Making the Links: March 2015 http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/making-the-links-march-2015/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/making-the-links-march-2015/#comments Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21876 Iguazu FallsConnecting the dots between nature and people in recent news stories. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/making-the-links-march-2015/feed/ 0 How Camera-trap Data Can Help Us Predict Earthquakes http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/how-camera-trap-data-can-help-us-predict-earthquakes/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/how-camera-trap-data-can-help-us-predict-earthquakes/#comments Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21865 South American tapir camera-trap photo, PeruA recent study using TEAM data found that animals vanished before a major earthquake — a discovery that could lead to the creation of a warning system. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/03/how-camera-trap-data-can-help-us-predict-earthquakes/feed/ 2 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