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 the Namaqualand region of South Africa, goat and sheep farmers are adopting more sustainable grazing practices, efforts that could help shift the global attitude toward sustainability.
Continue reading "Local Efforts, Global Change: Sustainable Agriculture in South Africa"
These tech-savvy herders monitor pastures as they move their animals, making sure the land is not overgrazed.
Continue reading "South Africa’s ‘Ecorangers’ Preserve Grasslands, Reduce Livestock Loss"
Don’t let the year come to an end without reading these insightful posts.
Continue reading "7 Blog Posts You Didn’t Read — But Should — in 2013"
An acre lost to desertification is one virtually lost forever. That’s why we have to act quickly.
Continue reading "Fighting Off the Desert in South Africa’s Succulent Karoo"
Charles Schreuder hated killing predators to protect his livestock. Now he doesn’t need to.
Continue reading "Humane Predator Control Methods Double Income for South African Farmers"
If developed responsibly, renewable energy has great potential to bring cleaner air and jobs to South Africa.
Continue reading "For South Africa’s Growing Wind Energy Sector, Guidelines are Essential"
Agriculture was a much-debated topic at this week’s international climate negotiations in Germany.
Continue reading "Local Action Critical to Help Farmers Adapt to Climate Change"
We’re fond of saying that we have our heads in the sky and our feet in the mud. Here’s what we mean.
Continue reading "CI at 25: Changing Conservation From the Ground Up"
A recent escalation in rhino poaching puts the future of these iconic species at risk.
Continue reading "Rhino Poaching in South Africa, Up Close and Personal"