The morning drink of choice for millions of people around the world starts with a tree in a tropical country.
Unfortunately, the harvest of this magical bean is not always sustainable.
Continue reading "Wake up: You need sustainable coffee"
Why is it important to think about gender when doing conservation work? In Peru, it means women can grow their knowledge of traditional plants and recover almost-lost ancestral traditions.
Continue reading "In reviving their traditions, Peruvian women find their voice"
In the Peruvian rainforest, CI and partners are changing the way shrimp is raised — and helping farmers produce more food without clearing more trees.
Continue reading "From rice to shrimp: How one unlikely crustacean is helping to save the Amazon"
A recent study using TEAM data found that animals vanished before a major earthquake — a discovery that could lead to the creation of a warning system.
Continue reading "How Camera-trap Data Can Help Us Predict Earthquakes"
Recent successes are showing the world that forest carbon projects can work.
Continue reading "To Fight Climate Change with Forests, Two Steps Forward"
The bigger the role indigenous peoples have in global climate change negotiations, the better off we all may be.
Continue reading "For Effective Climate Change Action, Indigenous Voices Must Be Heard"
Patricia Alvarez is one of many scientists sharing their research at the U.N. climate talks in Lima.
Continue reading "What Does Climate Science Look Like? Here’s One Example"
As climate change negotiators gather in Peru, tropical forest protection must be on the agenda.
Continue reading "The Forest that Fights Climate Change"
A grant from NASA will help Conservation International continue to develop Firecast, a groundbreaking tool that uses satellite imagery to detect fires and predict fire threats in critical forests.
Continue reading "Conservation Tools: Satellites Sound Fire Alarm in Tropical Forests"