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  1. Namibia’s low cost, sustainable solution to seabird bycatch [102,363]
  2. Watch video of an electric eel attack [61,739]
  3. From loathed to loved: Villagers rally to save Greater Adjutant stork [29,830]
  4. With poaching curtailed, a new menace to Nepal’s wildlife [16,140]
  5. Loss of wildlife and deforestation can increase human disease [14,394]
  6. In Liberia, a battered palm oil industry adjusts to new rules [13,239]
  7. The triumph of the bison: Europe’s biggest animal bounces back a century after vanishing [12,738]
  8. Ten good news stories for Endangered Species Day [9,285]
  9. New species of wild ginger discovered in DR Congo [9,085]
  10. One of Malaysia’s last rhinos euthanized to ‘end her suffering’ [7,583]
  11. A new secret runway found in Laguna del Tigre National Park in Guatemala [5,690]
  12. A Whitley Award winner’s 20-year battle to save the world’s largest eagle in Venezuela [5,197]
  13. 2 new reptiles discovered in Sumatra [4,957]
  14. Ethiopia’s first botanic garden aims to preserve country’s flora heritage [4,910]
  15. What does Nature give us? A special Earth Day article [4,902]
  16. The top 10 most biodiverse countries [3,940]
  17. Norway bans government purchasing of palm oil biofuel [3,845]
  18. Fish kills at Amazon’s Belo Monte dam point up builder’s failures [3,591]
  19. Amid life and death risks, Brazil’s land defenders stand firm [3,351]
  20. Trump withdraws U.S. from Paris Climate Accord; scientists respond [3,198]
  21. The Philippines, a nation rich in precious metals, encounters powerful opposition to mining [3,061]
  22. Research suggests less affluent countries more dedicated to wildlife conservation than rich countries [2,449]
  23. The ones we named are all dead now’: dolphins and fishers struggle to survive in Myanmar [2,279]
  24. Deforestation in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest increased almost 60 percent in the last year [2,224]
  25. Footprints in the forest: The future of the Sumatran rhino [2,212]
  26. 30 years of protecting the mysterious Okapi [2,140]
  27. ‘Penis snake’ discovered in Brazil is actually a rare species of amphibian [2,134]
  28. New campaign says ‘tickling is torture’ for slow lorises [2,033]
  29. Who wants to go for holiday to see large clear-cuts?’: Slovakia turns against its national parks [1,992]
  30. Leonardo DiCaprio teams up with Mexico’s president and wealthiest individual to save the vaquita [1,953]
  31. Invasive purple flower impacts Iceland’s biodiversity [1,938]
  32. Borneo’s ‘biocultural holocaust’: an interview with author Alex Shoumatoff [1,855]
  33. Breaking a fence-breaking habit: maintaining the fences that reduce human-elephant conflict [1,814]
  34. Brazil on verge of legitimizing Amazon land theft on a grand scale [1,803]
  35. Ranking the world’s best – and worst – palm oil companies in terms of sustainability [1,734]
  36. World’s tallest tropical tree discovered, along with nearly 50 other record-breakers [1,726]
  37. Tropical forest diversity and carbon richness not linked, study finds [1,708]
  38. Why losing big animals causes big problems in tropical forests [1,696]
  39. When it comes to rhino conservation, Asia and Africa can learn a lot from each other [1,687]
  40. Thylacine survey: Are we going to rediscover the ‘moonlight tiger’? [1,671]
  41. Elusive seabird breeding grounds discovered in Chilean desert [1,601]
  42. Field Notes: Pond turtle studies could help sea turtles survive toxic algal blooms [1,597]
  43. Demand for elephant skin driving up poaching in Myanmar (warning: graphic images) [1,593]
  44. Wildlife ecologist killed in Rwandan national park by recently translocated rhino [1,536]
  45. Creating corridors: researchers use GPS telemetry data to map elephants’ movements [1,528]
  46. Photos: India’s rarest crocodile, the gharial [1,513]
  47. If we wish to save the Javan rhinoceros, we must work to know it (commentary) [1,490]
  48. Logging in Malaysia’s Ulu Muda forest threatens wildlife and water supplies [1,431]
  49. Lao PDR failing to curb pangolin and hornbill trafficking: new reports [1,428]
  50. Cheetahs return to Malawi after decades [1,417]
  51. Extremely rare cobra lily rediscovered in India after 84 years [1,398]
  52. Why not both? Rainforest diversity stems from two seemingly irreconcilable processes [1,375]
  53. Can marine reserves help counteract climate change? [1,365]
  54. The dark side of new species discovery [1,350]
  55. Financing sustainable agriculture possible, if terms fit farmers’ needs [1,319]
  56. Conservation group African Parks to look after West African wildlife [1,307]
  57. Meet the 2017 ‘Green Oscars’ winners [1,278]
  58. New research suggests there are three distinct subspecies of snow leopard [1,264]
  59. As Arctic sea ice shows record decline, scientists prepare to go blind [1,246]
  60. Indigenous Guarani leader appeals to Europe to save people and forests [1,236]
  61. Meet the activists risking life and limb to protect rivers [1,191]
  62. Bringing rhinos back to India’s parks [1,178]
  63. Small but not forgotten: Gibbons need more attention (commentary) [1,142]
  64. Ancient hunter-gatherer tribe protects traditional forest with help from carbon trading [1,111]
  65. Climate change may be choking the ocean’s oxygen supply, study shows [1,090]
  66. Going viral: How advancements in Ebola disease detection in wild apes can help to prevent dangerous outbreaks [1,066]
  67. Papua governor takes birds-of-paradise off the market [1,060]
  68. Extremely rare bay cat filmed in Borneo [1,058]
  69. How many trees are cut down every year? [1,036]
  70. Peru lost more than 1 million hectares of Amazon forest over a period of 15 years [1,034]
  71. Malaysia has the world’s highest deforestation rate, reveals Google forest map [1,032]
  72. Gabon pledges ‘massive’ protected network for oceans [1,022]
  73. Ring-tailed lemurs down by 95 percent? Maybe not. [1,006]
  74. A dangerous path: New highway could jeopardize tigers in India [1,000]
  75. Long plagued by illegal logging, Cambodia faces accusations of corruption [996]
  76. New York detective work saves rhinos in South Africa (commentary) [993]
  77. Indonesian coal mining firm gets its license reinstated despite a history of violations [989]
  78. Brazil assaults indigenous rights, environment, social movements [977]
  79. Indonesia’s plantation lobby challenges environmental law [975]
  80. Unexamined synergies: dam building and mining go together in the Amazon [964]
  81. Lizard DNA reveals India’s grasslands are likely pre-human – and need protection [960]
  82. Vietnam pledges to investigate massive illegal logging violations as international pressure grows [959]
  83. Crunch time for biodiversity’: Farming, hunting push thousands of species toward extinction [957]
  84. Governor halts work on coal railway being built without permits in Indonesian Borneo [956]
  85. Five new species in world’s largest tree genus found on Sulawesi [956]
  86. Watch a leatherback sea turtle return to the ocean after nesting on a Costa Rica beach [953]
  87. The Maya Biosphere Reserve: example of community forest management to Indonesia [950]
  88. Give us back our land’: paper giants struggle to resolve conflicts with communities in Sumatra [949]
  89. Smallest of giant flowers ‘accidentally’ discovered in the Philippines [945]
  90. Amazon tribe creates 500-page traditional medicine encyclopedia [936]
  91. What’s the current deforestation rate in the Amazon rainforest? [927]
  92. Dried lizard penis being sold online as rare ‘magical’ plant root [916]
  93. Among their many impacts, roads are driving rapid evolutionary adaptation in adjacent populations [874]
  94. Pressure builds on palm oil firm Goodhope after RSPO sanction [872]
  95. Palm oil firm pledges to stop deforesting after RSPO freezes its operations in Papua [844]
  96. Audio: Activists determined to protect newly discovered Amazon Reef from oil drilling [844]
  97. One cow per hectare: deforestation in Colombia after FARC’s exit [836]
  98. Audio: Frances Seymour on why rich nations need to start paying up to protect the world’s tropical forests [832]
  99. Field Notes: Reinvigorating wild parrot populations with captive birds [813]
  100. Is intensification of beef production really a solution to Amazonian deforestation? [805]

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  10. https://news.mongabay.com//2017/03/watch-a-leatherback-sea-turtle-return-to-the-ocean-after-nesting-on-a-costa-rica-beach/ 1887 [3.12]
  11. https://news.mongabay.com//2017/06/field-notes-pond-turtle-studies-could-help-sea-turtles-survive-toxic-algal-blooms/ 1527 [1.65]
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  1. The garden is used for research, education, eco-tourism and conservation currently hosts 780 of the country’s estimated 6,500 plant species. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/ethiopias-first-botanic-garden-aims-to-preserve-countrys-flora-heritage/
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  2. Last year, three reports found that Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) has failed to address illicit wildlife trade in the country. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/09/lao-pdr-failing-to-curb-pangolin-and-hornbill-trafficking-new-reports/
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  3. Sometimes it’s not good to report that you’ve found a new species ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2011/12/the-dark-side-of-new-species-discovery/
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  4. A newly discovered snake in Takengon, in the highlands of Aceh province, was named for one of Indonesia’s few herpetologists. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/2-new-reptiles-discovered-in-sumatra/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/2-new-reptiles-discovered-in-sumatra/ [9394]
  5. [2 years ago] “Unspeakable cruelty is involved in the trade in slow lorises and the public must be made aware of this.” https://news.mongabay.com/2015/06/new-campaign-says-tickling-is-torture-for-slow-lorises/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2015/06/new-campaign-says-tickling-is-torture-for-slow-lorises/ [8538]
  6. Funding aimed at encouraging a move away from deforestation-based agriculture and toward more sustainable methods must be designed to address the needs of farmers ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/financing-sustainable-agriculture-possible-if-terms-fit-farmers-needs/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/financing-sustainable-agriculture-possible-if-terms-fit-farmers-needs/ [7802]
  7. Puntung was one of three Sumatran rhinos known to survive in Malaysia, and one of fewer than 100 representatives of this Critically Endangered species. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/one-of-malaysias-last-rhinos-euthanized-to-end-her-suffering/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/one-of-malaysias-last-rhinos-euthanized-to-end-her-suffering/ [7354]
  8. [1 year ago]Borneo, the third-largest island in the world, is home to more endemic carnivores than any other island except Madagascar. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/06/saving-borneos-wild-cats-and-small-carnivores/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2016/06/saving-borneos-wild-cats-and-small-carnivores/ [6892]
  9. Fewer than 100 Sumatran rhinos (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) remain in the wild, a number many biologists say is too low to ensure the survival of the species. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/footprints-in-the-forest-the-future-of-the-sumatran-rhino/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/footprints-in-the-forest-the-future-of-the-sumatran-rhino/ [5124]
  10. The goal of boosting Assam state’s rhino population to 3,000 by 2020 is achievable, proponents say ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/bringing-rhinos-back-to-indias-parks/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/bringing-rhinos-back-to-indias-parks/ [4946]
  11. [1 year ago] The jaguarundi is a wild cat that occupies a broad range of habitat in the Americas from the scrublands of the borderlands between the U.S, and Mexico through every major ecoregion of Brazil and into southcentral Argentina. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/06/mystery-cat-requires-more-conservation-and-research/
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  12. Whales, dolphins, sea turtles and fish living off the coast of Gabon now enjoy similar protections to those designed to safeguard the Central African nation’s gorillas, elephants and other land-dwelling megafauna. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/gabon-pledges-massive-protected-network-for-oceans/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/gabon-pledges-massive-protected-network-for-oceans/ [4293]
  13. [1 year ago] When electric eels attack https://news.mongabay.com/2016/06/watch-video-of-an-electric-eel-attack/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2016/06/watch-video-of-an-electric-eel-attack/ [4121]
  14. With an increase in demand for elephant skin and teeth, elephant mothers and calves are also being killed. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/demand-for-elephant-skin-driving-up-poaching-in-myanmar-warning-graphic-images/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/demand-for-elephant-skin-driving-up-poaching-in-myanmar-warning-graphic-images/ [4101]
  15. During the past three decades, the project team has seen both successes and challenges, from political unrest to a brutal rebel attack in 2012 that killed 6 people and 14 okapis. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/30-years-of-protecting-the-mysterious-okapi/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/30-years-of-protecting-the-mysterious-okapi/ [3550]
  16. Both the Carlos Slim Foundation and the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation will reportedly be backing the agreement by committing funds to local development projects and alternative fishing gear options. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/leonardo-dicaprio-teams-up-with-mexicos-president-and-wealthiest-individual-to-save-the-vaquita/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/leonardo-dicaprio-teams-up-with-mexicos-president-and-wealthiest-individual-to-save-the-vaquita/ [3467]
  17. The Ulu Muda forest is the primary source of water for four million Malaysians, as well as for industry and agriculture. The forest is also home to a huge diversity of species, including the Asian elephant, Malayan tapir, sambar deer and clouded and spotted leopards. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/logging-in-malaysias-ulu-muda-forest-threatens-wildlife-and-water-supplies/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/logging-in-malaysias-ulu-muda-forest-threatens-wildlife-and-water-supplies/ [3264]
  18. The growth of the palm oil industry has been blamed for a host of damaging environmental impacts, such as deforestation and carbon emissions. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/norway-bans-government-from-purchasing-palm-oil-biofuel/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/norway-bans-government-from-purchasing-palm-oil-biofuel/ [3245]
  19. Observers credit this success to broad-based support for conservation, including at the highest levels of Nepal’s government and military.h ttps://news.mongabay.com/2016/12/nepals-extraordinary-devotion-to-preserving-its-rhinos/
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  20. The Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry announced that hidden cameras had confirmed the presence of Javan leopards (Panthera pardus melas) in Cikepuh, a wildlife sanctuary along the island’s southern coast. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/02/193114/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/02/193114/ [3102]
  21. In 2015, a team of researchers left 21 camera traps on a previously unsurveyed ridge in Peru’s Sira Communal Reserve for six months and captured some of the first images of the critically endangered Sira curassow to be made publicly available. https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2017/02/camera-traps-proving-to-be-powerful-tool-for-studying-endangered-species-in-remote-locations/
    https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2017/02/camera-traps-proving-to-be-powerful-tool-for-studying-endangered-species-in-remote-locations/ [2994]
  22. To celebrate #WorldEnvironmentDay revisit the Top 10 happy environmental stories of 2016: https://news.mongabay.com/2016/12/top-10-happy-environmental-stories-of-2016/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2016/12/top-10-happy-environmental-stories-of-2016/ [2984]
  23. Despite successful efforts to protect the park’s rhinos from poachers, the species remains at risk due to multiple threats. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/if-we-wish-to-save-the-javan-rhinoceros-we-must-work-to-know-it-commentary/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/if-we-wish-to-save-the-javan-rhinoceros-we-must-work-to-know-it-commentary/ [2873]
  24. [2 years ago] While populations fluctuate through 10-year cycles, numbers have dropped by about a third since 1985, according to estimates by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). https://news.mongabay.com/2015/06/saving-the-greater-sage-grouse-the-most-hotly-debated-bird-since-the-spotted-owl-photos/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2015/06/saving-the-greater-sage-grouse-the-most-hotly-debated-bird-since-the-spotted-owl-photos/ [2834]
  25. Mongabay broke news in the fall of the tallest tropical tree’s discovery, in case you missed it ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2016/11/worlds-tallest-tropical-tree-discovered-along-with-nearly-50-other-record-breakers/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2016/11/worlds-tallest-tropical-tree-discovered-along-with-nearly-50-other-record-breakers/ [2827]
  26. The birds are threatened by hunting as well as the ongoing destruction of their forest habitat as agribusiness expands in the region. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/papua-governor-takes-birds-of-paradise-off-the-market/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/papua-governor-takes-birds-of-paradise-off-the-market/ [2823]
  27. In the video, the two-month old baby Baku runs around his father, Mowgli, who seems to be in no mood to play. Baku, however, is unfazed by his father’s lack of interest and continues to nudge and prance around him. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/07/watch-endangered-malayan-tapir-baby-play-with-his-father/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2016/07/watch-endangered-malayan-tapir-baby-play-with-his-father/ [2811]
  28. New findings indicate that while most companies disclose the area of planted land they manage, many fail to reveal the size, location, and use of many other areas in their portfolio, defying corporate accountability and also concealing potential social and environmental risks. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/03/almost-1m-hectares-missing-from-land-holdings-of-major-palm-oil-companies/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/03/almost-1m-hectares-missing-from-land-holdings-of-major-palm-oil-companies/ [2681]
  29. A preliminary report on illegal logging in the Tagaeri-Taromenane Intangible Zone reveals a complete law enforcement abandonment of the eastern part of Yasuní National Park. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/illegal-logging-and-hunting-threaten-yasuni-isolated-indigenous-groups/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/illegal-logging-and-hunting-threaten-yasuni-isolated-indigenous-groups/ [2671]
  30. How is it possible for so many different tree species to survive in tropical rainforests? https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/why-not-both-rainforest-diversity-stems-from-two-seemingly-irreconcilable-processes/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/why-not-both-rainforest-diversity-stems-from-two-seemingly-irreconcilable-processes/ [2667]
  31. Elephant corridors in the Tarangire-Manyara Ecosystem are threatened by human development, which has fragmented habitat and intensified human-elephant conflict. https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2017/06/creating-corridors-researchers-use-gps-telemetry-data-to-map-elephants-movements/
    https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2017/06/creating-corridors-researchers-use-gps-telemetry-data-to-map-elephants-movements/ [2665]
  32. Two species of California fish — one small and the other big — appear to be on the verge of imminent extinction in the wild.h ttps://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/extinction-in-the-wild-looms-for-two-california-fish-commentary/
    0 [2606]
  33. [3 years ago] Camera trap images of six banteng were taken in a 9,500-hectare community forest in Siem Reap Province, where the species was previously believed to have gone extinct. https://news.mongabay.com/2014/06/is-the-banteng-making-a-comeback-researchers-find-new-population-in-cambodia/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2014/06/is-the-banteng-making-a-comeback-researchers-find-new-population-in-cambodia/ [2564]
  34. The Atlas of Deforestation and Industrial Plantations in Borneo documents the loss of rainforest over 40 years ~ https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2017/04/an-interactive-map-connects-landowners-and-forest-change-in-one-of-the-worlds-most-biodiverse-places/
    https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2017/04/an-interactive-map-connects-landowners-and-forest-change-in-one-of-the-worlds-most-biodiverse-places/ [2519]
  35. Despite its proximity to Asian markets for trafficked rhino horn, Nepal has lost only four rhinos to poaching since 2011. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/when-it-comes-to-rhino-conservation-asia-and-africa-can-learn-a-lot-from-each-other/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/when-it-comes-to-rhino-conservation-asia-and-africa-can-learn-a-lot-from-each-other/ [2506]
  36. On World Oceans Day, a new paper contends that marine reserves can reduce damage from acidification, rising sea levels, storm intensification, and other effects of climate change ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/can-marine-reserves-help-counteract-climate-change/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/can-marine-reserves-help-counteract-climate-change/ [2496]
  37. Naturalists in India have rediscovered a rare flowering plant — Arisaema translucens — after nearly 80 years. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/extremely-rare-cobra-lily-rediscovered-in-india-after-84-years/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/extremely-rare-cobra-lily-rediscovered-in-india-after-84-years/ [2491]
  38. Studies have shown that, due to human activities, species loss over the past century was at least 100 times higher than historical levels. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/research-suggests-less-affluent-countries-more-dedicated-to-wildlife-conservation-than-rich-countries/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/research-suggests-less-affluent-countries-more-dedicated-to-wildlife-conservation-than-rich-countries/ [2486]
  39. Representing its own family, capable of opening its mouth 80 degrees, and striped like a tiger, the last one died in 1936 after a decades-long campaign to wipe out the animal ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/thylacine-survey-are-we-going-to-rediscover-the-moonlight-tiger/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/thylacine-survey-are-we-going-to-rediscover-the-moonlight-tiger/ [2479]
  40. Law enforcement agents in New York City are finding rhino horn in shipments destined for markets in the U.S. and beyond ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/new-york-detective-work-saves-rhinos-in-south-africa-commentary/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/new-york-detective-work-saves-rhinos-in-south-africa-commentary/ [2475]
  41. Attacks have reached record levels against landless peasants and indigenous groups fighting for land rights ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/brazil-assaults-indigenous-rights-environment-social-movements/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/brazil-assaults-indigenous-rights-environment-social-movements/ [2432]
  42. Though biodiversity and carbon storage have been linked in past forest research, a new study found no consistent correlation ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/tropical-forest-diversity-and-carbon-richness-not-linked-study-finds/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/tropical-forest-diversity-and-carbon-richness-not-linked-study-finds/ [2427]
  43. Whale shark numbers have plummeted by more than 50% in the last 75 years. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/07/whale-sharks-inch-closer-to-extinction/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2016/07/whale-sharks-inch-closer-to-extinction/ [2416]
  44. If you’ve ever heard of the slow loris, it’s likely for all the wrong reasons. People may coo over viral videos of pet lorises being tickled or eating rice balls, but the backstory behind those social media images is far from cute. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/08/pet-trades-cute-and-adorable-label-endangers-the-slow-loris/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2016/08/pet-trades-cute-and-adorable-label-endangers-the-slow-loris/ [2416]
  45. Local indigenous groups see the mountains as sacred and call on the government to do a better job of protecting them. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/papuan-clan-leader-laments-influx-of-migrants-to-sacred-cyclops-mountains/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/papuan-clan-leader-laments-influx-of-migrants-to-sacred-cyclops-mountains/ [2391]
  46. 80% of threatened animals are losing ground – literally, in the form of habitat loss – to agriculture ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/crunch-time-for-biodiversity-farming-hunting-push-thousands-of-species-toward-extinction/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/crunch-time-for-biodiversity-farming-hunting-push-thousands-of-species-toward-extinction/ [2383]
  47. Free, prior and informed consent was never obtained by the company before setting up its plantations, some residents were tricked into waiving the rights to their land ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/philippines-indigenous-higaonon-fight-for-return-of-ancestral-land/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/philippines-indigenous-higaonon-fight-for-return-of-ancestral-land/ [2383]
  48. The Pak Beng Dam is the 3rd mainstream dam planned for the lower Mekong River in Laos, amidst a chorus of dissent over social and environmental impacts ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/a-rising-chorus-of-voices-condemns-laos-planned-pak-beng-dam/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/a-rising-chorus-of-voices-condemns-laos-planned-pak-beng-dam/ [2366]
  49. Researchers say that since Thailand’s domestic wildlife law does not include most non-native CITES-listed species under its protection, the country is unable to curb the trade in such animals. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/12/thailand-failing-to-stop-illegal-trade-in-apes-due-to-inadequate-legislation/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2016/12/thailand-failing-to-stop-illegal-trade-in-apes-due-to-inadequate-legislation/ [2363]
  50. [1 year ago] Like all members of the Boidae family, to which it belongs, the Bahamian silver boa or Conception Bank silver boa is a nonvenomous, constricting snake. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/06/new-boa-species-on-its-way-to-extinction-discovered-in-the-bahamas/
    https://news.mongabay.com/2016/06/new-boa-species-on-its-way-to-extinction-discovered-in-the-bahamas/ [2341]

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  41. David Henderson 🌱: “New highway brings deforestation to two Colombian national Parks! Profit before Planet…lovely!

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  42. Mongabay: Philippines’ indigenous Higaonon fight for return of ancestral land: http://ow.ly/JToo30ckgqR pic.twitter.com/f4dOaSkZCh
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/philippines-indigenous-higaonon-fight-for-return-of-ancestral-land/ [25]>/li>
  43. David Henderson 🌱: “A dangerous path: New highway could jeopardize tigers in India. Hairless Apes – top of the foodchain!

    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/a-dangerous-path-new-highway-could-jeopardize-tigers-in-india/ …pic.twitter.com/IYJQmU8MZJ”
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/a-dangerous-path-new-highway-could-jeopardize-tigers-in-india/ [24]>/li>

  44. Common Dreams: Brazil on Verge of Legitimizing Amazon Land Theft on a Grand Scale http://ow.ly/lEuk30cGEGx 
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/brazil-on-verge-of-legitimizing-amazon-land-theft-on-a-grand-scale/ [24]>/li>
  45. TodayEco.com: Footprints in the forest: The future of the Sumatran rhino http://todayeco.com/s/HD5Xu  via @saveborneo @savetherhino @HelpingRhinos
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/footprints-in-the-forest-the-future-of-the-sumatran-rhino/ [24]>/li>
  46. David Henderson 🌱: “International action a must to stop irreversible harm of Amazon dams, say experts. A complete DISASTER!

    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/international-action-a-must-to-stop-irreversible-harm-of-amazon-dams/ …pic.twitter.com/gBkHcy4KTY”
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/international-action-a-must-to-stop-irreversible-harm-of-amazon-dams/ [24]>/li>

  47. Mongabay: New highway brings deforestation to two Colombian national parks: http://ow.ly/7vdX30cNAF2 pic.twitter.com/pfKobD6NIb
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/new-highway-brings-deforestation-to-two-colombian-national-parks/ [24]>/li>
  48. Mongabay: Creating corridors: researchers use GPS telemetry data to map elephants’ movements: http://ow.ly/HKuZ30cMy8O pic.twitter.com/iRGydGUuK4
    https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2017/06/creating-corridors-researchers-use-gps-telemetry-data-to-map-elephants-movements/ [24]>/li>
  49. Mongabay: DNA analysis reveals a third species of flying squirrel in North America ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/dna-analysis-reveals-a-third-species-of-flying-squirrel-in-north-america/ …pic.twitter.com/h8ZZCNTqAG
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  50. Mike G.: New ‘Elfin mountain toad’ discovered in Annamite Mountains of Vietnam http://bit.ly/2rrstWe  via @mongabay #environment #herpspic.twitter.com/v9MnNWjcYT
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