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Papua tribe moves to block clearing of its ancestral forest for...

Members of the Auyu tribe of Papua, Indonesia, are demanding a halt to the operations of palm oil company PT Indo Asiana Lestari (IAL),...

Palm oil plantations, coal mines linked to deadly Indonesia flood

Environmentalists have attributed recent heavy floods in southern Indonesian Borneo to widespread deforestation for oil palm plantations and coal mines.An analysis by Indonesia’s space...

Jaguars prowl Argentina’s Iberá Wetlands after 70 years

Conservationists recently released three jaguars — a mother and two cubs — into Gran Iberá Park in northeastern Argentina’s Corrientes province in an attempt...

Pet trade relies on ‘disposable’ wild chameleons from Madagascar

Despite being difficult to keep alive and healthy, chameleons are among the most popular reptiles in the exotic pet trade.Each year hundreds of thousands...

Brazil’s collapsing Manaus health service escalates COVID Indigenous risk

The city of Manaus made world headlines last April when a first wave of the coronavirus swept through the city. Now that city, and...

Environmental assassinations bad for business, new research shows

After years of research, economics experts say they can prove that financial markets respond swiftly and definitively when multinationals are publicly named in connection...

Romania’s deadly fight against illegal logging

Romania’s rich and ancient forests are in peril. Since joining the European Union in 2007, the country has seen its forest cover depleted at...

Nature-based solutions needed to enhance climate resilience in Southeast Asia (commentary)

Developing nature-based solutions (NBS) is necessary to address the climate emergency and enhance resilience of biodiversity, ecosystems, and communities.This has been recognized globally, with...

Mozambique’s new fisheries law expands protections but old problems persist

Conservationists are praising a new fisheries law enacted by Mozambique this month for granting protection to an array of marine species, including whale sharks,...

Q&A with Jean Jardeleza and Kim Carlson

With fires and deforestation driving land use change around the world, Mongabay held a three-way Q&A with Kim Carlson of New York University and...
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