CI works with local communities all over the world. Understanding their homes is critical to understanding a community's culture and the issues that people face. Explore some of these places below.
Unlike other South American countries Guyana’s official language is English. But it shares much in common with its neighbors – including lush tropical rain forests.
Roughly 17 million Malagasy people live and work across this same varied terrain. Their roots in both Africa and Asia mean they are a group as diverse as their surroundings.
Deforestation, rapid growth, and large-scale agriculture, are causing immeasurable damage to Brazil’s environment. But Brazil's government is a proven conservation leader in protecting its own backyard.
New Caledonia's rich marine life supports the communities living there and their traditional lifestyles. The island has the second-largest barrier reef in the world, as well as rainforests, scrubland, mangroves, and savannas on land.
In this diverse land that includes everyone from the Nama to the Ndebele, from pastoralists to potato farmers, from miners to winemakers, bringing people together in the name of conservation is a necessity.
Striking a balance between maintaining China’s natural splendor and achieving economic growth is the key to China’s conservation efforts.
Cambodia, one of Southeast Asia’s most biologically intact nations, has emerged from civil war to reveal a stunning topography that is quickly garnering attention from scientists around the world.
Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia together contain almost a quarter of the planet’s terrestrial biodiversity. This rich landscape has met the daily needs of indigenous communities for centuries, and their cultures reflect a deep respect for the environment.