Human Nature - Conservation International Blog http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Fri, 29 May 2015 15:33:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 Making the Links: May 2015 http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/making-the-links-may-2015/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/making-the-links-may-2015/#comments Fri, 29 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=22143 Mexico City. Local Market in Mexico City where you can buy local produce.How food waste, the Mediterranean migrant crisis and other topics in the news reveal the ties between people and nature. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/making-the-links-may-2015/feed/ 0 Dispatch from Atauro: On Arid Island, Life Hinges on Forest http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/dispatch-from-atauro-on-arid-island-life-hinges-on-forest/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/dispatch-from-atauro-on-arid-island-life-hinges-on-forest/#comments Tue, 26 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=22131 CI team in forest of Atauro Island, Timor-LesteSearch for species continues in a place where life subsists precariously on a trickle of water.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/dispatch-from-atauro-on-arid-island-life-hinges-on-forest/feed/ 0 On a Tiny Island, Searching for a Spitting Cobra http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/on-a-tiny-island-searching-for-a-spitting-cobra/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/on-a-tiny-island-searching-for-a-spitting-cobra/#comments Fri, 22 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=22119 sunset, Atauro Island, Timor-LesteA special CI series: A fascinating speck of an island off Timor-Leste has never been formally studied — until now.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/on-a-tiny-island-searching-for-a-spitting-cobra/feed/ 0 Why Do We Need Species? Fighting Climate Change, for One http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/why-do-we-need-species-fighting-climate-change-for-one/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/why-do-we-need-species-fighting-climate-change-for-one/#comments Mon, 18 May 2015 16:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=22037 common dwarf salamander, GuatemalaEvery day we learn more about just how crucial species are for human well-being. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/why-do-we-need-species-fighting-climate-change-for-one/feed/ 5 Why This Celebrity Chef Only Serves Local Seafood http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/why-this-celebrity-chef-only-serves-local-seafood/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/why-this-celebrity-chef-only-serves-local-seafood/#comments Fri, 15 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=22080 Lee Anne WongChef Lee Anne Wong will be competing for CI on Tuesday's episode of "Chopped All-Stars." Learn why in this Q&A. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/why-this-celebrity-chef-only-serves-local-seafood/feed/ 1 Unlocking the Mystery of the Manta — Via Satellite http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/unlocking-the-mystery-of-the-manta-via-satellite/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/unlocking-the-mystery-of-the-manta-via-satellite/#comments Thu, 14 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=22042 (© Conservation International/photo by Mark Erdmann)The more we learn about mantas, the better we can protect them — and the people they benefit.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/unlocking-the-mystery-of-the-manta-via-satellite/feed/ 3 Conservation Tools: How Drones Can Save Rainforests http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/conservation-tools-how-drones-can-save-rainforests/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/conservation-tools-how-drones-can-save-rainforests/#comments Wed, 13 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=22039 rangers learn to use conservation drones, SurinameDrones could revolutionize how effective we are at protecting Earth’s most valuable resources. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/conservation-tools-how-drones-can-save-rainforests/feed/ 1 Building Roads, Protecting Forests: Community Resilience in the Bolivian Amazon http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/building-roads-protecting-forests-community-resilience-in-the-bolivian-amazon/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/building-roads-protecting-forests-community-resilience-in-the-bolivian-amazon/#comments Thu, 07 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=22009 Sunrise in the Amazon Basin, Bolivia. (© Jonathan Hood)Conservation agreements are helping people brace themselves against threats to their forest homes.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/building-roads-protecting-forests-community-resilience-in-the-bolivian-amazon/feed/ 0 Making the Links: April 2015 http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/making-the-links-april-2015/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/making-the-links-april-2015/#comments Fri, 01 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=22012 Bogotá, ColombiaThe human-nature connections you might have missed in recent news stories. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/05/making-the-links-april-2015/feed/ 1 Camera-trap Photo Contest: And the Winners Are… http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/camera-trap-photo-contest-and-the-winners-are/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/camera-trap-photo-contest-and-the-winners-are/#comments Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:57:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21994 Photo courtesy of the Wildlife Conservation Society and the TEAM NetworkThese remarkable images are teaching us lots about the health and value of tropical forests worldwide. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/04/camera-trap-photo-contest-and-the-winners-are/feed/ 1