Ruos Sophy and Keo Mao are just a few of millions who depend on Cambodia's Tonle Sap lake for their protein and their livelihoods. They live on the lake, they eat from the lake, and they support their family through sustainable fishing practices. Conservation International (CI) has been working with Sophy, Mao, and other villagers throughout the Tonle Sap to ensure the lake continues to support the people who depend on it. By teaching sustainable fishing practices, preventing deforestation in the region, and encouraging smart business decisions, CI has managed to prove that improving lives and protecting the environment can go hand in hand. | Learn more: http://www.conservation.org/tonle-sap Follow CI on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/ConservationOrg Follow CI on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/conservation.intl
We believe strongly in the power of visual storytelling to educate, inspire and affect change. Conservation International's filmmakers traverse the globe, spotlighting the people, challenges and successful projects that our programs are pioneering. Watch, share and reach out if you would like to learn more.
Dulce — A Short Documentary
In the coastal village of La Ensenada, Colombia, where digging for shellfish is a way of life, everyone must learn to swim eventually — even little Dulce. But as the effects of climate change begin to threaten the village's livelihood, the carefree swimming lessons led by Dulce's mother take on a sense of urgency.
An official selection of the Palm Springs International ShortFest, the Toronto International Film Festival and the Camden International Film Festival.
“VR and nature conservation truly go hand in hand.” — Wareable
From the stunning coral of "Valen's Reef" to the Amazon rainforest of "Under the Canopy" to the savanna of "My Africa," Conservation International uses virtual reality to immerse viewers in vital conservation efforts around the world, and to meet the local heroes who make it possible.
Nature Is Speaking
Nature doesn’t need people. People need nature.
That’s the message of our provocative, celebrity-studded campaign “Nature Is Speaking.” Our aim is to raise awareness that people need nature in order to survive. Our goal is simple: It’s time to change the conversation about nature to focus on what we all have in common: Our shared humanity.