Articles by Tina Butler

China’s Imminent Water Crisis

China's Imminent Water Crisis China's Imminent Water Crisis Tina Butler, mongabay.com May 30, 2005 Back in 1999, Wen Jinbao, a Chinese deputy prime minister, warned of the dire water situation…

Vampire Fish discovered in the Amazon

Vampire Fish discovered in the Amazon Vampire Fish discovered in the Amazon Tina Butler, mongabay.com May 19, 2005 A new species, dubbed the 'vampire fish,' was recently discovered in the…

Genographic Project stirs controversy

Genographic Project stirs controversy Genographic Project stirs controversy National Geographic's Genographic Project: Whose Blood, Whose History, Whose Gain? Tina Butler, mongabay.com May 9, 2005 On April 13, 2005, the National…

Studying the rainforest canopy

Studying the rainforest canopy Studying the rainforest canopy Learning about the richest region of the forest Crane's Eye View Tina Butler, mongabay.com April 21, 2005 Rainforest in Sabah, Malaysia. Danum…

Borneo’s peat lands going up in smoke

Borneo's peat lands going up in smoke Fire in the Peat Lands Borneo's peat lands going up in smoke Tina Butler, mongabay.com April 21, 2005 The tropical rainforests of Kalimantan…

Timber hungry China moves into Africa

Timber hungry China moves into Africa Growing Pains and Growing Alliances: China, Timber and Africa Timber hungry China moves into Africa By Tina Butler, mongabay.com April 20, 2005 China, as…

Bioprospecting in Panama

Coral, Coiba and the Next Big Thing The largest island off the Central American Pacific coast may be hiding big secrets in its reefs, among them, a possible cure for…