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Scientists search for Mongolian Death Worm

Scientists search for Mongolian Death Worm Scientists search for Mongolian Death Worm Attempt to confirm existence of legendary beast mongabay.com May 3, 2005 A group of English scientists are spending…

Borneo’s disappearing forests

Borneo's forests disappear while 361 animal species discovered in past decade Borneo's disappearing forests 361 new species discovered in past decade But remote jungles still fall Rhett Butler, mongabay.com April…

New media resource on the wildlife of Madagscar

New media resource on the wildlife of Madagascar; WildMadagascar.org release New media resource on the wildlife of Madagascar WildMadagascar.org announces availability of free media documents on Madagscar Rhett Butler, mongabay.com…

Is Earth Day a waste of time?

Earth Day: Another gimmick day full of false promises and empty pledges or a day of reflection? Borneo rainforest, photo by R. Butler So today is Earth Day. You may…

Borneo’s peat lands going up in smoke

Borneo's peat lands going up in smoke Fire in the Peat Lands Borneo's peat lands going up in smoke Tina Butler, mongabay.com April 21, 2005 The tropical rainforests of Kalimantan…

Studying the rainforest canopy

Studying the rainforest canopy Studying the rainforest canopy Learning about the richest region of the forest Crane's Eye View Tina Butler, mongabay.com April 21, 2005 Rainforest in Sabah, Malaysia. Danum…

Are rainforests still worth saving?

Are rainforests still worth saving? Are rainforests still worth saving? A look at why rainforests are important Editorial Rhett Butler, mongabay.com April 20, 2005 Rainforests around the world still continue…

Timber hungry China moves into Africa

Timber hungry China moves into Africa Growing Pains and Growing Alliances: China, Timber and Africa Timber hungry China moves into Africa By Tina Butler, mongabay.com April 20, 2005 China, as…