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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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"
Expanding agricultural outputs without understanding the ecosystems supporting them will be a losing battle.
Continue reading "No Food Security Without Environmental Security"
CI and partners are conducting important research on the value of ecosystems for economic activities.
Continue reading "Incorporating Nature into Decision-Making in Madagascar"
To move the ball forward, we must build on the excitement generated by the Summit for Sustainability in Africa.
Continue reading "At Rio+20, the World Should Follow Africa’s Lead"