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  1. Namibia’s low cost, sustainable solution to seabird bycatch [119175]
  2. Extremely rare bay cat filmed in Borneo [26445]
  3. From loathed to loved: Villagers rally to save Greater Adjutant stork [20510]
  4. Newly discovered gecko loses scales in ‘really bizarre’ behavior [20063]
  5. With poaching curtailed, a new menace to Nepal’s wildlife [15888]
  6. A new secret runway found in Laguna del Tigre National Park in Guatemala [14874]
  7. Ten good news stories for Endangered Species Day [14795]
  8. In Liberia, a battered palm oil industry adjusts to new rules [11931]
  9. Loss of wildlife and deforestation can increase human disease [11874]
  10. Peru lost more than 1 million hectares of Amazon forest over a period of 15 years [10954]
  11. The triumph of the bison: Europe’s biggest animal bounces back a century after vanishing [8533]
  12. The top 10 most biodiverse countries [7304]
  13. A Whitley Award winner’s 20-year battle to save the world’s largest eagle in Venezuela [6884]
  14. Location, location, location: Facts and FAQs about radio telemetry [6603]
  15. Burning wood: Can the EU see the forest for the trees? [5462]
  16. New research shows role ancient peoples might have played in shaping Amazon rainforest [5451]
  17. Going viral: How advancements in Ebola disease detection in wild apes can help to prevent dangerous outbreaks [5073]
  18. What does Nature give us? A special Earth Day article [4907]
  19. The rise and fall of Regina Lopez, the Philippines’ maverick environment minister [4664]
  20. As Arctic sea ice shows record decline, scientists prepare to go blind [3640]
  21. Snake photographed in Ethiopia may be new species of venomous viper [3215]
  22. Scientists mull risks of freeing rare albino orangutan in Borneo [3156]
  23. Thylacine survey: Are we going to rediscover the ‘moonlight tiger’? [3030]
  24. Two new species of tarsier, rumored to be inspiration for Yoda, announced on Star Wars Day [2788]
  25. ‘Penis snake’ discovered in Brazil is actually a rare species of amphibian [2651]
  26. Saving the most endangered plants in the world [2550]
  27. Palm oil firm pledges to stop deforesting after RSPO freezes its operations in Papua [2518]
  28. Study finds hundreds of thousands of tropical species at risk of extinction due to deforestation [2492]
  29. Human-wildlife conflict is decimating leopard numbers in one of their last African strongholds [2420]
  30. DRC’s Garamba National Park: The last giraffes of the Congo [2313]
  31. RSPO freezes palm oil company’s operations in Papua [2294]
  32. We don’t believe in words anymore’: Indians stand against Temer govt. [2199]
  33. How many trees are cut down every year? [2132]
  34. Meet the 2017 ‘Green Oscars’ winners [2045]
  35. Protected species in Gulf of Mexico could take decades to recover from Deepwater Horizon oil spill [1985]
  36. Ranking the world’s best – and worst – palm oil companies in terms of sustainability [1976]
  37. 50 new spiders discovered in Australia [1747]
  38. China’s first national park, an experiment in living with snow leopards [1742]
  39. Brazil: deforestation in the Amazon increased 29% over last year [1709]
  40. An interactive map connects landowners and forest change in one of the world’s most biodiverse places [1678]
  41. Goddesses of the wind: How researchers saved Venezuela’s harpy eagles [1669]
  42. Kenya cracks down on illegal trade in rare and venomous vipers [1652]
  43. Malaysia has the world’s highest deforestation rate, reveals Google forest map [1641]
  44. Industry-NGO coalition releases toolkit for making ‘No Deforestation’ commitments a reality on the ground [1630]
  45. Among their many impacts, roads are driving rapid evolutionary adaptation in adjacent populations [1606]
  46. What’s the current deforestation rate in the Amazon rainforest? [1604]
  47. Preserving orangutan culture an ingredient for successful conservation [1593]
  48. Howler monkeys booming in Belize sanctuary 25 years after translocation [1590]
  49. Probing rural poachers in Africa: Why do they poach? [1585]
  50. An evolving IUCN Red List needs to be both innovative and rigorous [1585]
  51. Indigenous groups, activists risk arrest to blockade logging in Malaysia [1488]
  52. BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill caused $17.2 billion in environmental damage to the Gulf of Mexico [1481]
  53. Indonesian governor asks president to let timber firms drain peat in his province [1471]
  54. Over the bridge: The battle for the future of the Kinabatangan [1464]
  55. Indigenous lands ‘critical’ to forest protection in Peru, biodiversity maps show [1452]
  56. Despite numerous challenges, rhinos are thriving in India’s Jaldapara National Park [1443]
  57. Should we be optimistic about the future of the earth? [1351]
  58. Delicate Solomon Island ecosystem in danger of heavy logging [1348]
  59. Cross River superhighway changes course in Nigeria [1347]
  60. ‘Killed, forced, afraid’: Philippine palm oil legacy incites new fears [1297]
  61. Conservation lessons from the bonobos [1285]
  62. What to pack for your visit to the rainforest [1278]
  63. Corruption drives dealings with logging companies in the Solomon Islands [1267]
  64. New report details enormous corruption, illegal logging along Vietnamese border with Cambodia [1246]
  65. New species of wild ginger discovered in DR Congo [1239]
  66. Meet the winners of the 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize [1229]
  67. Scientists rediscover ‘lost’ monitor lizard in Papua New Guinea [1216]
  68. Accuracy is the order of the day (commentary) [1197]
  69. To help stop illegal fishing, ban practice of transshipment on high seas, researchers say [1196]
  70. A fight to control chainsaws in Myanmar could turn the tide on illegal logging [1154]
  71. Colombia’s constitutional court grants rights to the Atrato River and orders the government to clean up its waters [1144]
  72. Rwanda welcomes 20 black rhinos to Akagera National Park [1104]
  73. New cave catfish threatened by deforestation, mining, pollution [1096]
  74. Drylands greener with forests than previously thought [1095]
  75. Audio: A deep dive into the study of marine wildlife through bioacoustics [1081]
  76. As Thailand ramps up its palm oil sector, peat forests feel the pressure [1078]
  77. Cheetahs return to Malawi after decades [1063]
  78. Overestimated range maps used for endemic birds in India’s Western Ghats lead to underestimated threats, study finds [1054]
  79. Communities band together to protect El Salvador’s last mangroves [1053]
  80. New soy-driven forest destruction exposed in South America [1045]
  81. Colombia’s indigenous Arhuaco awarded 500 hectares in ongoing bid to regain ancestral lands [1040]
  82. Amazon tribe creates 500-page traditional medicine encyclopedia [1022]
  83. Field Notes: Reinvigorating wild parrot populations with captive birds [1022]
  84. Audio: Bill Laurance on the ‘infrastructure tsunami’ sweeping the planet [1013]
  85. Thousands of anti-coal activists march in Jakarta, deliver complaints to anti-graft agency [1011]
  86. Hong Kong Ivory traders encouraging buyers to smuggle ivory: TRAFFIC [983]
  87. Anti-trafficking activist held without trial in Madagascar [978]
  88. Delays continue over signing of Guyana-EU trade agreement to combat illegal logging [971]
  89. Crabbing gone commercial: Brazilian mangroves threatened by shift in local traditions [970]
  90. Malayan tiger population plunges to just 250-340 individuals [967]
  91. Meet the activists risking life and limb to protect rivers [967]
  92. Scientists puzzled by slowing of Atlantic conveyor belt, warn of abrupt climate change [959]
  93. Big animals can survive reduced-impact logging – if done right [951]
  94. Wilmar appeals RSPO ruling that it grabbed indigenous lands in Sumatra [946]
  95. ‘Who wants to go for holiday to see large clear-cuts?’: Slovakia turns against its national parks [939]
  96. Federal prosecutor in Brazil calls for suspension of licensing to drill near Amazon Reef [934]
  97. Bowling for Rhinos: a grassroots project with global reach [930]
  98. Field Notes: Finding Jacobo; an Andean cat captivates conservationists [928]
  99. How to Save Snow Leopards [911]
  100. China seizes over 3,000 kg of pangolin scales in biggest-ever smuggling case [904]

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  1. Mongabay.com: Interesting: species domesticated by pre-Columbian peoples are five times as likely to be “hyperdominant” as non-domesticated species in the Amazon: https://news.mongabay.com/…/new-research-shows-role-ancien…/ [31691]
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/03/new-research-shows-role-ancient-peoples-might-have-played-in-shaping-amazon-rainforest/
  2. Mongabay.com: Disputes over land ownership by rural communities and the imposition of new environmental rules have forced investors to adjust their projections. https://news.mongabay.com/…/in-liberia-a-battered-palm-oil…/ [26488]
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/in-liberia-a-battered-palm-oil-industry-adjusts-to-new-rules/
  3. Mongabay.com: Wish her luck! Indian conservationist Purnima Devi Barman whom we featured recently is a finalist for the Whitley Fund for Nature award next week. An inspiring story of bringing back an endangered stork: https://news.mongabay.com/…/from-loathed-to-loved-villager…/ [25890]
    https://news.mongabay.com/2016/12/from-loathed-to-loved-villagers-rally-to-save-greater-adjutant-stork/
  4. WWF Big Cats: Wow! Incredibly rare cat spotted well outside of its known distribution range. The chestnut-coloured cat, called the Bornean cat, is found only in Borneo and is one of the least known wild cats in the world. It is currently listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List. [5449]
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/extremely-rare-bay-cat-filmed-in-borneo/
  5. Mongabay.com: [1 year ago] The benefits of protecting species may not be immediately evident, but the countless ecosystem services many animals and ecosystems provide make wildlife conservation worth the time and money. https://news.mongabay.com/…/why-should-i-care-about-endang…/ [3806]
    https://news.mongabay.com/2016/01/why-should-i-care-about-endangered-species/
  6. Mongabay.com: In 2015, more land defenders were killed in Brazil than any other country put together, according to watchdog organization Global Witness. https://news.mongabay.com/…/amid-life-and-death-risks-braz…/ [2844]
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/amid-life-and-death-risks-brazils-land-defenders-stand-firm/
  7. Greenpeace International: Over the last 12,000 years we cleared 46% of the planet’s trees. Enough Already! https://grnpc.org/Ig2NQ [2339]
    https://news.mongabay.com/2015/09/how-many-trees-are-cut-down-every-year/
  8. Mongabay.com: Today there are only 46 giraffes left in Garamba National Park, in Northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo in a nearly 2,000 square-mile area. https://news.mongabay.com/…/drcs-garamba-national-park-the…/ [2131]
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/drcs-garamba-national-park-the-last-giraffes-of-the-congo/
  9. Mongabay.com: After coming under public scrutiny, Central Kalimantan Governor Sugianto Sabran halted the construction of a railroad being built to transport coal through forested areas of the province. https://news.mongabay.com/…/governor-halts-work-coal-railw…/ [2104]
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/governor-halts-work-coal-railway-being-built-without-permits-in-indonesian-borneo/
  10. Mongabay.com: After several weeks of silence, the Vietnamese government announced that is working to begin an investigation into allegations of widespread illegal logging in Cambodia directed by Vietnamese companies and provincial government officials. https://news.mongabay.com/…/vietnam-pledges-to-investigate…/ [1856]
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/vietnam-pledges-to-investigate-massive-illegal-logging-violations-as-international-pressure-grows/
  11. Mongabay.com: Following a rush of corporate investment in the 1960s, agroindustry company NDC-Guthrie set up camp on the Philippine island of Mindanao. The company hired a private security force dubbed the “Lost Command” to protect its oil palm plantations. https://news.mongabay.com/…/killed-forced-afraid-philippin…/ [1773]
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/killed-forced-afraid-philippine-palm-oil-legacy-incites-new-fears/
  12. Mongabay.com: This year on Endangered Species Day we are sharing 10 good news stories about endangered species we’ve reported on so far in 2017. https://news.mongabay.com/…/ten-good-news-stories-for-enda…/ [1755]
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/ten-good-news-stories-for-endangered-species-day/
  13. Mongabay.com: Palm oil giant Wilmar has been involved in a land conflict with the Kapa people of West Sumatra for years. https://news.mongabay.com/…/wilmar-appeals-rspo-ruling-tha…/ [1743]
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/wilmar-appeals-rspo-ruling-that-it-grabbed-indigenous-lands-in-sumatra/
  14. Mongabay.com: [3 years ago] Researchers found that deforestation may also lead to a heightened risk of human disease. https://news.mongabay.com/…/loss-of-wildlife-and-deforesta…/ [1713]
    https://news.mongabay.com/2014/05/loss-of-wildlife-and-deforestation-can-increase-human-disease/
  15. Mongabay.com: The RSPO ordered Goodhope to freeze its operations in Indonesia earlier this month amid allegations of land grabbing and forest destruction. https://news.mongabay.com/…/pressure-builds-on-palm-oil-fi…/ [1711]
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/pressure-builds-on-palm-oil-firm-goodhope-after-rspo-sanction/
  16. Mongabay.com: Around 80 communities are involved in the Mangrove Association. They work to restore damaged areas, and have re-planted hundreds of acres of mangrove forest. https://news.mongabay.com/…/communities-band-together-to-p…/ [1639]
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/communities-band-together-to-protect-el-salvadors-last-mangroves/
  17. Mongabay.com: This company had been linked to various cases of environmental and human rights abuses ~ https://news.mongabay.com/…/palm-oil-firm-pledges-to-stop-…/ [1628]
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/palm-oil-firm-pledges-to-stop-deforesting-after-rspo-freezes-its-operations-in-papua/
  18. Mongabay.com: On Monday, the Nepalese government set fire to more than 4,000 items of confiscated wildlife parts in an attempt to demonstrate zero tolerance for the illegal wildlife trade. https://news.mongabay.com/…/nepal-burns-more-than-4000-con…/ [1481]
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/nepal-burns-more-than-4000-confiscated-wildlife-parts/
  19. Mongabay.com: Vietnam sources its rosewood largely from neighboring Southeast Asian countries, where stocks are dwindling and forests are threatened by development. https://news.mongabay.com/…/vietnamese-luxury-wooden-furni…/ [1332]
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/01/vietnamese-luxury-wooden-furniture-makers-feel-pain-of-regulations-and-deforestation/
  20. Mongabay.com: Deforestation in the world’s largest rainforest jumped 29 percent over last year. Deforestation from 2015-2016 reached the highest level since 2008. Relaxed environmental regulation, dry conditions, and Brazil’s economy may be factors in the rising rate of forest loss. https://news.mongabay.com/…/brazil-deforestation-in-the-am…/ [1173]
    https://news.mongabay.com/2016/11/brazil-deforestation-in-the-amazon-increased-29-over-last-year/
  21. World Parrot Trust: Did you know that the Blue-throated Macaw (Ara glaucogularis) is the rarest Macaw in the wild? Read about the efforts in Bolivia by the World Parrot Trust and partnering organizations to save this beautiful macaw from extinction. https://news.mongabay.com/…/field-notes-reinvigorating-wil…/ [1147]
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/field-notes-reinvigorating-wild-parrot-populations-with-captive-birds/
  22. Mongabay.com: This week China showed it could help lead the charge to rein in climate change ~ https://news.mongabay.com/…/china-flexes-its-new-climate-a…/ [1013]
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/china-flexes-its-new-climate-action-muscles-in-bonn-trump-administration-blinks/
  23. Mongabay.com: Dancing peacock spiders to a new beaked whale, we count down the top 20 new species discoveries for 2016. https://news.mongabay.com/…/photos-top-20-new-species-of-2…/ [1010]
    https://news.mongabay.com/2016/12/photos-top-20-new-species-of-2016/
  24. Mongabay.com: The thylacine was declared extinct in 1936 but recent alleged sightings inspired a media frenzy leading to speculation that some might still be living in Australia ~ https://news.mongabay.com/…/thylacine-survey-are-we-going-…/ [945]
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/thylacine-survey-are-we-going-to-rediscover-the-moonlight-tiger/
  25. Mongabay.com: In this second of the WildTech-Mongabay series on “What is that technology?” we examine radio telemetry. https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/…/195695_radio-telemetry/ [785]
    https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2017/05/195695_radio-telemetry/

Most impressions for posts on our FB page in May

  1. Wish her luck! Indian conservationist Purnima Devi Barman whom we featured recently is a finalist for the Whitley Fund for Nature award next week. An inspiring story of bringing back an endangered stork: https://news.mongabay.com/2016/12/from-loathed-to-loved-villagers-rally-to-save-greater-adjutant-stork/ [2017-05-13T15:15:00] 554569
    /2016/12/from-loathed-to-loved-villagers-rally-to-save-greater-adjutant-stork/
  2. May is the 5th anniversary of Mongabay-Indonesia, our Indonesian environmental news service. To celebrate, our advisory board member Jane Goodall sent birthday wishes. [2017-05-19T03:02:00] 540352
    /mongabay/videos/10155370679097878/
  3. Disputes over land ownership by rural communities and the imposition of new environmental rules have forced investors to adjust their projections. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/in-liberia-a-battered-palm-oil-industry-adjusts-to-new-rules/ [2017-05-11T12:48:00] 394721
    /2017/05/in-liberia-a-battered-palm-oil-industry-adjusts-to-new-rules/
  4. [3 years ago] Researchers found that deforestation may also lead to a heightened risk of human disease. https://news.mongabay.com/2014/05/loss-of-wildlife-and-deforestation-can-increase-human-disease/ [2017-05-10T01:33:00] 352380
    /2014/05/loss-of-wildlife-and-deforestation-can-increase-human-disease/
  5. Such clandestine landing strips are often built in forest reserves by people who claim to be cattle ranchers, but are actually working for drug traffickers. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/a-new-secret-runway-found-in-laguna-del-tigre-national-park-in-guatemala/ [2017-05-18T22:02:00] 298126
    /2017/05/a-new-secret-runway-found-in-laguna-del-tigre-national-park-in-guatemala/
  6. Since 2011, with poaching largely under control in the country, conservationists in Nepal have been paying increasing attention to the risks of diseases spreading to wildlife from domesticated animals. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/with-poaching-curtailed-a-new-menace-to-nepals-wildlife/ [2017-05-19T02:00:00] 277298
    /2017/05/with-poaching-curtailed-a-new-menace-to-nepals-wildlife/
  7. [2 years ago] European bison (Bison bonasus), or wisent as they are also called, very nearly became real ghosts. Instead, the last half-century has marked an incredible comeback story. https://news.mongabay.com/2015/05/the-triumph-of-the-bison-europes-biggest-animal-bounces-back-a-century-after-vanishing/ [2017-05-12T23:44:00] 265835
    /2015/05/the-triumph-of-the-bison-europes-biggest-animal-bounces-back-a-century-after-vanishing/
  8. This year on Endangered Species Day we are sharing 10 good news stories about endangered species we’ve reported on so far in 2017. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/ten-good-news-stories-for-endangered-species-day/ [2017-05-19T17:11:00] 249235
    /2017/05/ten-good-news-stories-for-endangered-species-day/
  9. A more comprehensive assessment of health threats to wild great apes can help to determine whether the Ebola virus is of primary concern in a given gorilla or chimpanzee population. https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2017/05/going-viral-how-advancements-in-ebola-disease-detection-in-wild-apes-can-help-to-prevent-dangerous-outbreaks/ [2017-05-16T21:52:00] 228706
    /wildtech/2017/05/going-viral-how-advancements-in-ebola-disease-detection-in-wild-apes-can-help-to-prevent-dangerous-outbreaks/
  10. A new report argues that forests need more protection from the biomass industry in the EU, which is deforesting the American south to produce energy abroad. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/burning-wood-can-the-eu-see-the-forest-for-the-trees/ [2017-05-16T15:05:01] 208766
    /2017/05/burning-wood-can-the-eu-see-the-forest-for-the-trees/
  11. “I have devoted my entire life (to) the conservation of biological diversity and to the dissemination of its importance.” https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/a-whitley-award-winners-20-year-battle-to-save-the-worlds-largest-eagle-in-venezuela/ [2017-05-18T19:33:58] 199400
    /2017/05/a-whitley-award-winners-20-year-battle-to-save-the-worlds-largest-eagle-in-venezuela/
  12. In this second of the WildTech-Mongabay series on “What is that technology?” we examine radio telemetry. https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2017/05/195695_radio-telemetry/ [2017-05-15T17:22:00] 157055
    /wildtech/2017/05/195695_radio-telemetry/
  13. Lola Ya Bonobo sanctuary, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, strives to care for bonobos and human communities too. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/conservation-lessons-from-the-bonobos/ [2017-05-03T12:15:00] 78041
    /mongabay/videos/10155319530547878/
  14. What science knows about this fascinating animal is largely due to one person’s efforts ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/goddesses-of-the-wind-how-researchers-saved-venezuelas-harpy-eagles/ [2017-05-17T19:48:00] 77495
    /2017/05/goddesses-of-the-wind-how-researchers-saved-venezuelas-harpy-eagles/
  15. Many plant species are rapidly disappearing, largely under the radar of public attention. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/saving-the-most-endangered-plants-in-the-world/ [2017-05-02T17:20:01] 56947
    /2017/05/saving-the-most-endangered-plants-in-the-world/
  16. Beside anti-poaching patrols, the park’s management shares 40% of ecotourism revenues w/ the surrounding community ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/despite-numerous-challenges-rhinos-are-thriving-in-indias-jaldapara-national-park/ [2017-05-01T21:55:00] 54673
    /2017/05/despite-numerous-challenges-rhinos-are-thriving-in-indias-jaldapara-national-park/
  17. This is big news ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/04/cross-river-superhighway-changes-course-in-nigeria/ [2017-05-02T01:54:00] 54230
    /2017/04/cross-river-superhighway-changes-course-in-nigeria/
  18. After the Smithsonian Earth Optimism Summit, it is clear that much can be accomplished in conservation with creative thinking, the author argues in this commentary for Mongabay ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/should-we-be-optimistic-about-the-future-of-the-earth/ [2017-05-15T22:10:00] 46560
    /2017/05/should-we-be-optimistic-about-the-future-of-the-earth/
  19. Logging companies are eager to cut the remaining timber in the Solomon Islands, and corruption is rampant, opponents charge ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/corruption-drives-dealings-with-logging-companies-in-the-solomon-islands/ [2017-05-01T13:45:29] 44476
    /2017/05/corruption-drives-dealings-with-logging-companies-in-the-solomon-islands/
  20. Our writer visited Lola ya Bonobo sanctuary in DR Congo and found that the project cares beautifully not only for rescued bonobos but also for its human neighbors ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/conservation-lessons-from-the-bonobos/ [2017-05-01T23:55:00] 44275
    /2017/05/conservation-lessons-from-the-bonobos/
  21. Researchers photographed an extremely rare bay cat in Central Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo) in a forest that is not legally protected ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/extremely-rare-bay-cat-filmed-in-borneo/ [2017-05-09T23:33:00] 42687
    /2017/05/extremely-rare-bay-cat-filmed-in-borneo/
  22. The bridge across the Kinabatangan River and through a wildlife sanctuary has been cancelled, succumbing to pressure from local and international conservation groups. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/over-the-bridge-the-battle-for-the-future-of-the-kinabatangan/ [2017-05-04T17:17:00] 40853
    /2017/05/over-the-bridge-the-battle-for-the-future-of-the-kinabatangan/
  23. Ecologist Bill Laurance and his team are looking at development projects across Southeast Asia in Malaysia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/on-the-road-to-smart-development/ [2017-05-26T17:20:00] 36452
    /2017/05/on-the-road-to-smart-development/
  24. “Scientists are perplexed about what to do with rare white ape.
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/scientists-mull-risks-of-freeing-rare-albino-orangutan-in-borneo/”
    [2017-05-06T07:35:00] 36086
    /2017/05/scientists-mull-risks-of-freeing-rare-albino-orangutan-in-borneo/
  25. During her 10-month tenure, Lopez shut down or suspended 26 mines that failed to pass environmental audits, cancelled approval of 75 proposed mines, and banned new open-pit metal mines. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/the-rise-and-fall-of-regina-lopez-the-philippines-maverick-environment-minister/ [2017-05-10T15:23:00] 34799
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  26. A new method of crabbing is bringing indigenous people a larger catch, but requires cutting mangroves and killing crabs indiscriminately. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/crabbing-gone-commercial-brazilian-mangroves-threatened-by-shift-in-local-traditions/ [2017-05-12T19:47:01] 34352
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  27. “Can a country riddled with corruption stop the traffic before it’s too late for the snakes?
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  28. “Two new tarsier species has been described by scientists. They hail from Sulawesi.
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  29. On #WorldTurtleDay read about the progress being made in the DRC to save these animals: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/saving-congos-sea-turtles-progress-made-but-dangers-ahead/ [2017-05-23T21:58:00] 31352
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  30. Since the original event in 1987, Bowling for Rhinos — a project run completely by volunteers — has raised more than $6 million to support rhino conservation efforts around the world. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/bowling-for-rhinos-a-grassroots-project-with-global-reach/ [2017-05-26T15:10:00] 30447
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  31. [3 years ago] Research found that this American reptile, the alligator snapping turtle, is actually three distinct species, separated by millions of years of evolution ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2014/04/fish-terrorizing-prehistoric-looking-turtle-actually-three-species/ [2017-05-01T01:55:00] 29326
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  32. Exporting ivory bought in Hong Kong to mainland China would involve crossing an international border, which is illegal and in violation of CITES regulations. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/hong-kong-ivory-traders-encouraging-buyers-to-smuggle-ivory-traffic/ [2017-05-11T17:24:00] 29172
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  33. Loggers & local politicians want to cut the old growth timber found in the Santa Cruz chain of the Solomon Islands, while many local people prefer conservation ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/delicate-solomon-island-ecosystem-in-danger-of-heavy-logging/ [2017-05-01T17:50:00] 28973
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  34. “Today there are only 46 giraffes left in Garamba National Park, in Northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo in a nearly 2,000 square-mile area.
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/drcs-garamba-national-park-the-last-giraffes-of-the-congo/”
    [2017-05-09T21:33:00] 27653
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  35. Early this year Kenyan authorities placed tight new restrictions on the trade and export of several snake species, including the Kenya horned viper and the Mt. Kenya Bush Viper. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/kenya-cracks-down-on-illegal-trade-in-rare-and-venomous-vipers/ [2017-05-17T15:23:00] 27616
    /2017/05/kenya-cracks-down-on-illegal-trade-in-rare-and-venomous-vipers/
  36. This 23-mile stretch of beach is home to a sea turtle conservation project that aims to give hatchlings a fighting chance ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/saving-congos-sea-turtles-progress-made-but-dangers-ahead/ [2017-05-01T15:50:48] 27580
    /2017/05/saving-congos-sea-turtles-progress-made-but-dangers-ahead/
  37. “Diseases spread by domestic animals pose increasing danger to rhinos and other vulnerable species.
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/with-poaching-curtailed-a-new-menace-to-nepals-wildlife/”
    [2017-05-24T21:53:00] 27562
    /2017/05/with-poaching-curtailed-a-new-menace-to-nepals-wildlife/
  38. A team of researchers make the case that a global ban on the practice of transshipment on the high seas is necessary in order to curb illegal fishing and human rights abuses in the global fishing industry. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/to-help-stop-illegal-fishing-ban-practice-of-transshipment-on-high-seas-researchers-say/ [2017-05-02T12:37:00] 27535
    /2017/05/to-help-stop-illegal-fishing-ban-practice-of-transshipment-on-high-seas-researchers-say/
  39. Scientists have long believed that the rate at which we are destroying tropical forests, and the habitat those forests represent, could drive a global mass extinction event, but the extent of the potential losses has never been fully understood. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/study-finds-hundreds-of-thousands-of-tropical-species-at-risk-of-extinction-due-to-deforestation/ [2017-05-06T17:35:00] 27201
    /2017/05/study-finds-hundreds-of-thousands-of-tropical-species-at-risk-of-extinction-due-to-deforestation/
  40. New podcast episode features Australian acoustic ecologist Leah Barclay of Griffith University sharing great recordings and details on how she’s using hydrophones, tech, and apps to inspire conservation ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/audio-a-deep-dive-into-the-study-of-marine-wildlife-through-bioacoustics/ [2017-05-03T20:37:00] 27127
    /2017/05/audio-a-deep-dive-into-the-study-of-marine-wildlife-through-bioacoustics/

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  4. AliciaSilv: Protected species in Gulf of Mexico could take decades to recover from Deepwater Horizon oil spill https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/protected-species-in-gulf-of-mexico-could-take-decades-to-recover-from-deepwater-horizon-oil-spill/ … via @mongabay
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  8. CECHR_UoD: “Ten good news stories for Endangered Species Day
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  11. Dodo_Tribe: “#CLIMATECHANGE: Papua New Guinea moves to launch new coal mining industry. Burn Baby Burn! Screw CO2!

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  13. WildAid: Ten good news stories for Endangered Species Day @mongabay http://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/ten-good-news-stories-for-endangered-species-day/ …pic.twitter.com/y33O9ENBRg
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  14. Seasaver: Balinese rituals fuel spike in trafficking of endangered sea turtles https://coconuts.co/bali/news/balinese-rituals-fuel-spike-trafficking-endangered-sea-turtles/ … @coconutsdotco
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  18. DrBirute: Indonesian governor asks president to let timber firms drain peat in his province https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/indonesian-governor-asks-president-to-let-timber-firms-drain-peat-in-his-province/ … via @mongabay
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  20. Polaris_Project: ‘To help stop illegal fishing, ban practice of transshipment on high seas, researchers say’ – http://ow.ly/rJUo30btgcJ 
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  22. CECHR_UoD: “Extremely rare bay cat filmed in Borneo
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  23. gfc123: #Peru lost more than 1 million hectares of Amazon #forest over a period of 15 years http://bit.ly/2rvkL9S pic.twitter.com/yzD1Bks9lj
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  24. WildAid: Hong Kong #Ivory traders encouraging buyers to smuggle ivory: TRAFFIC @mongabay #elephants @ShreyaDasgupta https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/hong-kong-ivory-traders-encouraging-buyers-to-smuggle-ivory-traffic/ …pic.twitter.com/IGjvh78OEF
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  25. Dodo_Tribe: “Rebel road expansion brings deforestation to remote Colombian Amazon. Bring on more destruction!

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  26. EIAinvestigator: #Peru lost more than 1 million hectares of #Amazon #forest over a period of 15 years https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/peru-lost-more-than-1-million-hectares-of-amazon-forest-over-a-period-of-15-years/ … via @mongabay
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/peru-lost-more-than-1-million-hectares-of-amazon-forest-over-a-period-of-15-years/ [22]
  27. Global_Heritage: Amazon Tribe Creates 500-Page Traditional Medicine Encyclopedia. https://globalher.it/2rg9v3K 
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  28. HuijsmansTim: Study finds hundreds of thousands of tropical #species at risk of #extinction due to #deforestation: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/study-finds-hundreds-of-thousands-of-tropical-species-at-risk-of-extinction-due-to-deforestation/ …
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  29. Dodo_Tribe: “Should we be optimistic about the future of the earth? I say we are TOO Optimistic!! What do you think?

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    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/should-we-be-optimistic-about-the-future-of-the-earth/ [20]

  30. CECHR_UoD: “Slight bumps in protected areas could be a boon for #biodiversity
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  31. DamianAspinall: Kenya cracks down on illegal trade in rare and venomous vipers http://bit.ly/2pO8Wys pic.twitter.com/WktsjdOtJ8
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  32. extinctsymbol: Study finds hundreds of thousands of tropical species at risk of extinction due to deforestation: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/study-finds-hundreds-of-thousands-of-tropical-species-at-risk-of-extinction-due-to-deforestation/ …
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/study-finds-hundreds-of-thousands-of-tropical-species-at-risk-of-extinction-due-to-deforestation/ [19]
  33. CBDNews: Cheetahs return to Malawi after decades http://ow.ly/TV7u30c7StW  @mongabaypic.twitter.com/nUAf3pfDwM
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/cheetahs-return-to-malawi-after-decades/ [18]
  34. Dodo_Tribe: “#CLIMATECHANGE: Microalgae genes help them adapt to harsh oceans, other species less lucky.

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  35. ApeActionAfrica: Howler monkeys booming in Belize sanctuary 25 years after translocation http://buff.ly/2q5S6cy  via @mongabaypic.twitter.com/X1vvmwU4FD
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  36. drmichellelarue: “Plus an interview w me!

    Audio: Bill Laurance on the “infrastructure tsunami” sweeping the planet https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/audio-bill-laurance-on-the-infrastructure-tsunami-sweeping-the-planet/ … via @mongabay”
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  37. orangutans: Study finds hundreds of thousands of tropical species at risk of extinction due to deforestation http://bit.ly/2pkGkrY pic.twitter.com/x6hJL1bGc9
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/study-finds-hundreds-of-thousands-of-tropical-species-at-risk-of-extinction-due-to-deforestation/ [17]
  38. RhinoGoddess: Great piece on Bowling for Rhinos: a grassroots project with global reach. Thank you zoo keepers! https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/bowling-for-rhinos-a-grassroots-project-with-global-reach/ … via @mongabay
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/bowling-for-rhinos-a-grassroots-project-with-global-reach/ [17]
  39. EIAinvestigator: Burning wood: Can the #EU see the #forest for the trees? http://ht.ly/JM6930bLwiH  #deforestation #energypic.twitter.com/mriHDOZCN3
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/burning-wood-can-the-eu-see-the-forest-for-the-trees/ [16]
  40. greg_asner: Indigenous lands ‘critical’ to forest protection in Peru, biodiversity maps show https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/indigenous-lands-critical-to-forest-protection-in-peru-biodiversity-maps-show/ … via @mongabay
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/indigenous-lands-critical-to-forest-protection-in-peru-biodiversity-maps-show/ [16]
  41. louisa1000: “Human-wildlife conflict is decimating leopard numbers in one of their last African strongholds
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/human-wildlife-conflict-is-decimating-leopard-numbers-in-one-of-their-last-african-strongholds/ …”
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/human-wildlife-conflict-is-decimating-leopard-numbers-in-one-of-their-last-african-strongholds/ [16]
  42. EIAinvestigator: Ten good news stories for Endangered Species Day https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/ten-good-news-stories-for-endangered-species-day/ … via @mongabay
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/ten-good-news-stories-for-endangered-species-day/ [15]
  43. johnccannon: Indigenous lands ‘critical’ to forest protection in Peru, biodiversity maps show http://buff.ly/2qHRzvS pic.twitter.com/VZBPqhvs40
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/indigenous-lands-critical-to-forest-protection-in-peru-biodiversity-maps-show/ [15]
  44. KenConservation: Kenya cracks down on illegal trade in rare and venomous vipers http://bit.ly/2qPSeyK  #wildlifecrimepic.twitter.com/eEWoIPHwaW
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/kenya-cracks-down-on-illegal-trade-in-rare-and-venomous-vipers/ [15]
  45. Rebeckalemoine: Exciting! Extremely #rare bay cat filmed in #Borneo http://crwd.fr/2q7CqG4  #conservation #biodiversitypic.twitter.com/jFSCj6OY20
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/extremely-rare-bay-cat-filmed-in-borneo/ [15]
  46. indiancountry: Rebel Road Expansion Brings Deforestation to Remote Colombian Amazon http://buff.ly/2rHzFNf pic.twitter.com/2m7PdD3k4a
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/rebel-road-expansion-brings-deforestation-to-remote-colombian-amazon/ [14]
  47. orangulandtrust: Study finds hundreds of thousands of tropical species at risk of extinction due to deforestation http://bit.ly/2pkGkrY pic.twitter.com/01o8adUHIr
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/study-finds-hundreds-of-thousands-of-tropical-species-at-risk-of-extinction-due-to-deforestation/ [14]
  48. AzzedineTDownes: Slight bumps in protected areas could be a boon for biodiversity http://crwd.fr/2raYTmf pic.twitter.com/PUV0Lj67kM
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  49. CECHR_UoD: “A fight to control chainsaws in Myanmar could turn the tide on illegal logging
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  64. DianeN56: Protected species in Gulf of Mexico could take decades to recover from Deepwater Horizon oil spill http://bit.ly/2qWp9hG pic.twitter.com/v1eN0NRUNJ
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