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Though humanity exceeds key ‘planetary boundaries’ there are many solutions

On this episode of the Mongabay Newscast, we speak with two recent contributors to our “Covering the Commons” special reporting project who wrote pieces...

As Brazil’s military pulls out of the Amazon, its legacy is...

On April 30, the Brazilian government will officially end Operation Green Brazil, a military-led campaign that started in August 2019 to combat the peak...

Civil society’s push to advance conservation in China: Q&A with Jinfeng...

Efforts to advance biodiversity conservation in China is generally not well understood in the West. But with China set to host the fifteenth meeting...

Mongabay’s most popular articles in March 2021

During the month of March, Mongabay published more than 400 stories, which attracted nearly 11 million pageviews, across its bureaus.Here’s a look at the...

Remembering a man who ‘truly lived’ conservation (commentary)

Born and raised in Buffalo, NY, Michael “Elmo” Drilling had a career in conservation that took him across the world.From the jungles of Indonesia...

In Malaysia, the fate of a peat forest hinges on a...

The government of Malaysia’s Selangor state appears intent on rescinding protected status for the remnants of a once-sprawling peat forest that’s home to Indigenous...

Spiny new chameleon species described from Bale Mountains of Ethiopia

Researchers have described a new chameleon species from the Bale Mountains of south-central Ethiopia and say it’s likely that more will emerge.Wolfgang Böhme’s Ethiopian...

Beef giant JBS vows to go deforestation-free — 14 years from...

JBS, a giant company implicated in multiple cases of large-scale forest clearing in Brazil, recently made a commitment to achieve zero deforestation across its...

Government inaction prompts voluntary REDD+ carbon credit boom in Brazil

With the Bolsonaro government largely indifferent to participating in a carbon credit market, and amid intensifying pressure from clients and investors, a voluntary carbon...

Q&A with author Chelsea Wald

A new book, “Pipe Dreams: The Urgent Global Quest to Transform the Toilet,” published on April 6, looks at the environmental and public health...
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