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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My questions for the community seemed absurd — until I tried a different tactic.
Continue reading "The Challenges of Life in a Malagasy Village"
In order to save their own skin, the people of Madagascar must save the living “skin” of their country.
Continue reading "Mapping Essential Ecosystems in the Land of Rice"
These women play a critical role in their communities, yet they rarely get the credit they deserve.
Continue reading "4 Reasons to Celebrate Rural Women"
Cocoa farmers rely on the hardwood forest to protect their cocoa trees — and their incomes.
Continue reading "Accidental Conservation: Cocoa + Forest Restoration in Madagascar"
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"
CI and partners are conducting important research on the value of ecosystems for economic activities.
Continue reading "Incorporating Nature into Decision-Making in Madagascar"
As temperatures rise, many threatened species are moving out of protected areas in search of cooler climes.
Continue reading "Climate Change Increases Costs of Conserving Biodiversity"
Since 1990, more than 2 billion people have gained access to an improved source of drinking water. But more needs to be done.
Continue reading "Linking Freshwater Conservation and Human Health"