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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In his new book, the author and CI board member compares aspects of traditional cultures with the modern world.
Continue reading "Jared Diamond Explores What We Can Learn from Traditional Societies"
The Tree Kangaroo Conservation Program’s new project — supported by CI — provides income for some of the most remote communities on Earth.
Continue reading "Drink Up! Conservation Coffee Arrives from Papua New Guinea"
In the mountains of Papua New Guinea, CI’s Trond Larsen comes face-to-face with one of the planet’s less cuddly species.
Continue reading "Creepy Critters: An Earthworm’s Secret Weapon"
How does climate change affect birds and other species — including us? CI’s Bruce Beehler recently went into the forests of Papua New Guinea to find out.
Continue reading "Climate Impacts Species + Communities in Papua New Guinea"
For 20 years, field scientists participating in CI’s Rapid Assessment Program (RAP) have been exploring some of the world’s most
Continue reading "Still Counting: 20 Years of Species Discovery"
Dr. Lisa Dabek once went seven years without seeing a single wild tree kangaroo. This might seem unremarkable (after all,
Continue reading "Tree Kangaroos: Ghosts of the Forest"
Today CI announced the overwhelming success of last year’s Rapid Assessment program (RAP) surveys in Papua New Guinea: the discovery
Continue reading "Local Support for Species Surveys in Papua New Guinea"
A new report by London-based think tank Chatham House indicates that illegal logging is down 22 percent worldwide since 2002.
Continue reading "Good News for Forests – A Decline in Illegal Logging"