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Top 10 HAPPY environmental stories of 2016

As always, Mongabay covered a mix of environmental stories this year. While some species went extinct, several new species were discovered. Some forests were wiped out, but others were restored. Below, we take a look…

Hong Kong to ban ivory trade by 2021

On Wednesday, Hong Kong government announced that its three-step plan to phase out domestic ivory trade by the end of 2021 was approved by the Chief Executive in Council. The legislature amendments…

Introducing the Mongabay Newscast

Mongabay is excited to introduce the Mongabay Newscast, our very own bi-weekly podcast featuring all the latest news and inspiration from nature’s frontline. Every episode, we’ll feature the top environmental…