Deforestation, heat waves, rejected recyclables: 3 big stories you might have missed

Human Nature shares three stories from the past week that you should know about.

Remembering nature poet Mary Oliver

In memory of Mary Oliver, a renowned nature poet.

Best of 2018: 3 things you didn’t know trees did for you

Human Nature looks into some of the benefits of forests that you might not know about.

Holiday gifts you can feel good about giving

Conservation International’s gift guide for 2018 has something for everyone.

3 forest stories you should know about

Human Natures shares three positive stories about forests.

3 things you didn’t know trees did for you

In honor of International Day of Forests, Human Nature looks into some of the benefits of forests that you might not know about.

Conservationist named in Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business

Dr. M. Sanjayan, CEO of Conservation International, was named one of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business for 2018.

In a first, a drone helps nab illegal logger in Peru

A man was caught illegally cutting down trees in Peru’s Alto Mayo Protected Forest.

Recent op-ed misses the forest for the trees

A recent op-ed published in Yale Environment 360, missed the mark in its criticisms of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).

McDonald’s to take a bite out of carbon emissions

McDonald’s announced it would eliminate deforestation from its supply chain while reducing its carbon emissions by 36 percent by 2030.

Celebrating the Biggest Conservation Wins of 2017

It’s been a big year for conservation. Together we assured the world that the U.S. is still an ally in the fight against climate change through the We Are Still In movement, a coalition of more than 2,500 American leaders outside of the federal government who are still committed to meeting climate goals.

Judge Stops Walmart Shopping Center From Being Built on Endangered Florida Forest

Environmentalists cheered after a Miami district court judge issued an emergency injunction on Friday to stop bulldozers from razing a stretch of endangered pine rocklands—one of the world’s rarest forests , and home to species found nowhere else on Earth—to make way for a Walmart shopping center near Zoo Miami and Everglades National Park. Judge Ursula Ungaro’s decision was made only hours after the Center for Biological Diversity , Tropical Audubon Society , Miami Pine Rocklands Coalition and South Florida Wildlands Association sued the Trump administration for approving the proposed Coral Reef Commons. “Plaintiffs will suffer immediate and irreparable injury arising from the

Sweet news: Cacao making a comeback in Mexico

In Mexico, a new effort is boosting cacao production while protecting forests in the process.

Tradition meets tech: Can satellite data help indigenous peoples protect their lands?

A new effort seeks to put data tools in the hands of the people on the front lines of conservation: indigenous communities.

Rescue efforts offer hope for a vanishing species

Inside the plight of an increasingly rare species of gibbon and ongoing efforts to save it from extinction.

Sticker shock: This country’s taste for ‘bushmeat’ comes at a terrible price

An in-your-face campaign aims to shock Cambodians into giving up their taste for wild animal meat — before it’s too late.

How to Start a Regenerative Agriculture Movement in Your Community

By Regeneration International The most important, although as of yet little known, new paradigm shift and set of practices in the world today is regenerative agriculture , or rather regenerative food , farming and land use. Regeneration practices , scaled up globally on billions of acres of farmland, pasture, and forest, have the potential to not only mitigate, but actually reverse global warming and, at the same time, provide solutions to other burning issues such as poverty, deteriorating public health, environmental degradation, and global conflict. The world-changing promise of regeneration lies in the fact

One swamp we don’t want to drain

In a new piece on Medium, Conservation International CEO M. Sanjayan discusses Brazil’s mangrove forests — and a global alliance working to protect them.

What ‘sustainability’ means to a lifelong coffee farmer

Editor’s note: On National Coffee Day, we’re taking a look at the people who make your morning cup of joe

Forests and facts: 5 things to know about a gloomy new study

According to a new study, the world’s tropical forests are in such poor shape that they are emitting more climate-warming carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than they absorb.

Massive reforestation effort puts down roots in Brazilian Amazon

A new project seeks to kickstart a revival for the world’s largest rainforest by planting tens of millions new trees.

Brazil opens massive reserve in Amazon for mining

The announcement from Brazilian President Michel Temer comes at a critical time for conservation in the Amazon.

Field notes from the Lost City

A recent survey around the newly discovered Lost City in Honduras confirms the area’s significance for natural and cultural heritage.