Human Nature - Conservation International Blog http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:49:41 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 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/ 0 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 World Catching on to Importance of Blue Economy http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/world-catching-on-to-importance-of-blue-economy/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/world-catching-on-to-importance-of-blue-economy/#comments Tue, 17 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21698 man on boat overlooking Abrolhos reef, BrazilProgress on high-seas conservation reflects a growing awareness that our oceans underpin human well-being.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/world-catching-on-to-importance-of-blue-economy/feed/ 2 Nature Spoke — and These Presidents Listened http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/nature-spoke-and-these-presidents-listened/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/nature-spoke-and-these-presidents-listened/#comments Fri, 13 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21689 beaver pond, Hulahula River Valley, AlaskaThis Presidents Day, learn how these U.S. commanders-in-chief stood up for nature.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/nature-spoke-and-these-presidents-listened/feed/ 3 Finding the Lonely Whale: Q&A with Actor and Producer Adrian Grenier http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/finding-the-lonely-whale-qa-with-actor-and-producer-adrian-grenier/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/finding-the-lonely-whale-qa-with-actor-and-producer-adrian-grenier/#comments Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21674 3_edited_thumbThe "Entourage" star explains why he wants to make a documentary about the "52-hertz whale."]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/finding-the-lonely-whale-qa-with-actor-and-producer-adrian-grenier/feed/ 0 Indonesian Government Sinks Vietnamese Shark Poaching Boat, Creates New Dive Site http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/indonesian-government-sinks-vietnamese-shark-poaching-boat-creates-new-dive-site/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/indonesian-government-sinks-vietnamese-shark-poaching-boat-creates-new-dive-site/#comments Tue, 10 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21651 JThonak,CI-Indonesia_11_boat sinking_thumbFrom local police to the president himself, Indonesia is cracking down on the illegal capture of its valuable marine life. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/indonesian-government-sinks-vietnamese-shark-poaching-boat-creates-new-dive-site/feed/ 6 Sometimes All You Need to Protect Turtles Are Some Duck Eggs http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/sometimes-all-you-need-to-protect-turtles-are-some-duck-eggs/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/sometimes-all-you-need-to-protect-turtles-are-some-duck-eggs/#comments Fri, 06 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21639 IMG_6906 (1)In Cambodia, CI has resorted to creative methods of encouraging local people to save this rare species.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/sometimes-all-you-need-to-protect-turtles-are-some-duck-eggs/feed/ 1 Why I Made “EARTH A New Wild” http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/why-i-made-earth-a-new-wild/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/why-i-made-earth-a-new-wild/#comments Wed, 04 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21626 sanjayan with vultureIn my new PBS series, I wanted to show the planet not as we wish it to be, but as it really is.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/why-i-made-earth-a-new-wild/feed/ 7 What I’ve Learned about Protecting Indonesian Forests from Rural China http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/what-ive-learned-about-protecting-indonesian-forests-from-rural-china/ http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/what-ive-learned-about-protecting-indonesian-forests-from-rural-china/#comments Tue, 03 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=21557 preparing natural pesticides, ChinaA CI Indonesia staffer gains insight into community-based conservation on her first trip to China. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2015/02/what-ive-learned-about-protecting-indonesian-forests-from-rural-china/feed/ 0