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Gaming for rainforests

Screenshot from Rainforest Rangers. The average gamer will spend thousands of hours playing video games by the time they reach adulthood, but the most popular games among some demographics —…

Turkey’s rich biodiversity at risk

Turkey's stunning landscapes and wildlife are under threat due to government ambivalence. Here, the sun sets outside Igdir, Turkey. Photo by: Cagan Sekercioglu. Turkey: the splendor of the Hagia Sophia,…

Fungus from the Amazon devours plastic

A landfill in Panama that was once mangroves. Photo by: Rhett A. Butler. Students from Yale University have made the amazing discovery of a species of fungus that devours one…

Saving the world’s biggest river otter

The giant river otter. Photo by: Frank Hajek. Behavior and conservation of the Amazon's giant river otter. Charismatic, vocal, unpredictable, domestic, and playful are all adjectives that aptly describe the…

Rainforest information in Thai

Hornbill in Thailand's Khao Yai National Park. Photo by Rhett A. Butler 2009 Mongabay.com, a leading forest conservation and environmental science news web site, today announced the availability of its…

Rainforest information in Romanian

Mongabay.com, a leading forest conservation and environmental science news web site, today announced the availability of its rainforest site for children in Romanian. The site is available at world.mongabay.com/romanian. The…