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Just as natural resource destruction has been linked to global conflict, protecting nature can serve as the bedrock for peaceful societies.
Continue reading "3 Ways Conservation Efforts Can Promote Peace"
Both largely forested, Guyana and Liberia are aiming to develop their economies while keeping trees standing.
Continue reading "Two Distant Countries Face Similar Forest Protection Challenges — and Solutions"
Liberia’s mineral wealth may hold the key to the country’s future development — but is it sustainable?
Continue reading "Pursuing Responsible Mining in Liberia"
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"
What will a “green economy” actually look like? The good news is we don’t have to guess.
Continue reading "6 Ways We’re Putting Nature into the Equation"
Last week’s sustainable development summit in Botswana was remarkable for four reasons.
Continue reading "Out of Africa: What the Gaborone Declaration Could Mean for Rio+20"
Four event speakers — including two African presidents — share their views on incorporating nature into the global economy.
Continue reading "Summit for Sustainability in Africa: Day 1 Speech Highlights"
Across the continent, women are taking control of Africa’s sustainable development efforts.
Continue reading "The Rise of Women in Africa"
Top African officials and global business leaders will discuss incorporating nature into Africa’s economic development.
Continue reading "CI + Botswana Convene First-ever Summit for Sustainability in Africa"
As Liberia struggles to rebuild its economy after civil war, we’re working to ensure that the value of nature is considered.
Continue reading "Setting the Stage for Conservation Agreements in Liberia"