Articles by John C. Cannon

John is a journalist currently based in South Asia. Before that, he lived in Armenia, Gaza, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Central African Republic. He has written for New Scientist,, Yale Environment 360 and Bicycle Times, as well as other publications. John first wrote for Mongabay as a graduate student at UC Santa Cruz in 2008, became a correspondent in 2014 and joined the site’s team full time in October 2016. Always eager to find local perspectives for global stories, he has reported from Cameroon, CAR, DRC, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Peru and Rwanda.

Bison: (Back) home on the range

As a young boy living on South Dakota’s Rosebud Indian Reservation, Wizipan Little Elk remembers the first time he saw a buffalo herd. The experience ignited a passion, and at…