Tropical Deforestation News

The author poses/hides in a mangrove at low tide. Image by Morgan Erickson-Davis.

Top mangrove news of 2022

Not quite aquatic but not fully terrestrial, mangrove forests are uniquely adapted to inhabit the interface between land and sea in the warmer parts of the world. Compared to the…
The author poses/hides in a mangrove at low tide. Image by Morgan Erickson-Davis.

‘Brazilians aren’t familiar with the Amazon’: Q&A with Ângela Mendes

Environmental activist Ângela Mendes coordinates the Chico Mendes Committee as part of her efforts to keep alive the memory and legacy of her father, a leader of the rubber tapper community and environmental resistance. In an interview with Mongabay Brasil, Ângela Mendes talks about the role of social networks as a fundamental instrument for resistance in the 21st century.