Mountains News

New mammal discovered in Indonesia

Christine's Margareta rat. Photo by: Alessio Mortelliti/Sapienza University. Researchers have discovered a new species of rodent in Indonesia's Mekongga Mountains, reports the Jakarta Globe. The new rodent, Christine's Margareta rat…

Exploring Asia’s lost world

Abandoned by conservationists and the global community, Virachey National Park in Cambodia remains a wildernesses of surprises. An interview with Greg McCann. Haling-Halang and the barrier mountains separating Cambodia and…

Volcano and cloud forests conserved in Ecuador

Antisana Volcano. Photo by: Stefan Weigal. Conservation organizations and the Ecuadorian government have succeeded in securing over 250,000 acres (106,000 hectares) of cloud forest and grasslands surrounding the Antisana Volcano…

Wolverines live up to tough reputation

A mother and wolverine cubs photographed in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Photo by: Mark Packila/Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). In the first X-Men film, the comic book character Wolverine is asked…