most popular – 2017-10

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  1. First-ever population estimate of the mysterious marbled cat from continental Asia revealed [26302]
  2. The world’s 5 most Endangered wild cats [20899]
  3. Stalking snow leopards: Q&A with the director of ‘Ghost of the Mountains’ [20884]
  4. Dogs, dung, and DNA: mapping multi-species corridors to conserve threatened carnivores [19857]
  5. Indonesia abuzz over possible finding of extinct tiger [17163]
  6. The palm oil fiefdom [16833]
  7. Hunted to the brink: Mammals in crisis [15970]
  8. India and Nepal team up to rescue flooded rhinos [15361]
  9. Camera traps capture fantastically bizarre’ animal behavior in South African park [14371]
  10. How much of a shock can an electric eel deliver? A scientist just found out first-hand [12668]
  11. Myanmar caves yield up 19 new gecko species [11717]
  12. Indonesia for Sale: in-depth series on corruption, palm oil and rainforests starts tomorrow [11023]
  13. When cute turns deadly – the story of a wildlife biologist who was bit by a venomous slow loris, and lived to tell the tale [10949]
  14. Documenting the fight to save Borneo’s animals [10821]
  15. Amazon dam defeats Brazil’s environment agency (commentary) [10759]
  16. Island-hopping toxic toad threatens iconic Komodo dragon [10587]
  17. Lakes in community hands spur gains for people and fish [10169]
  18. Record Amazon fires stun scientists; sign of sick, degraded forests [10072]
  19. Vietnam sweats bullets as China and Laos dam the Mekong [9620]
  20. Amazon deforestation linked to McDonald’s and British retail giants [9439]
  21. Seychelles home to new species of caecilian, a legless amphibian [9423]
  22. A rich person’s profession? Young conservationists struggle to make it [9178]
  23. Uncontacted Amazon indigenous groups reportedly attacked by outsiders [9113]
  24. Documenting Africa’s poaching epidemic: Q&A with the director of The Last Animals’ [8770]
  25. The top 10 most biodiverse countries [8666]
  26. 381 new species described from the Amazon over two-year period [8136]
  27. Cash for conservation: Do payments for ecosystem services work? [8123]
  28. Photo of resurrected’ extinct Indonesian tiger is actually leopard, scientists say [7778]
  29. Seafood calendar promotes sustainable, seasonal eating in India [7228]
  30. What does Nature give us? A special Earth Day article [7200]
  31. 30 years of protecting the mysterious Okapi [6919]
  32. Agroforestry: An increasingly popular solution for a hot, hungry world [6854]
  33. Audio: Taking a closer look at the evidence for conservation effectiveness [6296]
  34. ‘Penis snake’ discovered in Brazil is actually a rare species of amphibian [6183]
  35. First-ever video of squirrel rumored to kill and eat deer [5753]
  36. Sudden death of juvenile zoo elephant raises anew issues of life in captivity [5723]
  37. Attacks on militarized conservation’ are naive (commentary) [5629]
  38. Two Indonesian soldiers found to be smuggling dozens of porcupines [5319]
  39. Camera trap records nearly extinct cuckoo bird in Sumatra [5192]
  40. Helmeted hornbill, on verge of extinction, finds respite in new zone outside of known range [5161]
  41. North America’s ash trees, Africa’s antelopes face heightened threat of extinction [5092]
  42. Another Madagascar environmental activist imprisoned [5091]
  43. Hidden cameras, prosecutions, and passion: confronting the corruption at the heart of Africa’s illegal wildlife trade [4446]
  44. Pangolins reduced to small, isolated populations in Bangladesh: new study [4269]
  45. Is Bangladesh’s expanded sanctuary a brave step or a paper tiger? [4259]
  46. One man’s quest to save the world’s wildest places: an interview with Hansorg Wyss [4073]
  47. Decimated’: Germany’s birds disappear as insect abundance plummets 76% [3975]
  48. Saving orphaned baby rhinos in India [3924]
  49. Ivory is out in the U.K., as gov’t moves to shutter legal trade [3897]
  50. As Northwest salmon economy teeters on brink, Trump gives it a push [3766]
  51. Can community forestry deliver for Madagascar’s forests and people? [3731]
  52. Booming legal Amazon wildlife trade documented in new report [3618]
  53. Biodiversity of Indian Sunderbans recorded for the first time [3469]
  54. Leading US plywood firm linked to alleged destruction, rights violations in Malaysia [3414]
  55. Three years after the tragedy of Saweto, where is the justice and security? (commentary) [3402]
  56. New species of rabbit-like pika discovered in India [3395]
  57. Malaysia has the world’s highest deforestation rate, reveals Google forest map [3293]
  58. The Philippines commits to science-anchored fishery policies [3249]
  59. Birdwatching poised to take flight in Colombia, study reveals [3238]
  60. Liberian park protects Critically Endangered western chimpanzees [3207]
  61. Conservation in a weak state: Madagascar struggles with enforcement [3131]
  62. Suite of free, open-source tools to help even non-experts monitor large-scale land use change [3058]
  63. Trump budget undercuts U.S. commitment to global wildlife conservation [3044]
  64. A rhino called hope [3041]
  65. First vaquita rescued’ in bid to save the porpoise from extinction [2981]
  66. Does forest certification really work? [2872]
  67. Bats key pollinators for durian production, new study says [2780]
  68. Cheetahs return to Malawi after decades [2739]
  69. How many plant species are there in the world? Scientists now have an answer [2728]
  70. As Grauer’s gorillas cling to survival, new population found [2704]
  71. Imperiled treasure: A coral reef called Varadero (commentary) [2700]
  72. Half-Earth Day to be celebrated next week [2698]
  73. Black rhinos in Tanzania now monitored via sensors implanted directly in their horns [2687]
  74. Life and death and the jaguars of the mind (commentary) [2673]
  75. Columbia, an example to world, balances conservation and development [2646]
  76. Estonia’s trees: Valued resource or squandered second chance? [2638]
  77. Palm oil mounts new offensive’ in Colombia while workers decry labor conditions [2520]
  78. Yellow fever is killing howler monkeys in Brazil [2489]
  79. Photo essay: notes from India’s Kabini River [2486]
  80. Munduruku stand off against Amazon dam builders potentially explosive [2454]
  81. When will cattle ranchers be proud to show their farms in the Amazon? (commentary) [2425]
  82. SMART and well-Connected: reserve patrol data system adds communications capacity [2303]
  83. If it’s going to kill us, OK, we’ll die’: Villagers stand firm as Cambodian dam begins to fill [2276]
  84. Could fungi provide an alternative to palm oil? [2252]
  85. How small is too small? The uncertain fate of Madagascar’s forest fragments [2217]
  86. Unfair trade: US beef has a climate problem [2214]
  87. What’s the current deforestation rate in the Amazon rainforest? [2213]
  88. The maleo: a success story for Indonesia’s strange pit-digging bird [2192]
  89. Economic headwinds buffet once-resilient Sumatran forest-farms [2176]
  90. 80% of Bornean orangutans live outside protected areas [2167]
  91. Amazonian manatee migration at risk from disruption by proposed dams [2153]
  92. New research suggests tropical forests are now a net source of carbon emissions [2138]
  93. Burning down the house: Myanmar’s destructive charcoal trade [2135]
  94. Meet the winners of the 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize [2119]
  95. Then they shot me’: Land conflict and murder in Ucayali, Peru [2090]
  96. Brazil: A World Champion in Political and Environmental Devastation (Commentary) [2032]
  97. E.O. Wilson on Half-Earth, Donald Trump, and hope [2022]
  98. Mexico takes unprecedented’ action to save vaquita [2019]
  99. Ranking the world’s best – and worst – palm oil companies in terms of sustainability [2016]
  100. FSC mulls rule change to allow certification for recent deforesters [2015]

Twitter shares

  1. 2017/10/record-amazon-fires-stun-scientists-sign-of-sick-degraded-forests/ 692
  2. 2017/10/amazon-deforestation-linked-to-mcdonalds-and-british-retail-giants/ 485
  3. 2017/10/agroforestry-an-increasingly-popular-solution-for-a-hot-hungry-world/ 390
  4. 2017/10/trump-budget-undercuts-u-s-commitment-to-global-wildlife-conservation/ 371
  5. 2017/10/decimated-germanys-birds-disappear-as-insect-abundance-plummets-76/ 255
  6. 2017/10/the-palm-oil-fiefdom/ 247
  7. 2017/10/indonesia-for-sale-in-depth-series-on-corruption-palm-oil-and-rainforests-starts-tomorrow/ 247
  8. wildtech/2017/10/black-rhinos-in-tanzania-now-monitored-via-sensors-implanted-directly-in-their-horns/ 237
  9. 2017/10/as-grauers-gorillas-cling-to-survival-new-population-found/ 211
  10. 2017/10/a-rhino-called-hope/ 202
  11. 2017/10/booming-legal-amazon-wildlife-trade-documented-in-new-report/ 190
  12. 2017/10/columbia-an-example-to-world-balances-conservation-and-development/ 186
  13. 2017/10/attacks-on-militarized-conservation-are-naive-commentary/ 178
  14. 2017/10/study-reveals-first-ever-population-estimates-of-the-mysterious-marbled-cat-from-continental-asia/ 172
  15. 2017/10/leading-us-plywood-firm-linked-to-alleged-destruction-rights-violations-in-malaysia/ 170
  16. 2017/10/cash-for-conservation-do-payments-for-ecosystem-services-work/ 167
  17. 2017/10/rhino-poacher-sentenced-to-18-years-in-prison/ 166
  18. 2017/10/record-number-of-migratory-species-protected-at-october-wildlife-summit/ 162
  19. 2017/10/myanmar-caves-yield-up-19-new-gecko-species/ 160
  20. 2017/10/sumatran-region-heats-up-forests-disappear/ 153
  21. 2017/10/another-madagascar-environmental-activist-imprisoned/ 152
  22. 2017/10/conservation-in-a-weak-state-madagascar-struggles-with-enforcement/ 137
  23. 2017/10/second-irrawaddy-dolphin-death-in-borneo-linked-to-fishing-nets/ 130
  24. 2017/10/helmeted-hornbill-extinct-conservation-area-borneo/ 129
  25. 2017/10/bats-key-pollinators-for-durian-production-new-study-says/ 123
  26. 2017/10/mexico-takes-unprecedented-action-to-save-vaquita/ 123
  27. 2017/10/major-global-companies-commit-to-halting-destruction-of-brazilian-cerrado/ 122
  28. 2017/10/lemur-species-losing-favorite-food-to-climate-change-new-study-says/ 121
  29. 2017/10/how-small-is-too-small-the-uncertain-fate-of-madagascars-forest-fragments/ 120
  30. 2017/10/indonesia-to-miss-carbon-emissions-target-under-existing-climate-policies-study/ 119
  31. 2017/10/conserving-habitat-not-enough-to-help-species-cope-with-climate-change/ 117
  32. 2017/10/munduruku-stand-off-against-amazon-dam-builders-potentially-explosive/ 115
  33. 2017/10/the-world-lost-an-area-of-tree-cover-the-size-of-new-zealand-last-year/ 114
  34. 2017/10/amazonian-manatee-migration-at-risk-from-disruption-by-proposed-dams/ 111
  35. 2017/10/palm-oil-mounts-new-offensive-in-colombia-while-workers-decry-labor-conditions/ 110
  36. 2017/10/farming-and-forest-loss-study-exposes-malarias-best-friends/ 103
  37. 2017/10/eat-less-meat-save-species-and-ecosystems-says-wwf-uk/ 103
  38. 2017/10/saving-the-star-wars-gibbon-qa-with-primatologist-carolyn-thompson/ 101
  39. 2017/10/trade-in-silky-and-thresher-sharks-now-to-be-strictly-regulated/ 99
  40. 2017/10/salt-alliance-aims-to-tackle-illegal-fishing-on-a-global-scale/ 97
  41. 2017/10/one-mans-quest-to-save-the-worlds-wildest-places/ 95
  42. 2017/10/sudden-death-of-juvenile-zoo-elephant-raises-anew-issues-of-life-in-captivity/ 94
  43. 2017/10/seychelles-home-to-new-species-of-caecilian-a-legless-amphibian/ 92
  44. 2017/10/can-community-forestry-deliver-for-madagascars-forests-and-people/ 92
  45. wildtech/2017/10/suite-of-free-open-source-tools-aims-to-enable-even-non-experts-to-monitor-land-use-change/ 92
  46. 2017/10/100-million-dollar-fund-launched-to-secure-indigenous-land-rights/ 89
  47. 2017/10/acidifying-oceans-a-bad-trip-for-marine-ecosystems/ 88
  48. 2017/10/biodiversity-of-indian-sunderbans-recorded-for-the-first-time/ 86
  49. 2017/10/author-steven-kotler-on-tackling-the-biodiversity-crisis-with-technology/ 86
  50. 2017/10/half-earth-day-to-be-celebrated-next-week/ 83

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  1. 2017/10/myanmar-caves-yield-up-19-new-gecko-species/ 10275
  2. 2017/10/study-reveals-first-ever-population-estimates-of-the-mysterious-marbled-cat-from-continental-asia/ 5211
  3. 2017/10/helmeted-hornbill-extinct-conservation-area-borneo/ 3285
  4. 2017/10/record-amazon-fires-stun-scientists-sign-of-sick-degraded-forests/ 3205
  5. 2017/10/sudden-death-of-juvenile-zoo-elephant-raises-anew-issues-of-life-in-captivity/ 2923
  6. 2017/10/the-palm-oil-fiefdom/ 2546
  7. 2017/10/seychelles-home-to-new-species-of-caecilian-a-legless-amphibian/ 2433
  8. 2017/10/agroforestry-an-increasingly-popular-solution-for-a-hot-hungry-world/ 2381
  9. 2017/10/decimated-germanys-birds-disappear-as-insect-abundance-plummets-76/ 2316
  10. 2017/10/island-hopping-toxic-toad-threatens-iconic-komodo-dragon/ 2316
  11. 2017/10/indonesia-for-sale-in-depth-series-on-corruption-palm-oil-and-rainforests-starts-tomorrow/ 2298
  12. wildtech/2017/10/black-rhinos-in-tanzania-now-monitored-via-sensors-implanted-directly-in-their-horns/ 2294
  13. wildtech/2017/10/dogs-dung-and-dna-mapping-multi-species-corridors-to-conserve-threatened-carnivores/ 2083
  14. 2017/10/amazon-deforestation-linked-to-mcdonalds-and-british-retail-giants/ 1956
  15. 2017/10/trump-budget-undercuts-u-s-commitment-to-global-wildlife-conservation/ 1792
  16. 2017/10/birdwatching-poised-to-take-flight-in-colombia-study-reveals/ 1657
  17. 2017/10/bats-key-pollinators-for-durian-production-new-study-says/ 1629
  18. 2017/10/is-bangladeshs-expanded-sanctuary-a-brave-step-or-a-paper-tiger/ 1610
  19. 2017/10/another-madagascar-environmental-activist-imprisoned/ 1550
  20. 2017/10/rhino-poacher-sentenced-to-18-years-in-prison/ 1337
  21. 2017/10/photo-of-resurrected-extinct-indonesian-tiger-is-actually-leopard-scientists-say/ 1294
  22. 2017/10/seafood-calendar-promotes-sustainable-seasonal-eating-in-india/ 1223
  23. 2017/10/cash-for-conservation-do-payments-for-ecosystem-services-work/ 1114
  24. 2017/10/biodiversity-of-indian-sunderbans-recorded-for-the-first-time/ 1109
  25. 2017/10/as-grauers-gorillas-cling-to-survival-new-population-found/ 1108
  26. 2017/10/a-rhino-called-hope/ 1068
  27. 2017/10/half-earth-day-to-be-celebrated-next-week/ 1051
  28. 2017/10/one-mans-quest-to-save-the-worlds-wildest-places/ 1002
  29. 2017/10/munduruku-stand-off-against-amazon-dam-builders-potentially-explosive/ 998
  30. 2017/10/can-community-forestry-deliver-for-madagascars-forests-and-people/ 951
  31. 2017/10/attacks-on-militarized-conservation-are-naive-commentary/ 914
  32. 2017/10/ivory-is-out-in-the-u-k-as-govt-moves-to-shutter-legal-trade/ 895
  33. 2017/10/audio-taking-a-closer-look-at-the-evidence-for-conservation-effectiveness/ 826
  34. 2017/10/the-philippines-commits-to-science-anchored-fishery-policies/ 809
  35. 2017/10/columbia-an-example-to-world-balances-conservation-and-development/ 796
  36. 2017/10/as-northwest-salmon-economy-teeters-on-brink-trump-gives-it-a-push/ 764
  37. 2017/10/booming-legal-amazon-wildlife-trade-documented-in-new-report/ 717
  38. 2017/10/imperiled-treasure-a-coral-reef-called-varadero-commentary/ 692
  39. 2017/10/life-and-death-and-the-jaguars-of-the-mind-commentary/ 642
  40. 2017/10/sumatran-region-heats-up-forests-disappear/ 640
  41. wildtech/2017/10/usaid-wildlife-crime-tech-challenge-awards-three-acceleration-prizes/ 631
  42. 2017/10/leading-us-plywood-firm-linked-to-alleged-destruction-rights-violations-in-malaysia/ 606
  43. 2017/10/second-irrawaddy-dolphin-death-in-borneo-linked-to-fishing-nets/ 599
  44. 2017/10/a-roar-for-nature-in-indonesia-qa-with-the-poet-behind-indigenous-species/ 574
  45. 2017/10/farming-and-forest-loss-study-exposes-malarias-best-friends/ 524
  46. 2017/10/the-world-lost-an-area-of-tree-cover-the-size-of-new-zealand-last-year/ 514
  47. 2017/10/first-vaquita-rescued-in-bid-to-save-the-porpoise-from-extinction/ 514
  48. 2017/10/how-small-is-too-small-the-uncertain-fate-of-madagascars-forest-fragments/ 505
  49. 2017/10/photos-night-owls/ 504
  50. 2017/10/mexico-takes-unprecedented-action-to-save-vaquita/ 465

Most shares – FB+Twitter

  1. 2017/10/myanmar-caves-yield-up-19-new-gecko-species/ 10435
  2. 2017/10/study-reveals-first-ever-population-estimates-of-the-mysterious-marbled-cat-from-continental-asia/ 5383
  3. 2017/10/record-amazon-fires-stun-scientists-sign-of-sick-degraded-forests/ 3897
  4. 2017/10/helmeted-hornbill-extinct-conservation-area-borneo/ 3414
  5. 2017/10/sudden-death-of-juvenile-zoo-elephant-raises-anew-issues-of-life-in-captivity/ 3017
  6. 2017/10/the-palm-oil-fiefdom/ 2793
  7. 2017/10/agroforestry-an-increasingly-popular-solution-for-a-hot-hungry-world/ 2771
  8. 2017/10/decimated-germanys-birds-disappear-as-insect-abundance-plummets-76/ 2571
  9. 2017/10/indonesia-for-sale-in-depth-series-on-corruption-palm-oil-and-rainforests-starts-tomorrow/ 2545
  10. wildtech/2017/10/black-rhinos-in-tanzania-now-monitored-via-sensors-implanted-directly-in-their-horns/ 2531
  11. 2017/10/seychelles-home-to-new-species-of-caecilian-a-legless-amphibian/ 2525
  12. 2017/10/amazon-deforestation-linked-to-mcdonalds-and-british-retail-giants/ 2441
  13. 2017/10/island-hopping-toxic-toad-threatens-iconic-komodo-dragon/ 2393
  14. 2017/10/trump-budget-undercuts-u-s-commitment-to-global-wildlife-conservation/ 2163
  15. wildtech/2017/10/dogs-dung-and-dna-mapping-multi-species-corridors-to-conserve-threatened-carnivores/ 2152
  16. 2017/10/bats-key-pollinators-for-durian-production-new-study-says/ 1752
  17. 2017/10/another-madagascar-environmental-activist-imprisoned/ 1702
  18. 2017/10/birdwatching-poised-to-take-flight-in-colombia-study-reveals/ 1699
  19. 2017/10/is-bangladeshs-expanded-sanctuary-a-brave-step-or-a-paper-tiger/ 1684
  20. 2017/10/rhino-poacher-sentenced-to-18-years-in-prison/ 1503
  21. 2017/10/photo-of-resurrected-extinct-indonesian-tiger-is-actually-leopard-scientists-say/ 1373
  22. 2017/10/as-grauers-gorillas-cling-to-survival-new-population-found/ 1319
  23. 2017/10/seafood-calendar-promotes-sustainable-seasonal-eating-in-india/ 1296
  24. 2017/10/cash-for-conservation-do-payments-for-ecosystem-services-work/ 1281
  25. 2017/10/a-rhino-called-hope/ 1270
  26. 2017/10/biodiversity-of-indian-sunderbans-recorded-for-the-first-time/ 1195
  27. 2017/10/half-earth-day-to-be-celebrated-next-week/ 1134
  28. 2017/10/munduruku-stand-off-against-amazon-dam-builders-potentially-explosive/ 1113
  29. 2017/10/one-mans-quest-to-save-the-worlds-wildest-places/ 1097
  30. 2017/10/attacks-on-militarized-conservation-are-naive-commentary/ 1092
  31. 2017/10/can-community-forestry-deliver-for-madagascars-forests-and-people/ 1043
  32. 2017/10/columbia-an-example-to-world-balances-conservation-and-development/ 982
  33. 2017/10/ivory-is-out-in-the-u-k-as-govt-moves-to-shutter-legal-trade/ 956
  34. 2017/10/booming-legal-amazon-wildlife-trade-documented-in-new-report/ 907
  35. 2017/10/audio-taking-a-closer-look-at-the-evidence-for-conservation-effectiveness/ 878
  36. 2017/10/the-philippines-commits-to-science-anchored-fishery-policies/ 874
  37. 2017/10/as-northwest-salmon-economy-teeters-on-brink-trump-gives-it-a-push/ 802
  38. 2017/10/sumatran-region-heats-up-forests-disappear/ 793
  39. 2017/10/leading-us-plywood-firm-linked-to-alleged-destruction-rights-violations-in-malaysia/ 776
  40. 2017/10/imperiled-treasure-a-coral-reef-called-varadero-commentary/ 772
  41. 2017/10/second-irrawaddy-dolphin-death-in-borneo-linked-to-fishing-nets/ 729
  42. wildtech/2017/10/usaid-wildlife-crime-tech-challenge-awards-three-acceleration-prizes/ 693
  43. 2017/10/life-and-death-and-the-jaguars-of-the-mind-commentary/ 676
  44. 2017/10/the-world-lost-an-area-of-tree-cover-the-size-of-new-zealand-last-year/ 628
  45. 2017/10/farming-and-forest-loss-study-exposes-malarias-best-friends/ 627
  46. 2017/10/how-small-is-too-small-the-uncertain-fate-of-madagascars-forest-fragments/ 625
  47. 2017/10/a-roar-for-nature-in-indonesia-qa-with-the-poet-behind-indigenous-species/ 612
  48. 2017/10/record-number-of-migratory-species-protected-at-october-wildlife-summit/ 606
  49. 2017/10/first-vaquita-rescued-in-bid-to-save-the-porpoise-from-extinction/ 597
  50. 2017/10/mexico-takes-unprecedented-action-to-save-vaquita/ 588

Twitter: most retweets + shares (excluding mongabay accounts)

  1. Greenpeace: Good news today! Record number of migratory species protected at October #wildlife summit http://act.gp/2zWb5Zd pic.twitter.com/eWQm98gcNF 414
  2. PROTECT ALL WILDLIFE: A #Rhino Called Hope ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/a-rhino-called-hope/ … via @Mongabaypic.twitter.com/7qFQJXK9yS 200
  3. Michael Pollan: Agroforestry: An increasingly popular solution for a hot, hungry world http://bit.ly/2gST46B  156
  4. EcoWatch: First #Vaquita Rescued in Bid to Save the Porpoise From Extinction https://www.ecowatch.com/first-vaquita-rescued-2501804421.html … @Oceana … 135
  5. WildAid: Mexico takes ‘unprecedented’ action to save #vaquita https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/mexico-takes-unprecedented-action-to-save-vaquita/ … … 118
  6. David Steen, Ph.D.: Myanmar caves yield up 19 new gecko species https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/myanmar-caves-yield-up-19-new-gecko-species/ … via @Mongabay 114
  7. CBD News: Author Steven Kotler on tackling the #biodiversity crisis with #technology http://ow.ly/l8AF30g95N6  @steven_kotler @mongabay @PlasticBankpi… 101
  8. BCDC: Economic headwinds buffet once-resilient Sumatran forest-farms http://www.eco-business.com/news/economic-headwinds-buffet-once-resilient-sum… 85
  9. Defenders Wildlife: Great news! Trade in silky and thresher sharks now to be strictly regulated: http://dfnd.us/2yucUjt  via @mongabay 84
  10. World Agroforestry: #NowReading → Agroforestry: An increasingly popular solution for a hot, hungry world https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/agroforestry-an-incre… 82
  11. David Henderson 🌱: “https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/rhino-poacher-sentenc…

    81

  12. FAO Forestry: #nowreading | #Agroforestry: An increasingly popular solution for a hot, hungry world http://bit.ly/2yRdqFF  via @mongabaypic.twitter.com/Ft… 72
  13. Katarzyna Nowak: Trump budget undercuts U.S. commitment to global wildlife conservation #elephants #rhinos #tigers #apes #seaturtles https://news.mongabay.co… 68
  14. Georgina Mace: Cash for conservation: Do payments for ecosystem services work? https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/cash-for-conservation-do-payments-for-ecos… 61
  15. David Pocock: “ “”What we do to the animals we do to ourselves”” – @AdrianSteirnhttps://youtu.be/RpuHXqb8…60
  16. AMAZON WATCH: Palm oil mounts ‘new offensive’ in Colombia while workers decry labor conditions https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/palm-oil-mounts-new-offen… 59
  17. David Henderson 🌱: “https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/amazon…

    58

  18. Lauri Kinnunen: Agroforestry: An increasingly popular solution for a hot, hungry world https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/agroforestry-an-increasingly-popula… 57
  19. David Henderson 🌱: “https://news.mongabay.c…

    56

  20. IntlRhinoFoundation: An update on our sweet boy #Harapan! via @Mongabay A rhino called hope http://bit.ly/2yHSdwI  56
  21. Conservation Intl: Photo of ‘resurrected’ extinct Indonesian #tiger is actually #leopard, scientists say http://bit.ly/2ylyhTP pic.twitter.com/xmMBZtrM9f 48
  22. Philip Jacobson: Read the 1st part of @mongabay’s collaboration w/#TheGeckoProject, ‘The palm oil fiefdom’ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/the-palm-oil-fie… 47
  23. Marine Conservation: Eat less meat, save species and ecosystems says @wwf_uk. http://ow.ly/Wj8130fO5NB  44
  24. Emma Stokes: SMART and well-Connected: reserve patrol data system adds communications capacity https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2017/10/smart-and-well-… 42
  25. Claudia Wultsch: Dogs, dung, and DNA: mapping multi-species corridors to conserve threatened carnivores #poopscience https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2017/… 40
  26. Anon4dolphins: Second Irrawaddy dolphin death in Borneo linked to fishing nets #OpKillingBay https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/second-irrawaddy-dolphin-dea… 37
  27. Extinction Symbol: Conserving habitat not enough to help species cope with climate change: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/conserving-habitat-not-enough-to-h… 37
  28. David Henderson 🌱: “ growing demand for beef has immense environmental repercussions.https://news.mongabay.com/…

    36

  29. Blue Planet Society: Mexico takes ‘unprecedented’ action to save vaquita https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/mexico-takes-unprecedented-action-to-save-vaquita/ … #… 35
  30. AMAZON WATCH: Indigenous group scores legal victory as dam floods their lands https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/indigenous-group-scores-legal-victory-as-d… 33
  31. Amphibians.org: Seychelles home to new species of caecilian, a legless amphibian https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/seychelles-home-to-new-species-of-caecili… 33
  32. Sean Mowbray: Indonesians plant trees to nurse #seagrass back to health in Wakatobi. Latest for @mongabay #conservation https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/… 32
  33. PAWS: Sudden death of juvenile zoo elephant raises anew issues of life in captivity https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/sudden-death-of-juvenile-zoo… 32
  34. David Henderson 🌱: “ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/the-world-lost-an-area-of-tree-cove…31
  35. David Henderson 🌱: “ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/trending-tree-cover-loss-spikes-again-in-queensland/ ……31
  36. Earthmind: The Philippines commits to science-anchored fishery policies https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/the-philippines-commits-to-science-anchored-f… 31
  37. AMAZON WATCH: Munduruku stand off against Amazon dam builders potentially explosive https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/munduruku-stand-off-against-amazon-d… 30
  38. AMAZON WATCH: Audio: Indonesian rainforests for sale and bat calls of the Amazon https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/audio-indonesian-rainforests-for-sale-a… 30
  39. SCB: Cash for conservation: Do payments for ecosystem services work? #conservationeffectiveness http://ow.ly/oqrs30fQ6D4  30
  40. Marine Conservation: ‘SALT’ alliance aims to tackle illegal fishing on a global scale. http://ow.ly/WTpT30fIAVP  30
  41. Global Forest Watch: #NowReading Can technology drive conservation? Experts discuss in @mongabay #tech forum http://ow.ly/E9HQ30gaEie  29
  42. David Henderson 🌱: “https://news.mongabay.co…

    29

  43. IntlRhinoFoundation: Black #rhinos in Tanzania now monitored via sensors implanted directly in their horns http://bit.ly/2zMWDn7  via @Mongabay 29
  44. David Henderson 🌱: “ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/record-amazon-fires-s…28
  45. David Henderson 🌱: “https://news.mongabay.com/2017…

    26

  46. Cristián Samper: $100 million dollar fund launched to secure indigenous land rights https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/100-million-dollar-fund-launched-to-sec… 26
  47. David Henderson 🌱: “https://news.mongabay.c…

    26

  48. SCB: First vaquita ‘rescued’ in bid to save the porpoise from extinction #vaquita http://ow.ly/7yzu30g7WUe  26
  49. EcoInternet: Leading US plywood firm linked to alleged destruction, rights violations in Malaysia: Mongabay https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/leading-us-… 25
  50. EcoWatch: First Vaquita Rescued in Bid to Save the Porpoise From Extinction http://ow.ly/mhf230g9rEb  @environmentca @ImageOfWildlife 25

Mongabay Twitter Activity – most engagements on our Tweets

  1. Amazon deforestation linked to McDonald’s and British retail giants: https://t.co/gjxc5u66qQ https://t.co/mY5cForstR
  2. ‘The palm oil fiefdom’ reveals the corruption behind Indonesia’s deforestation and land rights crisis: https://t.co/GRm66LXQBF https://t.co/0MiVyqva2d
  3. As Grauer’s gorillas cling to survival, new population found: https://t.co/boDV263M1B https://t.co/pN88TNeY1K
  4. Myanmar caves yield up 19 new gecko species: https://t.co/WfG0qGZWUp https://t.co/jW6sJg09na
  5. Our most recent talk with E.O. Wilson, perhaps the world’s the greatest biologist since Charles Darwin ~ https://t.co/4X0sNtg1OW https://t.co/Ade2BnUAaU
  6. [2 years ago] First-ever video of squirrel rumored to kill and eat deer: https://t.co/ZmuJHeNJ8C https://t.co/y8APQcUTXn
  7. Indonesia for Sale: in-depth series on corruption, palm oil and rainforests starts tomorrow – https://t.co/OZqy1fDQIb https://t.co/kWVXjPFBUS
  8. Another Madagascar environmental activist imprisoned ~ https://t.co/vJPm1tOEYf https://t.co/vWbgHp9WHD
  9. Bats key pollinators for durian production, camera traps confirm: https://t.co/OL2qrYMOOG https://t.co/E0xS4VRAbs
  10. First-ever population estimate of the mysterious marbled cat from continental Asia revealed: https://t.co/ykmZPR14Gc https://t.co/dIqSzQgAd5
  11. ‘Decimated’: Germany’s birds disappear as insect abundance plummets 76% ~ https://t.co/dQ8iEQhZYU https://t.co/P9Inq1Tnwh
  12. [1 year ago] Hectare by hectare, an indigenous man reforested a jungle in Indonesia’s burned-out heartland: https://t.co/GeoScoIAiK https://t.co/LNM17EtE0M
  13. This octopus guards its young for 4+ years! Check her out for #worldoctopusday here ~ https://t.co/4Zpu2McQf7 https://t.co/8wLF7U98ye
  14. In Nepal, the rhino evokes national pride: https://t.co/JuRglk5QF9 https://t.co/KFPglwWAJR
  15. Local politicians turned Indonesian rainforests into personal “piggy banks” via a sea of palm oil plantations ~ https://t.co/H4cxsZi6Ob https://t.co/GYJKI1lrHG
  16. Photographer & video producer @AaronGekoski won the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award with this picture. https://t.co/lQ1TXgY5FI https://t.co/GIIqZmzFsZ
  17. Helmeted hornbill, on verge of extinction, finds respite in new zone outside of known range: https://t.co/nAzTKjBjeP https://t.co/noqU82FVLL
  18. Do “payments for ecosystem services” (PES) work as a conservation strategy? We dug into that question: https://t.co/JYR2iLYuAb https://t.co/z6aLnnzR6o
  19. Record Amazon fires stun scientists ~ https://t.co/aeIYPPjQXA …a sign of sick, degraded forests, experts say. https://t.co/SG1A72WIkJ
  20. Prizes awarded for tech that protects turtles & pangolins, @wildtechMB reports ~ https://t.co/M1vllxLQhU https://t.co/dqMvXDPkiS
  21. Happy Half-Earth Day! Big biodiversity initiative of @EOWilsonFndtn is being celebrated today and tomorrow in DC: https://t.co/XhjZLnDLtN https://t.co/hNrZddOhW3
  22. A rich person’s profession? Young conservationists struggle to make it: https://t.co/oDWviwDiCc https://t.co/TJiknRQ9r2
  23. Can community forestry deliver for Madagascar’s forests and people? https://t.co/beoe0pCk1H https://t.co/cRSNSoM9mD
  24. Record Amazon fires stun scientists; sign of sick, degraded forests – https://t.co/wVsLAu8fEY https://t.co/1WY3GJ6amr
  25. A rhino called hope: https://t.co/0uFOXd4Bl0 https://t.co/jhAYQQfWiR
  26. Conservation in a weak state: Madagascar struggles with enforcement: https://t.co/Sqx4YoeLPj https://t.co/ES49MTCDF1
  27. Photo of ‘resurrected’ extinct Indonesian tiger is actually leopard, scientists say: https://t.co/G1y42HszXY https://t.co/MxSUFC9B1T
  28. Biodiversity of India’s Sunderbans recorded for the first time, @BhavyaSc reports ~ https://t.co/60xS0pue2b #mangroves https://t.co/wR0nFg7vkh
  29. Unless Indonesia takes more drastic measures, it will miss the emission reduction target it has set for itself: https://t.co/s122at0L7N https://t.co/oH4sW2BejV
  30. ‘Record’ number of migratory species protected at Convention on Migratory Species summit that just ended ~ https://t.co/DiEgw5AUIb https://t.co/A5SkhtBX1y
  31. Indigenous standoff against Amazon dam builders is potentially explosive ~ https://t.co/mDwRKnCkKp https://t.co/3YLkHdqgjR
  32. Leading US plywood firm linked to alleged destruction, rights violations in Malaysia: https://t.co/mJUe0vsaCp https://t.co/5k6ZmJwdlx
  33. In Brazil’s Atlantic Forest, conservation efforts drown in a sea of eucalyptus @IgnacioAmigoH reports: https://t.co/GnDi0IFDRS https://t.co/ndFQojQ8pq
  34. Elusive seabird breeding grounds discovered in Chilean desert: https://t.co/DgZH0hcMfG https://t.co/n0jGNrHnCC
  35. Seychelles home to new species of caecilian, a legless amphibian: https://t.co/Wio46JJyqW https://t.co/WiDbXAJ34B
  36. Farming and forest loss: study exposes malaria’s best friends: https://t.co/SoNi3ODd73 https://t.co/a46IQ5ArIv
  37. First vaquita ‘rescued’ in bid to save the porpoise from extinction: https://t.co/uif0GgBZbZ https://t.co/uTQFfKI3wS
  38. Study maps out reptiles’ ranges, completing the ‘atlas of life’: https://t.co/6vNexq0UQ5 https://t.co/zpfLHkXtfN
  39. Birdwatching poised to take flight in Colombia, study reveals: https://t.co/wJE7qieLcq https://t.co/0v06MYDkz2
  40. Rhino poacher sentenced to 18 years in prison: https://t.co/L1NfsM0oct https://t.co/fNjkT805cb
  41. [3 years ago] Scientists find temperate bat in the hot tropics of the Western Ghats (photos): https://t.co/unvi0QJxUD https://t.co/SWfWWzqjMb
  42. Trump budget undercuts U.S. commitment to global wildlife conservation: https://t.co/XS7iUnhwUC https://t.co/B8Xl55x8ex
  43. [2 years ago] The indigenous community whose forest is their supermarket: https://t.co/jWTk2OSrvm https://t.co/R2LmmN4eLf
  44. Suite of free, open-source tools to help even non-experts monitor large-scale land use change ~ https://t.co/4uKKWuF17b https://t.co/q5hW8LxmFI
  45. Mexico takes ‘unprecedented’ action to save vaquita: https://t.co/kGW5nm0XAm https://t.co/PCNpCJA95S
  46. [2 years ago] Study finds local people do forest monitoring as well as scientists: https://t.co/8H3jR2vomL https://t.co/tomLv1cfy1
  47. Second Irrawaddy dolphin death in Borneo linked to fishing nets: https://t.co/TNRQIL52i5 https://t.co/7AEssPiyAF
  48. Palm oil mounts ‘new offensive’ in Colombia while workers decry labor conditions ~ https://t.co/q7Acp04cEw https://t.co/6AtCVzIMYe
  49. Economic headwinds buffet once-resilient Sumatran forest-farms: https://t.co/Fs7ykI4Hin https://t.co/1BT2QhGq1z
  50. Cheetahs return to Malawi after decades: https://t.co/QDcJbC3wGe https://t.co/KZDJJfGRYo
  51. Fighting rhino poaching in India, CSI-style: https://t.co/7E9MoSNbgW https://t.co/fkv65JfAvZ

Third party Facebook posts (Comments/Shares/Likes)

  1. RelayHero: Story of a rhino called Hope: http://heroviral.com/hope-rhino

    A rhino called hope


    (600/828/2203) 3631

  2. Years of Living Dangerously: Record Amazon fires are stunning scientists; showing sign of sick, degraded forests. Video from Mongabay.com. Read More: …

    Record Amazon fires stun scientists; sign of sick, degraded forests


    (28/469/755) 1252

  3. AFP News Agency: Veterinarians in South Africa save a rhino called Hope after it was caught by poachers who cut its horns off and left it to die http://u.afp.com/Za5M

    A rhino called hope


    (30/158/732) 920

  4. Tom Crutchfield: VERY COOL STUFF

    Myanmar caves yield up 19 new gecko species


    (7/163/428) 598

  5. Last Chance for Animals (LCA): A rhino poacher was just sentenced to 18 years in prison. It’s important to send a message to…

    Rhino poacher sentenced to 18 years in prison


    (35/52/413) 500

  6. The Organic & Non-GMO Report: …fast food chain is linked to deforestation in the Amazon River region of Brazil?

    Amazon deforestation linked to McDonald’s and British retail giants


    (8/140/232) 380

  7. Elephants Without Borders: Trump’s proposed 2018 budget would make extensive cuts to already underfunded programs to…

    Trump budget undercuts U.S. commitment to global wildlife conservation


    (21/73/259) 353

  8. The Wilderness Society: …over the world—from the American West to the Amazon rainforest and African savanna.

    One man’s quest to save the world’s wildest places: Hansjörg Wyss


    (3/43/251) 297

  9. Survival International: …to stop members of the Munduruku tribe from protesting against the destruction of sacred sites:

    Munduruku standoff against Amazon dam builders potentially explosive


    (8/80/202) 290

  10. Michael Pollan: Agroforestry: An increasingly popular solution for a hot, hungry world https://t.co/RE9hpafjJL

    Agroforestry: An increasingly popular solution for a hot, hungry world


    (6/43/189) 238

  11. Estonia: …be proud of: although Estonia’s Ministry of Environment claims that Estonia’s forests…

    Estonia’s trees: Valued resource or squandered second chance?


    (17/27/168) 212

  12. United Nations Decade on Biodiversity: …Colombia’s minister of the environment and sustainable development, tells how that…

    Colombia, an example to world, balances conservation and development


    (3/34/132) 169

  13. Amazon Watch: …peasant farmers and traditional fishermen — has been invaded and threatened by angry wildcat miners.”

    Amazon community on Tapajós River invaded by wildcat miners


    (2/41/97) 140

  14. EcoWatch: …No one has ever captured and cared for a vaquita porpoise, even for a brief period of time.”

    First vaquita ‘rescued’ in bid to save the porpoise from extinction


    (2/26/109) 137

  15. Global Initiatives: Will this initiative help India unlock the blue economy? http://bit.ly/2yDQ3Bd

    Seafood calendar promotes sustainable, seasonal eating in India


    (0/0/136) 136

  16. CECIL the LION: YES!!!!! 18 years finally a Poacher is charged with a substantial sentence as were the other 2 as…

    Rhino poacher sentenced to 18 years in prison


    (13/15/99) 127

  17. Steve Palmer: …I Love Indonesia and so wish the best for all it’s people. The 1% here and their facilitators…

    Indonesia for Sale: in-depth series on corruption, palm oil and rainforests launches


    (12/34/80) 126

  18. Chris Newman: Still so much to be discovered….

    Myanmar caves yield up 19 new gecko species


    (7/25/87) 119

  19. Niels Poul Dreyer: Endgame: For mig, Amazonas og Planeten. (måske mit sidste opslag??) Jeg har i hele mit liv fulgt…

    Record Amazon fires stun scientists; sign of sick, degraded forests


    (31/31/42) 104

  20. Eric C. Anderson: Munduruku standoff against Amazon dam builders potentially explosive by Sue Branford with Fernanda Moreira and Maurício Torres in…

    Munduruku standoff against Amazon dam builders potentially explosive


    (8/43/32) 83

  21. Coconuts: Does Bali really even need more hotel rooms?

    Trump’s global resorts put profit first, environment last, critics say


    (13/0/62) 75

  22. Save Our Wild Salmon: …to get to their goals.” If we care about wild salmon, we must speak up for them. Call your…

    As Northwest salmon economy teeters on brink, Trump gives it a push


    (0/15/52) 67

  23. Kevin Hester: Last week Wolfgang Werminghausen and I discussed in his latest episode of “Faster than Expected”…

    ‘Decimated’: Germany’s birds disappear as insect abundance plummets 76%


    (11/18/36) 65

  24. Heike Henderson Altenstein: President Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 budget would make extensive cuts to already…

    Trump budget undercuts U.S. commitment to global wildlife conservation


    (10/18/34) 62

  25. Ivan Noke: “Our results demonstrate that recently reported declines in several taxa such as butterflies, wild…

    ‘Decimated’: Germany’s birds disappear as insect abundance plummets 76%


    (0/28/30) 58

  26. Jack Kinross: And for those who have been following this, and remember, the Javan leopard is critically endangered itself… Via @WildTigerNews…

    Photo of ‘resurrected’ extinct Indonesian tiger is actually leopard, scientists say


    (2/3/52) 57

  27. Environmental Investigation Agency: The palm oil fiefdom A politician in Borneo turned his district into a sea of oil palm. Did it benefit the people who elected him or the members of his…

    The palm oil fiefdom


    (5/7/45) 57

  28. Michelle Read: “While declines in bees and butterflies have been fairly well documented in many regions around…

    ‘Decimated’: Germany’s birds disappear as insect abundance plummets 76%


    (10/30/17) 57

  29. Palm Oil Investigations: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/bats-key-pollinators-for-durian-production-new-study-says/

    Bats key pollinators for durian production, camera traps confirm


    (0/2/52) 54

  30. Yider Hsu: 新發現的無足目,可能是目前體型最小的。是第七種在塞席爾發現的無足目。

    Seychelles home to new species of caecilian, a legless amphibian


    (0/0/50) 50

  31. Panthera Brasil: Life and death and the jaguars of the mind! By Mike Shanahan …

    Life and death and the jaguars of the mind (commentary)


    (2/4/44) 50

  32. Gabriella Marins: AGROFLORESTA = SOLUÇÃO PARA UM PLANETA QUE ESTÁ FERVENDO E MORRENDO DE FOME !

    Agroforestry: An increasingly popular solution for a hot, hungry world


    (0/5/44) 49

  33. Eric C. Anderson: BRAZIL’S COUP-PRESIDENT PROTECTS AGRO-BUSINESS FROM PROSECUTION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL…

    Temer offers amnesty, erasing up to $2.1 billion in environmental crime fines


    (3/19/26) 48

  34. Marc Dekens: …People unknown to ecosystem values are burning the Amazon. Do we have people on the ground there?

    Record Amazon fires stun scientists; sign of sick, degraded forests


    (0/14/30) 44

  35. Frontier Myanmar: “The cumulative amount paid in bribes per annum is staggering.”

    Burning down the house: Myanmar’s destructive charcoal trade


    (0/4/35) 39

  36. Rangkong Indonesia:

    Helmeted hornbill, on verge of extinction, finds respite in new zone outside of known range


    (4/2/31) 37

  37. Terry Pickford: “Rhino poacher sentenced to 18 years in prison.Here in UK, if someone is prosecuted for killing a hen harrier or peregrine, the courts are…”

    Rhino poacher sentenced to 18 years in prison


    (5/3/28) 36

  38. Stefan Avramov: Мексико ще спасява вакитата, а у нас Министър Димов ще закрива Натурата… Всичко,…

    Mexico takes ‘unprecedented’ action to save vaquita


    (4/0/31) 35

  39. Kyi Shun: ကသာနယ္ဘက္မွာ မီးေသြးဖုတ္လုပ္ငန္းေတြကေန တ႐ုတ္ျပည္ဘက္ မီးေသြးတင္ပုိ႔ၾကရာက…

    Burning down the house: Myanmar’s destructive charcoal trade


    (0/3/29) 32

  40. Ted Oakes: What does Luke Skywalker and a spectacular new Gibbon species have in common? Ask Carolyn Thompson …

    Saving the ‘Star Wars gibbon’: Q&A with primatologist Carolyn Thompson


    (3/0/29) 32

  41. Rainforest Journeys: Speaking as a dedicated carnivore, I have to pay more attention to my meat consumption. …

    Eat less meat, save species and ecosystems, says WWF UK


    (2/5/24) 31

  42. Eric C. Anderson: Amazon community on Tapajós River invaded by wildcat miners The Brazilian community of Montanha-Mangabal made up of beiradeiros —riverside peasant…

    Amazon community on Tapajós River invaded by wildcat miners


    (0/12/19) 31

  43. Ignace Schops: We need a system change in agriculture, in everything! Ecoystems are collapsing rapidly. There is…

    ‘Decimated’: Germany’s birds disappear as insect abundance plummets 76%


    (2/0/28) 30

  44. Richard Zimmerman: corruption….

    Leading US plywood firm linked to alleged destruction, rights violations in Malaysia


    (3/2/25) 30

  45. EG Hoffner: New at Mongabay.com today about the NW salmon situation: “As Northwest salmon eco…

    As Northwest salmon economy teeters on brink, Trump gives it a push


    (2/14/13) 29

  46. Michael Lo: …not telling the location or else all these rare Helmeted hornbills will be gone.

    Helmeted hornbill, on verge of extinction, finds respite in new zone outside of known range


    (0/0/27) 27

  47. Van Wangye: Recent news: Helmeted Hornbill is facing extinction. Hunted as a replacement for rhino horn or…

    Helmeted hornbill, on verge of extinction, finds respite in new zone outside of known range


    (0/0/27) 27

  48. Aung Shin: စိတ္မေကာင္းစရာ မီးေသြးဇာတ္လမ္း။ ကခ်င္ဘက္မွာမွ မဟုတ္ပါဘူး။ စစ္ကုိင္း၊ မႏၱေလး၊…

    Burning down the house: Myanmar’s destructive charcoal trade


    (0/0/26) 26

  49. The Borneo Project: Check out Indonesia for Sale, a series on the #corruption behind #Indonesia’s…

    The palm oil fiefdom


    (2/2/22) 26

  50. Robert S. Mulvihill: “Under Trump’s budget plan, the USFWS’s International Species program — focusing on African and…

    Trump budget undercuts U.S. commitment to global wildlife conservation


    (3/2/21) 26

Facebook page – total reach

  1. 344413 Several wildcats that trudge through the tropical forests of South and Southeast Asia still remain a mystery. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/study-reveals-first-ever-population-estimates-of-the-mysterious-marbled-cat-from-continental-asia/
  2. 282886 Wild cats around the world face a long list of challenges as their habitat is degraded, their food supply diminished, and the cats are hunted for their body parts and meat. 🐈🐯🐅🐆https://news.mongabay.com/2017/09/the-worlds-5-most-endangered-wild-cats/
  3. 272773 Train the detection dog is hard at work sniffing around for science ~ https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2017/10/dogs-dung-and-dna-mapping-multi-species-corridors-to-conserve-threatened-carnivores/
  4. 266857 Scientists have discovered 19 new species of strikingly patterned geckos within a small area of 56 miles by 31 miles in Myanmar. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/myanmar-caves-yield-up-19-new-gecko-species/
  5. 252967 Aaron Gekoski just won the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award in the wildlife photojournalist category with this picture, “Palm Oil Survivors.” Here’s our recent conversation with him: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/04/documenting-the-fight-to-save-borneos-animals/
  6. 225874 [1 year ago] A study pulling together information on threatened land mammals found that hunting for meat and medicine is driving 301 toward extinction. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/10/hunted-to-the-brink-mammals-in-crisis/
  7. 206844 Look closely… https://news.mongabay.com/2017/09/stalking-snow-leopards-qa-with-the-director-of-ghost-of-the-mountains/
  8. 201423 The new species is the seventh caecilian species found in the Seychelles, where the amphibians have been evolving for 64 million years. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/seychelles-home-to-new-species-of-caecilian-a-legless-amphibian/
  9. 193646 [1 year ago] In an 8-year study covering a 500-kilometer stretch of a tributary to the Amazon, a team of scientists from Brazil and England found that the often-overfished arapaima came back in community-managed lakes. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/10/lakes-in-community-hands-spur-gains-for-people-and-fish/
  10. 182415 In India, where seasonal fisheries restrictions are commonly flouted and people typically buy fresh seafood from local markets, conservationists say a change toward seasonal eating could help improve the health of marine ecosystems. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/seafood-calendar-promotes-sustainable-seasonal-eating-in-india/
  11. 160958 In post-Suharto Indonesia, local politicians enriched themselves at the expense of local people and forests via one of the greatest explosions of industrial agriculture the world has ever seen, our new investigation w/ The Gecko Project ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/the-palm-oil-fiefdom/
  12. 160838 It’s #WorldOkapiDay ~ found only in the Ituri rainforest of northeastern DRC, the okapi is a fully protected species under Congolese law. Unfortunately, the future of this striking mammal is severely threatened. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/30-years-of-protecting-the-mysterious-okapi/
  13. 154178 The spread of this toad could have devastating consequences for the world’s largest lizard, the Komodo dragon ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/island-hopping-toxic-toad-threatens-iconic-komodo-dragon/
  14. 152879 Indonesia for Sale is a new series co-produced with The Gecko Project, an investigative reporting initiative dedicated to exposing the corruption driving land grabs and the destruction of rainforests. Read the introduction to this series launching this week here: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/indonesia-for-sale-in-depth-series-on-corruption-palm-oil-and-rainforests-starts-tomorrow/
  15. 136389 [3 years ago] Deadly nature of slow loris bite–even without teeth–should turn people off from keeping these primates as pets. https://news.mongabay.com/2014/10/when-cute-turns-deadly-the-story-of-a-wildlife-biologist-who-was-bit-by-a-venomous-slow-loris-and-lived-to-tell-the-tale/
  16. 127269 [1 year ago] The Mekong River is the lifeblood of mainland Southeast Asia. It flows through six countries and affects the lives of some 60 million people. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/10/vietnam-sweats-bullets-as-china-laos-dam-the-mekong/
  17. 127098 Our latest investigation reveals that charcoal from Myanmar’s forests is used to manufacture a wide range of Chinese products, from solar panels to silicon chips for phones, all via illegal cross border trade ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/burning-down-the-house-myanmars-destructive-charcoal-trade/
  18. 112523 [2 years ago] Widespread poaching driven by organized trafficking networks threatens elephants, rhinos, apes and other endangered African wildlife. https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2015/10/hidden-cameras-prosecutions-and-passion-confronting-the-corruption-at-the-heart-of-africas-illegal-wildlife-trade/
  19. 111030 Mongabay interviewed young conservationists about their experiences launching their careers. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/08/a-rich-persons-profession-young-conservationists-struggle-to-make-it/
  20. 106825 Just as everyone expected, but it was an exciting idea ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/photo-of-resurrected-extinct-indonesian-tiger-is-actually-leopard-scientists-say/
  21. 100691 Hear rhino snorts and sniff-huffs on the most recent Mongabay podcast, and learn what these sounds mean ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/audio-taking-a-closer-look-at-the-evidence-for-conservation-effectiveness/
  22. 99710 [3 years ago] The Western Ghats is one of the world’s eight richest biodiversity hotspots. This great ecosystem is home to over 139 mammal species, nearly 50 of which are bats. https://news.mongabay.com/2014/10/scientists-find-temperate-bat-in-the-hot-tropics-of-the-western-ghats-photos/
  23. 98066 A 61-year-old farmer has been jailed since September 27 for asking to see a mining company’s permits to operate near his village ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/another-madagascar-environmental-activist-imprisoned/
  24. 95087 [2 years ago] Vampire squirrels? Not a Halloween tale, here’s a squirrel that’s said to kill a deer by dropping down on it and tearing out its jugular vein ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2015/09/first-ever-video-of-squirrel-rumored-to-kill-and-eat-deer/
  25. 90148 “The decline in the elephant population fueled by poaching for ivory shames our generation,” UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove said in a statement ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/ivory-is-out-in-the-u-k-as-govt-moves-to-shutter-legal-trade/

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  2. 51776 Our latest investigation reveals that charcoal from Myanmar’s forests is used to manufacture a wide range of Chinese products, from solar panels to silicon chips for phones, all via illegal cross border trade ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/burning-down-the-house-myanmars-destructive-charcoal-trade/ (Video)
  3. 31779 Malagasy authorities have held Raleva, a 61-year-old farmer, in custody since September 27 after he asked to see a mining company’s permits to operate near his village. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/another-madagascar-environmental-activist-imprisoned/ (Video)
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  8. 6538 Beef has a climate problem! Mongabay’s latest on this issue ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/unfair-trade-us-beef-has-a-climate-problem/ video h/t Years of Living Dangerously #YEARSproject (Video)
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  1. 22010 Wild cats around the world face a long list of challenges as their habitat is degraded, their food supply diminished, and the cats are hunted for their body parts and meat. 🐈🐯🐅🐆https://news.mongabay.com/2017/09/the-worlds-5-most-endangered-wild-cats/
  2. 21207 Train the detection dog is hard at work sniffing around for science ~ https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2017/10/dogs-dung-and-dna-mapping-multi-species-corridors-to-conserve-threatened-carnivores/
  3. 18301 [1 year ago] A study pulling together information on threatened land mammals found that hunting for meat and medicine is driving 301 toward extinction. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/10/hunted-to-the-brink-mammals-in-crisis/
  4. 17693 Several wildcats that trudge through the tropical forests of South and Southeast Asia still remain a mystery. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/study-reveals-first-ever-population-estimates-of-the-mysterious-marbled-cat-from-continental-asia/
  5. 17096 Look closely… https://news.mongabay.com/2017/09/stalking-snow-leopards-qa-with-the-director-of-ghost-of-the-mountains/
  6. 12490 [1 year ago] In an 8-year study covering a 500-kilometer stretch of a tributary to the Amazon, a team of scientists from Brazil and England found that the often-overfished arapaima came back in community-managed lakes. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/10/lakes-in-community-hands-spur-gains-for-people-and-fish/
  7. 12480 Aaron Gekoski just won the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award in the wildlife photojournalist category with this picture, “Palm Oil Survivors.” Here’s our recent conversation with him: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/04/documenting-the-fight-to-save-borneos-animals/
  8. 11537 The new species is the seventh caecilian species found in the Seychelles, where the amphibians have been evolving for 64 million years. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/seychelles-home-to-new-species-of-caecilian-a-legless-amphibian/
  9. 8431 [3 years ago] Deadly nature of slow loris bite–even without teeth–should turn people off from keeping these primates as pets. https://news.mongabay.com/2014/10/when-cute-turns-deadly-the-story-of-a-wildlife-biologist-who-was-bit-by-a-venomous-slow-loris-and-lived-to-tell-the-tale/
  10. 7489 It’s #WorldOkapiDay ~ found only in the Ituri rainforest of northeastern DRC, the okapi is a fully protected species under Congolese law. Unfortunately, the future of this striking mammal is severely threatened. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/30-years-of-protecting-the-mysterious-okapi/
  11. 6891 In India, where seasonal fisheries restrictions are commonly flouted and people typically buy fresh seafood from local markets, conservationists say a change toward seasonal eating could help improve the health of marine ecosystems. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/seafood-calendar-promotes-sustainable-seasonal-eating-in-india/
  12. 6711 [2 years ago] Widespread poaching driven by organized trafficking networks threatens elephants, rhinos, apes and other endangered African wildlife. https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2015/10/hidden-cameras-prosecutions-and-passion-confronting-the-corruption-at-the-heart-of-africas-illegal-wildlife-trade/
  13. 6980 [1 year ago] The Mekong River is the lifeblood of mainland Southeast Asia. It flows through six countries and affects the lives of some 60 million people. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/10/vietnam-sweats-bullets-as-china-laos-dam-the-mekong/
  14. 7393 Scientists have discovered 19 new species of strikingly patterned geckos within a small area of 56 miles by 31 miles in Myanmar. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/myanmar-caves-yield-up-19-new-gecko-species/
  15. 6163 Hear rhino snorts and sniff-huffs on the most recent Mongabay podcast, and learn what these sounds mean ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/audio-taking-a-closer-look-at-the-evidence-for-conservation-effectiveness/
  16. 6035 Mongabay interviewed young conservationists about their experiences launching their careers. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/08/a-rich-persons-profession-young-conservationists-struggle-to-make-it/
  17. 5924 The spread of this toad could have devastating consequences for the world’s largest lizard, the Komodo dragon ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/island-hopping-toxic-toad-threatens-iconic-komodo-dragon/
  18. 5703 Just as everyone expected, but it was an exciting idea ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/photo-of-resurrected-extinct-indonesian-tiger-is-actually-leopard-scientists-say/
  19. 4509 “The decline in the elephant population fueled by poaching for ivory shames our generation,” UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove said in a statement ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/ivory-is-out-in-the-u-k-as-govt-moves-to-shutter-legal-trade/
  20. 4493 In post-Suharto Indonesia, local politicians enriched themselves at the expense of local people and forests via one of the greatest explosions of industrial agriculture the world has ever seen, our new investigation w/ The Gecko Project ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/the-palm-oil-fiefdom/
  21. 3936 Cute creature ID’d in the Eastern Himalayas in Sikkim, India ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2016/10/new-species-of-rabbit-like-pika-discovered-in-indian-himalayas/
  22. 3959 The Nilgiris, also known as the “Blue mountains,” in southern India are an extraordinary mountain range that form one of the most diverse biospheres in the country, the Nilgiri Biosphere. https://news.mongabay.com/2013/10/photo-essay-notes-from-indias-kabini-river/
  23. 3644 [2 years ago] Vampire squirrels? Not a Halloween tale, here’s a squirrel that’s said to kill a deer by dropping down on it and tearing out its jugular vein ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2015/09/first-ever-video-of-squirrel-rumored-to-kill-and-eat-deer/
  24. 3482 [3 years ago] The Western Ghats is one of the world’s eight richest biodiversity hotspots. This great ecosystem is home to over 139 mammal species, nearly 50 of which are bats. https://news.mongabay.com/2014/10/scientists-find-temperate-bat-in-the-hot-tropics-of-the-western-ghats-photos/
  25. 3360 “The reintroduction of the cheetah is historic for the country and a new era for the park, where the return of large predators holds great optimism for the restoration of the natural system and the conservation of this highly vulnerable species.” 🐆🐆https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/cheetahs-return-to-malawi-after-decades/

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  1. 20798 Wild cats around the world face a long list of challenges as their habitat is degraded, their food supply diminished, and the cats are hunted for their body parts and meat. 🐈🐯🐅🐆https://news.mongabay.com/2017/09/the-worlds-5-most-endangered-wild-cats/
  2. 20048 Train the detection dog is hard at work sniffing around for science ~ https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2017/10/dogs-dung-and-dna-mapping-multi-species-corridors-to-conserve-threatened-carnivores/
  3. 17554 [1 year ago] A study pulling together information on threatened land mammals found that hunting for meat and medicine is driving 301 toward extinction. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/10/hunted-to-the-brink-mammals-in-crisis/
  4. 16329 Several wildcats that trudge through the tropical forests of South and Southeast Asia still remain a mystery. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/study-reveals-first-ever-population-estimates-of-the-mysterious-marbled-cat-from-continental-asia/
  5. 16268 Look closely… https://news.mongabay.com/2017/09/stalking-snow-leopards-qa-with-the-director-of-ghost-of-the-mountains/
  6. 11812 [1 year ago] In an 8-year study covering a 500-kilometer stretch of a tributary to the Amazon, a team of scientists from Brazil and England found that the often-overfished arapaima came back in community-managed lakes. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/10/lakes-in-community-hands-spur-gains-for-people-and-fish/
  7. 11538 Aaron Gekoski just won the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award in the wildlife photojournalist category with this picture, “Palm Oil Survivors.” Here’s our recent conversation with him: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/04/documenting-the-fight-to-save-borneos-animals/
  8. 10523 The new species is the seventh caecilian species found in the Seychelles, where the amphibians have been evolving for 64 million years. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/seychelles-home-to-new-species-of-caecilian-a-legless-amphibian/
  9. 7968 [3 years ago] Deadly nature of slow loris bite–even without teeth–should turn people off from keeping these primates as pets. https://news.mongabay.com/2014/10/when-cute-turns-deadly-the-story-of-a-wildlife-biologist-who-was-bit-by-a-venomous-slow-loris-and-lived-to-tell-the-tale/
  10. 6725 It’s #WorldOkapiDay ~ found only in the Ituri rainforest of northeastern DRC, the okapi is a fully protected species under Congolese law. Unfortunately, the future of this striking mammal is severely threatened. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/30-years-of-protecting-the-mysterious-okapi/
  11. 6463 In India, where seasonal fisheries restrictions are commonly flouted and people typically buy fresh seafood from local markets, conservationists say a change toward seasonal eating could help improve the health of marine ecosystems. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/seafood-calendar-promotes-sustainable-seasonal-eating-in-india/
  12. 6375 [2 years ago] Widespread poaching driven by organized trafficking networks threatens elephants, rhinos, apes and other endangered African wildlife. https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2015/10/hidden-cameras-prosecutions-and-passion-confronting-the-corruption-at-the-heart-of-africas-illegal-wildlife-trade/
  13. 6180 [1 year ago] The Mekong River is the lifeblood of mainland Southeast Asia. It flows through six countries and affects the lives of some 60 million people. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/10/vietnam-sweats-bullets-as-china-laos-dam-the-mekong/
  14. 5894 Scientists have discovered 19 new species of strikingly patterned geckos within a small area of 56 miles by 31 miles in Myanmar. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/myanmar-caves-yield-up-19-new-gecko-species/
  15. 5808 Hear rhino snorts and sniff-huffs on the most recent Mongabay podcast, and learn what these sounds mean ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/audio-taking-a-closer-look-at-the-evidence-for-conservation-effectiveness/
  16. 5319 Mongabay interviewed young conservationists about their experiences launching their careers. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/08/a-rich-persons-profession-young-conservationists-struggle-to-make-it/
  17. 5284 The spread of this toad could have devastating consequences for the world’s largest lizard, the Komodo dragon ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/island-hopping-toxic-toad-threatens-iconic-komodo-dragon/
  18. 5280 Just as everyone expected, but it was an exciting idea ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/photo-of-resurrected-extinct-indonesian-tiger-is-actually-leopard-scientists-say/
  19. 4105 “The decline in the elephant population fueled by poaching for ivory shames our generation,” UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove said in a statement ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/ivory-is-out-in-the-u-k-as-govt-moves-to-shutter-legal-trade/
  20. 3783 In post-Suharto Indonesia, local politicians enriched themselves at the expense of local people and forests via one of the greatest explosions of industrial agriculture the world has ever seen, our new investigation w/ The Gecko Project ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/the-palm-oil-fiefdom/
  21. 3630 Cute creature ID’d in the Eastern Himalayas in Sikkim, India ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2016/10/new-species-of-rabbit-like-pika-discovered-in-indian-himalayas/
  22. 3630 The Nilgiris, also known as the “Blue mountains,” in southern India are an extraordinary mountain range that form one of the most diverse biospheres in the country, the Nilgiri Biosphere. https://news.mongabay.com/2013/10/photo-essay-notes-from-indias-kabini-river/
  23. 3402 [2 years ago] Vampire squirrels? Not a Halloween tale, here’s a squirrel that’s said to kill a deer by dropping down on it and tearing out its jugular vein ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2015/09/first-ever-video-of-squirrel-rumored-to-kill-and-eat-deer/
  24. 3264 [3 years ago] The Western Ghats is one of the world’s eight richest biodiversity hotspots. This great ecosystem is home to over 139 mammal species, nearly 50 of which are bats. https://news.mongabay.com/2014/10/scientists-find-temperate-bat-in-the-hot-tropics-of-the-western-ghats-photos/
  25. 2904 “The reintroduction of the cheetah is historic for the country and a new era for the park, where the return of large predators holds great optimism for the restoration of the natural system and the conservation of this highly vulnerable species.” 🐆🐆https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/cheetahs-return-to-malawi-after-decades/

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  1. 106 Scientists have discovered 19 new species of strikingly patterned geckos within a small area of 56 miles by 31 miles in Myanmar. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/myanmar-caves-yield-up-19-new-gecko-species/
  2. 62 In post-Suharto Indonesia, local politicians enriched themselves at the expense of local people and forests via one of the greatest explosions of industrial agriculture the world has ever seen, our new investigation w/ The Gecko Project ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/the-palm-oil-fiefdom/
  3. 59 [3 years ago] Deadly nature of slow loris bite–even without teeth–should turn people off from keeping these primates as pets. https://news.mongabay.com/2014/10/when-cute-turns-deadly-the-story-of-a-wildlife-biologist-who-was-bit-by-a-venomous-slow-loris-and-lived-to-tell-the-tale/
  4. 56 The spread of this toad could have devastating consequences for the world’s largest lizard, the Komodo dragon ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/island-hopping-toxic-toad-threatens-iconic-komodo-dragon/
  5. 54 Indonesia for Sale is a new series co-produced with The Gecko Project, an investigative reporting initiative dedicated to exposing the corruption driving land grabs and the destruction of rainforests. Read the introduction to this series launching this week here: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/indonesia-for-sale-in-depth-series-on-corruption-palm-oil-and-rainforests-starts-tomorrow/
  6. 51 [1 year ago] The Mekong River is the lifeblood of mainland Southeast Asia. It flows through six countries and affects the lives of some 60 million people. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/10/vietnam-sweats-bullets-as-china-laos-dam-the-mekong/
  7. 37 Report of a 76% reduction in Germany’s flying insects coincides w/ another that birds there have declined 15% in a decade. These things are related: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/decimated-germanys-birds-disappear-as-insect-abundance-plummets-76/
  8. 29 A recent survey has found a high concentration of near-extinct helmeted hornbills in a conservation area in western Borneo. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/helmeted-hornbill-extinct-conservation-area-borneo/
  9. 27 [2 years ago] Vampire squirrels? Not a Halloween tale, here’s a squirrel that’s said to kill a deer by dropping down on it and tearing out its jugular vein ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2015/09/first-ever-video-of-squirrel-rumored-to-kill-and-eat-deer/
  10. 26 Hunters have targeted Grauer’s gorillas to feed miners and militias: in just two decades, these great apes have declined by 77 percent. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/as-grauers-gorillas-cling-to-survival-new-population-found/
  11. 25 Several wildcats that trudge through the tropical forests of South and Southeast Asia still remain a mystery. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/study-reveals-first-ever-population-estimates-of-the-mysterious-marbled-cat-from-continental-asia/
  12. 24 Aaron Gekoski just won the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award in the wildlife photojournalist category with this picture, “Palm Oil Survivors.” Here’s our recent conversation with him: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/04/documenting-the-fight-to-save-borneos-animals/
  13. 23 The new species is the seventh caecilian species found in the Seychelles, where the amphibians have been evolving for 64 million years. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/seychelles-home-to-new-species-of-caecilian-a-legless-amphibian/
  14. 23 A 61-year-old farmer has been jailed since September 27 for asking to see a mining company’s permits to operate near his village ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/another-madagascar-environmental-activist-imprisoned/
  15. 23 [2 years ago] Indonesia’s Sulawesi is home to the maleo, a bird with highly unusual reproductive behaviors, and threatened for decades with extinction. https://news.mongabay.com/2015/10/the-maleo-a-success-story-for-indonesias-strange-pit-digging-bird/
  16. 23 Harapan, a Sumatran rhino (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) born in captivity in the United States, has now been living for almost two years at the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary (SRS) in Indonesia’s Way Kambas National Park. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/a-rhino-called-hope/
  17. 22 Look closely… https://news.mongabay.com/2017/09/stalking-snow-leopards-qa-with-the-director-of-ghost-of-the-mountains/
  18. 20 Steer our environmental journalism to cover your favorite topics! To learn more visit: https://impactfund.mongabay.org
  19. 20 It’s #WorldOkapiDay ~ found only in the Ituri rainforest of northeastern DRC, the okapi is a fully protected species under Congolese law. Unfortunately, the future of this striking mammal is severely threatened. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/30-years-of-protecting-the-mysterious-okapi/
  20. 20 Cute creature ID’d in the Eastern Himalayas in Sikkim, India ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2016/10/new-species-of-rabbit-like-pika-discovered-in-indian-himalayas/
  21. 19 “The reintroduction of the cheetah is historic for the country and a new era for the park, where the return of large predators holds great optimism for the restoration of the natural system and the conservation of this highly vulnerable species.” 🐆🐆https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/cheetahs-return-to-malawi-after-decades/
  22. 19 First-ever population estimate of the mysterious marbled cat from continental Asia revealed ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/study-reveals-first-ever-population-estimates-of-the-mysterious-marbled-cat-from-continental-asia/
  23. 19 Our latest investigation reveals that charcoal from Myanmar’s forests is used to manufacture a wide range of Chinese products, from solar panels to silicon chips for phones, all via illegal cross border trade ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/burning-down-the-house-myanmars-destructive-charcoal-trade/
  24. 19 Colombia, under the leadership of President Juan Santos, has more than doubled its nationally conserved area — from 50.2 million hectares in 2010 to 109.6 million hectares today — an extraordinary achievement for a developing country. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/columbia-an-example-to-world-balances-conservation-and-development/
  25. 19 Discover the political interests behind the destruction of orangutan habitat in 90 seconds. Then visit https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/the-palm-oil-fiefdom/ to find out more.

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  1. 3624 Several wildcats that trudge through the tropical forests of South and Southeast Asia still remain a mystery. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/study-reveals-first-ever-population-estimates-of-the-mysterious-marbled-cat-from-continental-asia/
  2. 3360 Scientists have discovered 19 new species of strikingly patterned geckos within a small area of 56 miles by 31 miles in Myanmar. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/myanmar-caves-yield-up-19-new-gecko-species/
  3. 2107 Aaron Gekoski just won the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award in the wildlife photojournalist category with this picture, “Palm Oil Survivors.” Here’s our recent conversation with him: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/04/documenting-the-fight-to-save-borneos-animals/
  4. 1812 Wild cats around the world face a long list of challenges as their habitat is degraded, their food supply diminished, and the cats are hunted for their body parts and meat. 🐈🐯🐅🐆https://news.mongabay.com/2017/09/the-worlds-5-most-endangered-wild-cats/
  5. 1736 The new species is the seventh caecilian species found in the Seychelles, where the amphibians have been evolving for 64 million years. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/seychelles-home-to-new-species-of-caecilian-a-legless-amphibian/
  6. 1616 Train the detection dog is hard at work sniffing around for science ~ https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2017/10/dogs-dung-and-dna-mapping-multi-species-corridors-to-conserve-threatened-carnivores/
  7. 1510 [1 year ago] The Mekong River is the lifeblood of mainland Southeast Asia. It flows through six countries and affects the lives of some 60 million people. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/10/vietnam-sweats-bullets-as-china-laos-dam-the-mekong/
  8. 1478 A new study identifies 67 communities with high potential for developing birdwatching ecotourism in Colombia. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/birdwatching-poised-to-take-flight-in-colombia-study-reveals/
  9. 1408 A recent survey has found a high concentration of near-extinct helmeted hornbills in a conservation area in western Borneo. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/helmeted-hornbill-extinct-conservation-area-borneo/
  10. 1254 [1 year ago] In an 8-year study covering a 500-kilometer stretch of a tributary to the Amazon, a team of scientists from Brazil and England found that the often-overfished arapaima came back in community-managed lakes. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/10/lakes-in-community-hands-spur-gains-for-people-and-fish/
  11. 1243 In post-Suharto Indonesia, local politicians enriched themselves at the expense of local people and forests via one of the greatest explosions of industrial agriculture the world has ever seen, our new investigation w/ The Gecko Project ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/the-palm-oil-fiefdom/
  12. 1236 The spread of this toad could have devastating consequences for the world’s largest lizard, the Komodo dragon ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/island-hopping-toxic-toad-threatens-iconic-komodo-dragon/
  13. 1231 Steer our environmental journalism to cover your favorite topics! To learn more visit: https://impactfund.mongabay.org
  14. 1148 Look closely… https://news.mongabay.com/2017/09/stalking-snow-leopards-qa-with-the-director-of-ghost-of-the-mountains/
  15. 1134 [3 years ago] Deadly nature of slow loris bite–even without teeth–should turn people off from keeping these primates as pets. https://news.mongabay.com/2014/10/when-cute-turns-deadly-the-story-of-a-wildlife-biologist-who-was-bit-by-a-venomous-slow-loris-and-lived-to-tell-the-tale/
  16. 1091 “The reintroduction of the cheetah is historic for the country and a new era for the park, where the return of large predators holds great optimism for the restoration of the natural system and the conservation of this highly vulnerable species.” 🐆🐆https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/cheetahs-return-to-malawi-after-decades/
  17. 1068 It’s #WorldOkapiDay ~ found only in the Ituri rainforest of northeastern DRC, the okapi is a fully protected species under Congolese law. Unfortunately, the future of this striking mammal is severely threatened. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/30-years-of-protecting-the-mysterious-okapi/
  18. 1044 Thanks to all who have joined with us so far!
  19. 1030 A 61-year-old farmer has been jailed since September 27 for asking to see a mining company’s permits to operate near his village ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/another-madagascar-environmental-activist-imprisoned/
  20. 977 Hunters have targeted Grauer’s gorillas to feed miners and militias: in just two decades, these great apes have declined by 77 percent. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/as-grauers-gorillas-cling-to-survival-new-population-found/
  21. 860 [1 year ago] A study pulling together information on threatened land mammals found that hunting for meat and medicine is driving 301 toward extinction. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/10/hunted-to-the-brink-mammals-in-crisis/
  22. 849 First-ever population estimate of the mysterious marbled cat from continental Asia revealed ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/study-reveals-first-ever-population-estimates-of-the-mysterious-marbled-cat-from-continental-asia/
  23. 844 The government’s decision increases the proportion of the Bangladesh Sundarbans that is off-limits to people from 23 to 52 percent, although pollution from a proposed coal power plant nearby would be an ongoing risk. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/is-bangladeshs-expanded-sanctuary-a-brave-step-or-a-paper-tiger/
  24. 834 Indonesia for Sale is a new series co-produced with The Gecko Project, an investigative reporting initiative dedicated to exposing the corruption driving land grabs and the destruction of rainforests. Read the introduction to this series launching this week here: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/indonesia-for-sale-in-depth-series-on-corruption-palm-oil-and-rainforests-starts-tomorrow/
  25. 826 Cute creature ID’d in the Eastern Himalayas in Sikkim, India ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2016/10/new-species-of-rabbit-like-pika-discovered-in-indian-himalayas/

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  1. 323 Scientists have discovered 19 new species of strikingly patterned geckos within a small area of 56 miles by 31 miles in Myanmar. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/myanmar-caves-yield-up-19-new-gecko-species/
  2. 233 Indonesia for Sale is a new series co-produced with The Gecko Project, an investigative reporting initiative dedicated to exposing the corruption driving land grabs and the destruction of rainforests. Read the introduction to this series launching this week here: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/indonesia-for-sale-in-depth-series-on-corruption-palm-oil-and-rainforests-starts-tomorrow/
  3. 215 In post-Suharto Indonesia, local politicians enriched themselves at the expense of local people and forests via one of the greatest explosions of industrial agriculture the world has ever seen, our new investigation w/ The Gecko Project ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/the-palm-oil-fiefdom/
  4. 209 Several wildcats that trudge through the tropical forests of South and Southeast Asia still remain a mystery. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/study-reveals-first-ever-population-estimates-of-the-mysterious-marbled-cat-from-continental-asia/
  5. 195 [1 year ago] The Mekong River is the lifeblood of mainland Southeast Asia. It flows through six countries and affects the lives of some 60 million people. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/10/vietnam-sweats-bullets-as-china-laos-dam-the-mekong/
  6. 156 Our latest investigation reveals that charcoal from Myanmar’s forests is used to manufacture a wide range of Chinese products, from solar panels to silicon chips for phones, all via illegal cross border trade ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/burning-down-the-house-myanmars-destructive-charcoal-trade/
  7. 155 Aaron Gekoski just won the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award in the wildlife photojournalist category with this picture, “Palm Oil Survivors.” Here’s our recent conversation with him: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/04/documenting-the-fight-to-save-borneos-animals/
  8. 150 [3 years ago] Deadly nature of slow loris bite–even without teeth–should turn people off from keeping these primates as pets. https://news.mongabay.com/2014/10/when-cute-turns-deadly-the-story-of-a-wildlife-biologist-who-was-bit-by-a-venomous-slow-loris-and-lived-to-tell-the-tale/
  9. 125 A 61-year-old farmer has been jailed since September 27 for asking to see a mining company’s permits to operate near his village ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/another-madagascar-environmental-activist-imprisoned/
  10. 120 The spread of this toad could have devastating consequences for the world’s largest lizard, the Komodo dragon ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/island-hopping-toxic-toad-threatens-iconic-komodo-dragon/
  11. 120 Report of a 76% reduction in Germany’s flying insects coincides w/ another that birds there have declined 15% in a decade. These things are related: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/decimated-germanys-birds-disappear-as-insect-abundance-plummets-76/
  12. 119 Discover the political interests behind the destruction of orangutan habitat in 90 seconds. Then visit https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/the-palm-oil-fiefdom/ to find out more.
  13. 116 Wild cats around the world face a long list of challenges as their habitat is degraded, their food supply diminished, and the cats are hunted for their body parts and meat. 🐈🐯🐅🐆https://news.mongabay.com/2017/09/the-worlds-5-most-endangered-wild-cats/
  14. 109 It’s #WorldOkapiDay ~ found only in the Ituri rainforest of northeastern DRC, the okapi is a fully protected species under Congolese law. Unfortunately, the future of this striking mammal is severely threatened. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/06/30-years-of-protecting-the-mysterious-okapi/
  15. 103 A recent survey has found a high concentration of near-extinct helmeted hornbills in a conservation area in western Borneo. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/helmeted-hornbill-extinct-conservation-area-borneo/
  16. 85 [2 years ago] Vampire squirrels? Not a Halloween tale, here’s a squirrel that’s said to kill a deer by dropping down on it and tearing out its jugular vein ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2015/09/first-ever-video-of-squirrel-rumored-to-kill-and-eat-deer/
  17. 84 [1 year ago] A study pulling together information on threatened land mammals found that hunting for meat and medicine is driving 301 toward extinction. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/10/hunted-to-the-brink-mammals-in-crisis/
  18. 83 Look closely… https://news.mongabay.com/2017/09/stalking-snow-leopards-qa-with-the-director-of-ghost-of-the-mountains/
  19. 80 Train the detection dog is hard at work sniffing around for science ~ https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2017/10/dogs-dung-and-dna-mapping-multi-species-corridors-to-conserve-threatened-carnivores/
  20. 76 “The reintroduction of the cheetah is historic for the country and a new era for the park, where the return of large predators holds great optimism for the restoration of the natural system and the conservation of this highly vulnerable species.” 🐆🐆https://news.mongabay.com/2017/05/cheetahs-return-to-malawi-after-decades/
  21. 72 Beef has a climate problem! Mongabay’s latest on this issue ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/unfair-trade-us-beef-has-a-climate-problem/ video h/t Years of Living Dangerously #YEARSproject
  22. 71 Record Amazon fires are stunning scientists; showing sign of sick, degraded forests. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/record-amazon-fires-stun-scientists-sign-of-sick-degraded-forests/
  23. 66 [2 years ago] Indonesia’s Sulawesi is home to the maleo, a bird with highly unusual reproductive behaviors, and threatened for decades with extinction. https://news.mongabay.com/2015/10/the-maleo-a-success-story-for-indonesias-strange-pit-digging-bird/
  24. 65 The new species is the seventh caecilian species found in the Seychelles, where the amphibians have been evolving for 64 million years. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/seychelles-home-to-new-species-of-caecilian-a-legless-amphibian/
  25. 65 Hunters have targeted Grauer’s gorillas to feed miners and militias: in just two decades, these great apes have declined by 77 percent. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/as-grauers-gorillas-cling-to-survival-new-population-found/

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