Articles by Rhett Butler

Founder of Mongabay.

Deforestation in Indonesian Borneo. Photo by Rhett A. Butler.

How much rainforest is being destroyed?

Primary forests in the tropics are declining at an accelerating rate according to analysis of satellite data released last week by the University of Maryland (UMD) and World Resources Institute…
Deforestation in Indonesian Borneo. Photo by Rhett A. Butler.

Poachers kill two rare white giraffes

Poachers have killed two rare white giraffes in Kenya according to a group that worked to protect them and their habitat. On Tuesday, the Hirola Conservation Programme reported that the…
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