Articles by Erik Hoffner

As an editor for Mongabay, I work to keep readers informed about the latest developments in conservation news and science, and also produce our podcasts. View my latest via Twitter, @erikhoffner.

A sound file revealing rich data on biodiversity. Image by Rhett Butler for Mongabay.

Podcast: A bittersweet bioacoustics bonanza

One of the most promising conservation technologies emerging in recent years is bioacoustics – the use of acoustic recording technologies to study the behavior, distribution, and abundance of wildlife –…
A sound file revealing rich data on biodiversity. Image by Rhett Butler for Mongabay.
The writhed hornbill, a Philippines endemic species. Image by Olaf Oliviero Riemer via Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0).

Podcast: Escape into nature’s soundscapes

Healthy ecosystems are often noisy places: from reefs to grasslands and forests, these are sonically rich thanks to all the species defending territories, finding mates, locating prey, or perhaps enjoying…
The writhed hornbill, a Philippines endemic species. Image by Olaf Oliviero Riemer via Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0).
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