Too often, protected areas seem to pit conservation goals against the needs of local people, leading inevitably to conflict.
A CI Indonesia staffer gains insight into community-based conservation on her first trip to China.
Cities aren’t the only places in China battling water pollution, yet similar problems in rural villages are often overlooked.
Historically, communities have rarely benefited from the use of their natural resources by the outside world — until now.
Rogge spoke with conviction for the rights of his community and indigenous peoples everywhere.
On a recent visit to eastern Colombia, I was glad to see that conservation agreements are having an impact.
Conservation agreements motivate people to protect local ecosystems in exchange for community-determined benefits.
I was struck by how much had changed in the Alto Mayo region since my last visit.
How do you encourage people to stop eating endangered species? Give them something they want more.
In the forests of central Africa, CI is working to preserve bonobo habitat while improving local livelihoods.