Human Nature covers a wide range of geographies, from Colombia to China to Cameroon. Aside from contributions from our field staff working in more than 25 countries, we also publish posts from additional countries where CI invests via partners, and from international conferences and other events that our staff attend. In addition, our experts sometimes provide commentary about other regions relevant to our work. We hope you’ll use this map to explore the content of greatest interest to you.
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Food security initiatives in Africa often don’t account for the value of ecosystems for agricultural productivity.
Continue reading "In Tanzania, Nature Provides Unseen Value for Farmers"
Charles Schreuder hated killing predators to protect his livestock. Now he doesn’t need to.
Continue reading "Humane Predator Control Methods Double Income for South African Farmers"
Thailand’s plan to ban its domestic ivory trade is a great step, but much more must be done.
Continue reading "Elephant Poaching Major Topic of Discussion at CITES Meeting"
If developed responsibly, renewable energy has great potential to bring cleaner air and jobs to South Africa.
Continue reading "For South Africa’s Growing Wind Energy Sector, Guidelines are Essential"
Cocoa farmers rely on the hardwood forest to protect their cocoa trees — and their incomes.
Continue reading "Accidental Conservation: Cocoa + Forest Restoration in Madagascar"
In the forests of central Africa, CI is working to preserve bonobo habitat while improving local livelihoods.
Continue reading "Despite Political Unrest, Conservation Work Continues in DRC"
Companies are looking beyond financial return and attempting to benefit both society and the environment.
Continue reading "Growth of ‘Impact Investing’ Helps Build Sustainable Economies"
This new initiative aims to help increase agricultural productivity while maintaining critical ecosystems.
Continue reading "Vital Signs Gains Support at African Green Revolution Forum"
People can only protect nature if they have the knowledge, means and economic motivation to do so.
Continue reading "CI at 25: Creating Economic Incentives for Conservation"
Technology has revolutionized how scientists collect ecological data. So how can we make sense of it all?
Continue reading "Finding Meaning in a Deluge of Data"