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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…

Our favorite nature photos of 2012

In the course of reporting for Mongabay.com, I spent time in several countries in 2012, including Indonesia, Brazil, Madagascar, and Malaysia, among others. Some of my key stories can be…

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…

Rainforest information for kids in Finnish

With the help of Juha Honkala, Mongabay.com's rainforest information site for children is now available in Finnish: world.mongabay.com/finnish/. The rainforest information site for children — which describes rainforests, their importance,…

Rainforest information in Vietnamese

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

Congo Basin sunrise

Sunrise in Gabon. Payments for ecosystem services and sustainable forest management may be key components in maintaining Central Africa's rainforests as healthy and productive ecosystems, finds a comprehensive assessment of…

Congo basin rainforest countries

REDD, responsible logging could help preserve Congo forests, reduce poverty, says report Payments for ecosystem services and sustainable forest management may be key components in maintaining Central Africa's rainforests as…

Seeing the forest for the test-tube trees

Paper manufacturers and environmentalists seem to be reliving Robert Frost’s age-old dilemma caused by two roads diverging in the woods. Proponents of genetically engineered trees say the road they’ve chosen…