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  1. Much deeper than we expected’: Huge peatland offers up more surprises [54717]
  2. Hunted to the brink: Mammals in crisis [46390]
  3. The Eighth Great Ape: New orangutan species discovered in Sumatra [28880]
  4. Does community-based forest management work in the tropics? [21423]
  5. Carbon sequestration role of savanna soils key to climate goals [18956]
  6. 4 sperm whales dead after mass stranding in Sumatra [17235]
  7. World’s tallest tropical tree discovered, along with nearly 50 other record-breakers [14322]
  8. Worst-case scenario: There could be only 30 wild Sumatran rhinos left [14038]
  9. Road building threatens forests, water supplies in Kuala Lumpur area [12727]
  10. The world’s 5 most Endangered wild cats [12714]
  11. Will the bird that dodged a bullet pay the price of peace? [12432]
  12. It only took 2,500 people to kill off the world’s biggest birds [12377]
  13. Documenting the fight to save Borneo’s animals [11289]
  14. Photo Essay: Along Myanmar’s charcoal highway [10782]
  15. When cute turns deadly – the story of a wildlife biologist who was bit by a venomous slow loris, and lived to tell the tale [10477]
  16. RSPO tops among certification schemes, though all must improve: report [9541]
  17. Brilliant blue tarantula among potentially new species discovered in Guyana [9434]
  18. Mystery whale known only from specimens found living in the wild [9312]
  19. Lakes in community hands spur gains for people and fish [9094]
  20. Photo of ‘resurrected’ extinct Indonesian tiger is actually leopard, scientists say [8573]
  21. The top 10 most biodiverse countries [8532]
  22. Recent report: Totoaba trafficking a conservation and security problem [8531]
  23. Dogs, dung, and DNA: mapping multi-species corridors to conserve threatened carnivores [8103]
  24. Indonesian NGOs lawyer up against environmental crimes [7629]
  25. Monkey rediscovered in Brazil after 80 years [7123]
  26. Experience or evidence: How do big conservation NGOs make decisions? [7043]
  27. VaquitaCPR ends capture program in Gulf of California after vaquita dies in captivity [6752]
  28. Trump budget undercuts U.S. commitment to global wildlife conservation [6683]
  29. Kenyan police investigate four senior politicians for wildlife trafficking [6676]
  30. Agroforestry: An increasingly popular solution for a hot, hungry world [6563]
  31. What does Nature give us? A special Earth Day article [6483]
  32. Photo essay: notes from India’s Kabini River [6374]
  33. A tranquilizer shortage is holding back rhino management plans in India [5589]
  34. Pangolin hunting skyrockets in Central Africa, driven by international trade [5548]
  35. ‘Penis snake’ discovered in Brazil is actually a rare species of amphibian [5463]
  36. From friends to strangers: The decline of the Irrawaddy dolphin (commentary) [5404]
  37. Meet the world’s 25 most endangered primates [5210]
  38. Scientists give humanity ‘second notice’ to shape up or suffer the consequences [5204]
  39. Peru: The river that will not flow [5053]
  40. Mapping how to feed 9 billion humans, while avoiding environmental calamity [4837]
  41. Where, oh where, are the rhinos of Bukit Barisan Selatan? [4810]
  42. Palm oil mounts ‘new offensive’ in Colombia while workers decry labor conditions [4637]
  43. Madagascar petitions CITES to sell millions in stolen rosewood [4601]
  44. An early warning system for locating forest loss [4500]
  45. The fate of the Sumatran rhino is in the Indonesian government’s hands [4418]
  46. Great apes in Asian circus-style shows on rise – so is trafficking [4417]
  47. Brilliantly colored ‘lost’ salamander rediscovered after 42 years [4338]
  48. Is Cambodia’s plan to reintroduce tigers doomed to fail? [4332]
  49. Top 10 most widely traded animals in the Golden Triangle identified in new report [4313]
  50. Indonesian Supreme Court strikes down regulation on peat protection [4004]
  51. Lemur on the menu: most-endangered primates still served in Madagascar [3944]
  52. Crowdsourcing the forest for the trees [3922]
  53. Luzon Island in the Philippines is an endemic mammalian hotspot [3766]
  54. Fish vs. forests? Madagascar’s marine conservation boom [3641]
  55. Breeding-age female vaquita dies after being taken into captivity [3588]
  56. Forests can beat humans at restoration, new study finds [3575]
  57. Is anyone going to save the Sumatran rhino? [3533]
  58. The indigenous community whose forest is their supermarket [3486]
  59. Scientists plan to map a ‘safety net’ for Planet Earth [3478]
  60. eBay is outselling the darknet in the illegal wildlife trade, fret researchers [3408]
  61. Helmeted hornbill, on verge of extinction, finds respite in new zone outside of known range [3381]
  62. New resource for planning camera trapping, acoustic monitoring, and LiDAR projects [3359]
  63. COP23: Leaders vie for protection of ‘incredibly important’ African peatland [3342]
  64. Logging in Malaysia’s Ulu Muda forest threatens wildlife and water supplies [3334]
  65. Checkpoint China: The shadowy world of timber smuggling [3302]
  66. Ancient hunter-gatherer tribe protects traditional forest with help from carbon trading [3290]
  67. Indonesia races against time to save new orangutan species [3260]
  68. The people of Ethiopia’s forests [3198]
  69. Indonesian president recognizes land rights of nine more indigenous groups [3125]
  70. Audio: Dr. Jane Goodall on being proven right about animals having personalities, plus updates direct from COP23 [3096]
  71. Seychelles home to new species of caecilian, a legless amphibian [3029]
  72. The palm oil fiefdom [3017]
  73. Indigenous forests could be a key to averting climate catastrophe [2943]
  74. Here is the most current list of the world’s top 25 most endangered primates [2940]
  75. Decimated’: Germany’s birds disappear as insect abundance plummets 76% [2892]
  76. The tenacity of tigers: how the biggest cat varies across its range (photos) [2867]
  77. Malaysia has the world’s highest deforestation rate, reveals Google forest map [2852]
  78. The lure of wild orchids persists in Colombia [2838]
  79. A rich person’s profession? Young conservationists struggle to make it [2831]
  80. A new species of orangutan from Indonesia (analysis) [2803]
  81. New research shows why forests are absolutely essential to meeting Paris Climate Agreement goals [2769]
  82. It is time to recognize the limits of certification in agriculture (commentary) [2740]
  83. Jane Goodall interview: ‘The most important thing is sharing good news’ [2739]
  84. Is the Forest Stewardship Council going to stay ‘fit for purpose’ for this century? (commentary) [2723]
  85. Mining activity causing nearly 10 percent of Amazon deforestation [2720]
  86. Record’ number of migratory species protected at October wildlife summit [2710]
  87. Three rhinos killed in 48 hours in India’s Kaziranga National Park [2683]
  88. Philippine palm oil plan ‘equals corruption and land-grabbing,’ critics say [2623]
  89. Peru: the man who overcomes fear to defend the forest [2480]
  90. More big mammals found in high-carbon forests, says new study [2447]
  91. From carbon sink to source: Brazil puts Amazon, Paris goals at risk [2394]
  92. Only 3 Irrawaddy dolphins remain in Laos [2332]
  93. Guyana seeks offshore oil wealth in a green economy [2270]
  94. Author Steven Kotler on tackling the biodiversity crisis with technology [2220]
  95. Citizen scientists around the world are monitoring elephants in Gabon via camera traps – and you can too [2198]
  96. What’s the current deforestation rate in the Amazon rainforest? [2091]
  97. $2 billion investment in forest restoration announced at COP23 [2072]
  98. Long-term droughts are throttling growth in Hawaiian forests, finds airborne laser-based study [2067]
  99. Another blow to troubled Madagascar rare earth mine [2065]
  100. Indonesia tries to learn from Brazil’s success in REDD+ [1970]
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  1. 44154 /2017/11/much-deeper-than-we-expected-huge-peatland-offers-up-more-surprises/
    Scientists recently discovered the world’s biggest tropical peatland, it’s the size of England and estimated to contain more than 30 billion metric tons of carbon ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/much-deeper-than-we-expected-huge-peatland-offers-up-more-surprises/
  2. 21104 /2017/11/4-sperm-whales-dead-after-mass-stranding-in-sumatra/
    “A pod of 10 sperm whales beached earlier this week in shallow waters in western Indonesia. Despite attempts by authorities and residents to push the animals back out into deeper water, four of the whales died after being stranded overnight.
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/4-sperm-whales-dead-after-mass-stranding-in-sumatra/”
  3. 19627 /2017/11/does-community-based-forest-management-work-in-the-tropics/
    Latest in our ‘what works in conservation’ series looks at programs that give communities control of forests and their products, like the leaves of the East Indian ebony tree, shown below: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/does-community-based-forest-management-work-in-the-tropics/
  4. 17647 /2017/11/carbon-sequestration-role-of-savanna-soils-key-to-climate-goals/
    The role of forests in storing carbon has long been emphasized over the role of savannas, but that is changing ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/carbon-sequestration-role-of-savanna-soils-key-to-climate-goals/ #COP23
  5. 16649 /2017/11/the-eighth-great-ape-new-orangutan-species-discovered-in-sumatra/
    Once assumed to be an isolated population of the Sumatran orangutan, this is in fact a distinct orangutan species ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/the-eighth-great-ape-new-orangutan-species-discovered-in-sumatra/
  6. 16611 /mongabay/videos/10156014004742878/
    Interesting: this rare footage of a Sunda Clouded leopard and her cubs isn’t what you would expect, and emphasizes the need to conserve logged forests ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/watch-rare-sighting-of-mother-sunda-clouded-leopard-and-cubs-caught-on-film/
  7. 13471 /2017/10/road-building-threatens-forests-water-supplies-in-kuala-lumpur-area/
    The serow (Capricornis sumatraensis) is one of the species whose habitats could be affected by the EKVE project ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/road-building-threatens-forests-water-supplies-in-kuala-lumpur-area/
  8. 13351 /2017/11/will-the-bird-that-dodged-a-bullet-pay-the-price-of-peace/
    The Blue-billed Curassow lives only in Colombia and is one of the world’s most critically endangered species. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature says just 150-700 remain.h ttps://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/will-the-bird-that-dodged-a-bullet-pay-the-price-of-peace/
  9. 12486 /2017/11/photo-essay-along-myanmars-charcoal-highway/
    Much of the developing world relies on charcoal, and Myanmar is no exception ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/photo-essay-along-myanmars-charcoal-highway/
  10. 11267 /2014/11/it-only-took-2500-people-to-kill-off-the-worlds-biggest-birds/
    [3 years ago] The first settlers of New Zealand killed off nine species of giant birds, known as moas, with a population no bigger than a few thousand people. https://news.mongabay.com/2014/11/it-only-took-2500-people-to-kill-off-the-worlds-biggest-birds/
  11. 10181 /2016/11/worlds-tallest-tropical-tree-discovered-along-with-nearly-50-other-record-breakers/
    [1 year ago] The tallest is a towering 94.1-meter (nearly 309-foot) tree with a canopy that measures 40.3 meters (132 feet) in diameter, discovered in Sabah’s relatively undisturbed Danum Valley. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/11/worlds-tallest-tropical-tree-discovered-along-with-nearly-50-other-record-breakers/
  12. 9191 /2017/11/rspo-tops-among-certification-schemes-though-all-must-improve-report/
    “A new report from the Forest Peoples Programme ranks certification schemes for biofuels and edible oils. The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil topped the NGO’s rankings, although it too has significant problems.
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/rspo-tops-among-certification-schemes-though-all-must-improve-report/”
  13. 9039 /2017/11/indonesian-ngos-lawyer-up-against-environmental-crimes/
    NGOs in North Sumatra have joined forces to set up a network of legal experts in environmental law.h ttps://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/indonesian-ngos-lawyer-up-against-environmental-crimes/
  14. 8011 /2017/08/monkey-rediscovered-in-brazil-after-80-years/
    An expedition exploring a remote watershed in the western Amazon uncovered the first living evidence of a species of monkey not seen alive by scientists in 80 years. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/08/monkey-rediscovered-in-brazil-after-80-years/
  15. 7537 /2015/11/meet-the-worlds-25-most-endangered-primates/
    [2 years ago] Madagascar tops the list with five most endangered species, followed by Indonesia and Vietnam. https://news.mongabay.com/2015/11/meet-the-worlds-25-most-endangered-primates/
  16. 7418 /2015/11/mystery-whale-known-only-from-specimens-found-living-in-the-wild/
    [2 years ago] In the waters off Madagascar, scientists at last encountered living members of a species of whale known only from old, dead specimens. 🐋🐋https://news.mongabay.com/2015/11/mystery-whale-known-only-from-specimens-found-living-in-the-wild/
  17. 7317 /2017/07/pangolin-hunting-skyrockets-in-central-africa-driven-by-international-trade/
    Pangolins are hunted for their meat in some African countries, and their scales are used in traditional medicine, both locally and in several Asian countries, including China. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/07/pangolin-hunting-skyrockets-in-central-africa-driven-by-international-trade/
  18. 7144 /2017/11/vaquitacpr-ends-capture-program-in-gulf-of-california-after-vaquita-dies-in-captivity/
    Mexico canceled the program following the tragic death of a critically endangered vaquita ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/vaquitacpr-ends-capture-program-in-gulf-of-california-after-vaquita-dies-in-captivity/
  19. 7053 /2017/11/recent-report-totoaba-trafficking-a-conservation-and-security-problem/
    Fishermen and women in the Gulf of California have continued to pursue the Critically Endangered fish, despite the ban on gillnets, which have also decimated the vaquita porpoise. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/recent-report-totoaba-trafficking-a-conservation-and-security-problem/
  20. 6765 /2017/11/worst-case-scenario-there-could-be-only-30-wild-sumatran-rhinos-left/
    Read the first installment of our new series “Is Anyone Going to Save the Sumatran Rhino?” Nobody knows exactly how many Sumatran rhinos survive in the wild. But the numbers aren’t looking good. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/worst-case-scenario-there-could-be-only-30-wild-sumatran-rhinos-left/
  21. 6590 /2017/11/brilliant-blue-tarantula-among-potentially-new-species-discovered-in-guyana/
    In the forests of the Potaro plateau of Guyana, scientists have discovered a bright blue tarantula that is likely new to science. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/brilliant-blue-tarantula-among-potentially-new-species-discovered-in-guyana/
  22. 6170 /2017/11/from-friends-to-strangers-the-decline-of-the-irrawaddy-dolphin-commentary/
    Irrawaddy dolphins are now concentrated in just 9 deep-water pools over a 190-kilometer stretch of the Mekong River ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/from-friends-to-strangers-the-decline-of-the-irrawaddy-dolphin-commentary/
  23. 6167 /2017/11/a-tranquilizer-shortage-is-holding-back-rhino-management-plans-in-india/
    “Conservationists rely on a semi-synthetic opioid called Etorphine HCl to tranquilize rhinos for veterinary care, translocation and other critical interventions. Due to export regulations in South Africa, and red tape at home, Indian states face a critical shortage of the drug.
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/a-tranquilizer-shortage-is-holding-back-rhino-management-plans-in-india/”
  24. 5975 /mongabay/photos/a.123125942877.101491.24436227877/10155936132402878/?type=3
    “The animal on our FB page’s cover video is a Sumatran rhino. Next week Mongabay will launch a series of articles dedicated to this animal. While we wait, here are some of its stars!

    Ratu (right) and Delilah (left). At 16 months, Delilah is nearly as large as her mother. One can tell the difference between the pair due to Delilah’s slightly smaller body, her stout horns and she even has a little bit left of her baby face. Ratu is believed to be around 18.”

  25. 5144 /mongabay/photos/a.123125942877.101491.24436227877/10155936122382878/?type=3
    Get to know some of the stars of “Is Anyone Going to Save the Sumatran Rhino?” Mongabay’s new series coming next week. Here young Andatu stands up after having his feet cleaned by keepers. Andatu made history as the first captive born Sumatran rhino in Indonesia when he was born in 2012. At four now, officials are discussing how to best utilize him to aid the dwindling population.
  26. 4664 /2017/11/brilliantly-colored-lost-salamander-rediscovered-after-42-years/
    The “golden wonder” salamander, feared extinct for more than 40 years, has been found again ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/brilliantly-colored-lost-salamander-rediscovered-after-42-years/
  27. 4357 /wildtech/2017/11/an-early-warning-system-for-locating-forest-loss/
    The Global Land Analysis & Discovery (GLAD) alert system accessed in Global Forest Watch uses satellite imagery to detect forest loss in areas as small as 30 m x 30 m. https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2017/11/an-early-warning-system-for-locating-forest-loss/
  28. 4299 /mongabay/videos/10155954741547878/
    TWO YEARS WORTH of global carbon emissions were recently discovered by scientists in the form of peat – and now a new research expedition has revealed there may be more. Find out more about the discovery of the world’s biggest tropical peatland in the Congo Basin rainforest of Central Africa. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/much-deeper-than-we-expected-huge-peatland-offers-up-more-surprises/
  29. 4251 /2016/11/ancient-hunter-gatherer-tribe-protects-traditional-forest-with-help-from-carbon-trading/
    [1 year ago] The Hadzabe and other local community groups have worked hard to zone for land use, protect natural resources, and generate income with carbon offset trades. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/11/ancient-hunter-gatherer-tribe-protects-traditional-forest-with-help-from-carbon-trading/
  30. 4173 /2017/06/logging-in-malaysias-ulu-muda-forest-threatens-wildlife-and-water-supplies/
    “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/”
  31. 3678 /2016/07/luzon-island-in-the-philippines-is-an-endemic-mammalian-hotspot/
    A team of researchers has concluded that, in addition to being the Philippines’ largest and most populous island, Luzon Island is also home to the greatest concentration of unique species of mammals in the world. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/07/luzon-island-in-the-philippines-is-an-endemic-mammalian-hotspot/
  32. 3477 /2016/11/the-people-of-ethiopias-forests/
    In the rugged landscape of Ethiopia, which has only 10 percent of forested land, regular people’s lives are inextricably linked to the future of the forests. https://news.mongabay.com/2016/11/the-people-of-ethiopias-forests/
  33. 3274 /2017/11/where-oh-where-are-the-rhinos-of-bukit-barisan-selatan/
    “Are the park’s Sumatran rhinos getting better at hiding from humans or have they simply disappeared?
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/where-oh-where-are-the-rhinos-of-bukit-barisan-selatan/ This is the second installment of our new series “Is Anyone Going to Save the Sumatran Rhino?””
  34. 3201 /mongabay/videos/10155988655712878/
    Lemurs, one of the most threatened primates in the world, are being illegally served in restaurants in northeastern Madagascar, learn more here ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/lemur-on-the-menu-most-endangered-primates-still-served-in-madagascar/
  35. 3159 /wildtech/2017/11/crowdsourcing-the-forest-for-the-trees/
    The Amazon Aerobotany project aims to apply new technologies and methods to the costly task of monitoring the rainforest canopy ~ https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2017/11/crowdsourcing-the-forest-for-the-trees/
  36. 2896 /2017/11/at-cop23-leaders-vie-for-protection-of-incredibly-important-african-peatland/
    Conservation leaders at #COP23 this week said protections could exist through REDD+ projects for the newly discovered massive peatland in the DRC ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/at-cop23-leaders-vie-for-protection-of-incredibly-important-african-peatland/
  37. 2780 /2017/11/breeding-age-female-vaquita-dies-after-being-taken-into-captivity/
    Late last month, scientists with VaquitaCPR took the first of the marine mammals into captivity. Though the 6-month-old calf became so stressed by its capture that the team quickly chose to release it back into the wild. This past weekend, however, it was announced that another vaquita was taken into captivity and subsequently died. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/breeding-age-female-vaquita-dies-after-being-taken-into-captivity/
  38. 2670 /2017/10/author-steven-kotler-on-tackling-the-biodiversity-crisis-with-technology/
    A bestselling author’s passion for tech and the planet inform and aid each other ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/author-steven-kotler-on-tackling-the-biodiversity-crisis-with-technology/
  39. 2563 /2017/08/philippine-palm-oil-plan-equals-corruption-and-land-grabbing-critics-say/
    With its renewed promotion of what it calls the “Sunshine Industry,” the Philippine government is looking to cultivate another one million hectares of oil palm, 98 percent of which would be on the island of Mindanao. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/08/philippine-palm-oil-plan-equals-corruption-and-land-grabbing-critics-say/
  40. 2531 /2017/11/indonesian-supreme-court-strikes-down-regulation-on-peat-protection/
    Indonesia’s Supreme Court has quashed a ministerial regulation obliging forestry companies to relinquish and protect carbon-rich concessions in protected peat areas. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/indonesian-supreme-court-strikes-down-regulation-on-peat-protection/
  41. 2474 /2017/11/is-anyone-going-to-save-the-sumatran-rhino/
    Don’t miss the third installment in our Sumatran rhino series. Is anyone going to save the Sumatran rhino? https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/is-anyone-going-to-save-the-sumatran-rhino/ #RhinoWeek
  42. 2366 /2017/11/long-term-droughts-are-killing-hawaiian-forests-finds-airborne-laser-based-study/
    “Long-term declines in rainfall on the Big Island of Hawaii have added up over time to make forests shorter and less green.
    https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/long-term-droughts-are-killing-hawaiian-forests-finds-airborne-laser-based-study/”
  43. 2310 /2017/11/three-rhinos-killed-in-48-hours-in-indias-kaziranga-national-park/
    Poachers in two separate incidents last week gunned down three greater one-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) — two adult females and a calf — in India’s Kaziranga National Park, crudely removing the animals’ horns and leaving them for dead. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/three-rhinos-killed-in-48-hours-in-indias-kaziranga-national-park/
  44. 2202 /2017/10/checkpoint-china-the-shadowy-world-of-timber-smuggling/
    The smuggling of illegal timber like this seized rosewood is a constant ‘cat and mouse’ situation ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/checkpoint-china-the-shadowy-world-of-timber-smuggling/
  45. 2118 /2017/11/top-10-most-widely-traded-animals-in-the-golden-triangle-identified-in-new-report/
    From tiger skin and bones to skulls, forelegs and gall bladder of the goat-like serow, the Golden Triangle’s shops and hotels have become a haven for illegal wildlife products, according to recent surveys by WWF and TRAFFIC. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/top-10-most-widely-traded-animals-in-the-golden-triangle-identified-in-new-report/
  46. 1951 /2017/11/the-tenacity-of-tigers-how-the-biggest-cat-varies-across-its-range-photos/
    This photo essay comes via Mongabay’s partnership with the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Wild View blog.This month Jonathan C. Slaght writes about tigers. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/the-tenacity-of-tigers-how-the-biggest-cat-varies-across-its-range-photos/
  47. 1860 /mongabay/videos/10155940765582878/
    A new species of great ape was announced this week, meet the Batang Toru orangutan! https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/the-eighth-great-ape-new-orangutan-species-discovered-in-sumatra/
  48. 1684 /2017/09/first-orangutan-birth-in-aceh-reserve-gives-hope-for-survival-of-species/
    The first baby orangutan was born at the Pinus Jantho Nature Reserve in Sumatra, a sign that the species might survive the global extinction crisis now underway. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/09/first-orangutan-birth-in-aceh-reserve-gives-hope-for-survival-of-species/
  49. 1670 /2017/11/is-cambodias-plan-to-reintroduce-tigers-doomed-to-fail/
    Today the Indochinese tiger is considered functionally extinct in Cambodia ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/is-cambodias-plan-to-reintroduce-tigers-doomed-to-fail/
  50. 1623 /2017/11/madagascar-petitions-cites-to-sell-millions-in-stolen-rosewood/
    A CITES committee will decide at the end of this month whether to let Madagascar sell illegally harvested rosewood, which campaigners say will worsen the problem ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/madagascar-petitions-cites-to-sell-millions-in-stolen-rosewood/

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  1. Kenyan police investigate four senior politicians for wildlife trafficking ~ https://t.co/mtafvihBnj …like this bush viper (Atheris desaixi), a species commonly exported from Kenya illegally. https://t.co/MQwMLfeA9l 542
  2. There could be only 30 wild Sumatran rhinos left: https://t.co/hDQoY8UOqB https://t.co/v4u40FoZqi 470
  3. Brilliant blue tarantula among potentially new species discovered in Guyana: https://t.co/uG9ZtCddzv https://t.co/ql8wqkhEZk 395
  4. We’ve been told this is ‘the most incredible investigative reporting on the roots of Indonesia’s massive palm oil industry’ that people have ever read ~ https://t.co/H4cxsZi6Ob https://t.co/NXtJFMZAlr 346
  5. An expedition exploring a remote watershed in the western Amazon has uncovered the first living evidence of a species of monkey not seen alive by scientists in 80 years: https://t.co/ZkbDiZObb9 https://t.co/M0NTqUjPcD 308
  6. Jane Goodall interview: ‘The most important thing is sharing good news’ [full transcript] – https://t.co/rEjs4WDQLM Hear her discuss trophy hunting, China’s growing environmental movement, the incredible growth of @JaneGoodallInst’s global @RootsandShoots youth program, and more. https://t.co/dsn8BhrVJW 302
  7. First-ever population estimate of the mysterious marbled cat from continental Asia revealed: https://t.co/XokUe184tL https://t.co/ffgDEZAvFz 236
  8. Big news: Scientists have announced an 8th great ape, the Batang Toru orangutan! https://t.co/ZAXCrFARsu 100 yrs since a ‘new’ ape named. https://t.co/2Xon3n5yEk 232
  9. Hear Mongabay advisor Jane Goodall discuss being vindicated about animals having personalities and her latest thoughts on conservation, plus a report from our @jcatanoso who’s reporting from the #COP23 climate talks ~ https://t.co/THeemNxFIP #Podcast https://t.co/GpO3hLqj7S 231
  10. Read the first installment of our new series “Is Anyone Going to Save the Sumatran Rhino?” https://t.co/JZihPtk56u https://t.co/ATDIwhWfKR 219
  11. Intern with us and learn the ropes of environmental journalism, application window is now open ~ https://t.co/ljVps76lGw https://t.co/lrzVchDUHX 216
  12. WATCH: video of rare sighting of Sunda clouded leopard and cubs caught on film proves need to protect degraded forests ~ https://t.co/zUyqVhgSTn https://t.co/Lkb2199tGo 212
  13. Scientists surprised to discover new butterflyfish ~ https://t.co/Ekhu4PkjKr https://t.co/kEDbGpwOG9 212
  14. Madagascar is applying to sell millions of dollars’ worth of illegally logged timber, prompting fears of a bonanza for traffickers: https://t.co/l3wPtrLXWG https://t.co/7Cg2BoOTu0 198
  15. Scientists recently discovered the world’s biggest tropical peatland in the Congo Basin rainforest of Central Africa. When they went back to investigate it further, they discovered the peat along its edges is deeper than they thought: https://t.co/HUbb3bYN3e https://t.co/w284cQlwpI 192
  16. $2 billion investment in forest restoration announced at #COP23 ~ https://t.co/EuFvGmWr3T https://t.co/SAEpBlRDkm 191
  17. Does community-based forest management work in the tropics? https://t.co/w8nePnaFyL https://t.co/BBYwoYXzGy 186
  18. eBay is outselling the darknet in the illegal wildlife trade, fret researchers: https://t.co/RU0Bcq9hKd https://t.co/8skEIao5oA 178
  19. Officials in northeastern Madagascar say lemur meat is served illegally in restaurants: people reportedly use a code to order it ~ https://t.co/Pc7oQcCv8n https://t.co/IJ71vC0ZSx 176
  20. [3 years ago] It only took 2,500 people to kill off the world’s biggest birds: https://t.co/jLjrRBoBX3 https://t.co/IVikq5OkCv 165
  21. Indonesia to kick off 10-year plan to save critically endangered helmeted hornbill: https://t.co/u4Wg8tphTT https://t.co/h3VrDy06tl 153
  22. “Golden Wonder” salamander rediscovered after 42 years ~ https://t.co/HrsMT4xfAg https://t.co/IjHx0oelyL 149
  23. Out of sight, out of mind: Asia’s elusive Fishing Cat in trouble – https://t.co/bdtZe8d9LW https://t.co/FsAz8KPeGD 149
  24. A new way to get involved with elephant conservation: citizen scientists can help capture camera trap data: https://t.co/fN7yyus7O2 https://t.co/us2SgVGEil 140
  25. Mongabay founder Rhett A. Butler profiled in Silicon Valley newspaper, highlights his success in growing this outlet to one with global scope and reach, https://t.co/kYLPKfh4cg https://t.co/tRETi1CoLl 139
  26. This mystery whale is known only from specimens observed in the wild: https://t.co/hBMqh7ayP4 #BluePlanet2 https://t.co/JryopKV50y 137
  27. More big mammals found in high-carbon forests, says new study: https://t.co/fMp33cIzPH https://t.co/shNktiAdab 126
  28. Fish vs. forests? Madagascar’s marine conservation boom: https://t.co/euzTvHPHse https://t.co/TZUX7zdRK5 123
  29. Forests can beat humans at restoration, new study finds: https://t.co/1plDfPl6K1 https://t.co/l4dhf6gjUm 121
  30. Kenyan police investigate four senior politicians for wildlife trafficking: https://t.co/eLmbDAbGfY https://t.co/V8b1ylgw2u 118
  31. Where, oh where, are the rhinos of Bukit Barisan Selatan? https://t.co/ASsoWeTFg0 https://t.co/yUpypjdWoE 118
  32. Mining activity causing nearly 10 percent of Amazon deforestation: https://t.co/ekmpyoOYRU https://t.co/V84a0KSIup 118
  33. Indonesian Supreme Court strikes down regulation on peat protection: https://t.co/i8SZi4zd8U https://t.co/i3jQYn199b 118
  34. Here is the most current list of the world’s top 25 most endangered primates: https://t.co/X7AFMHgKl4 https://t.co/fTPgObwusM 117
  35. Our miniseries last week explored the fate of the Sumatran rhino, and how the species’ 30 remaining individuals are truly now in the Indonesian government’s hands ~ https://t.co/4xQEwdIYB3 https://t.co/XnOJm8c05c 117
  36. A new Mongabay series will explore the plight of the Sumatran rhino, the world’s most endangered mammal. Don’t miss the articles next week! https://t.co/69hysOaVcc 117
  37. Massive peatland discovered in DRC equivalent to 2 years of global fossil fuel emissions @john_vidal reports https://t.co/dMzQ38Fy48 #COP23 https://t.co/vGXhHOgesU 114
  38. [1 year ago] World’s tallest tropical tree discovered, along with nearly 50 other record-breakers: https://t.co/R1hljgZDBw https://t.co/XOL2M4kTy2 114
  39. Lemurs, one of the most threatened primates in the world, are being illegally served in restaurants in northeastern Madagascar, learn more here: https://t.co/HAIY1wJJ0c https://t.co/Bt2rcRY2g4 113
  40. Second article in our Sumatran rhino series: Where, oh where, are the rhinos of Bukit Barisan Selatan? https://t.co/7tRV7dZoLD #RhinoWeek https://t.co/umjpSeZvRk 107
  41. Mongabay’s new 4-part series on Sumatran rhinos starts tomorrow! In the picture, Harapan, ten, eating in his natural enclosure. https://t.co/zuultHpaaU 106
  42. In Peru, five major instances in which deforestation has successfully been prevented from expanding were detected by the Monitoring of the Andean Amazon Project (MAAP): https://t.co/lbpmPkvHed https://t.co/Fo2HT4y5Hy 105
  43. Myanmar caves yield up 19 new gecko species: https://t.co/VJyGXAwmxp https://t.co/ZfuJSsL9qD 102
  44. Forest fragmentation may be releasing much more carbon than we think: https://t.co/uz17wDoHFe https://t.co/mkbrjMOxKr 101
  45. New resource for planning camera trapping, acoustic monitoring, and LiDAR projects: https://t.co/T1nSPWPED1 https://t.co/XV7iOVA9H2 101
  46. The iconic Jane Goodall is on our podcast this week! Click ‘play’ to hear her latest thoughts about animal intelligence, conservation, trophy hunting, and more here ~ https://t.co/THeemNxFIP https://t.co/dMYIbxyRU1 98
  47. Top 10 most widely traded animals in the Golden Triangle identified in new report: https://t.co/bnIKPsz5m7 https://t.co/EBaqdaGJkH 98
  48. Protecting a forest in the land of the Indonesian deer-pig: https://t.co/AfhqFcT2pQ https://t.co/cu63oBAhy1 97
  49. A new species of orangutan from Indonesia (analysis): https://t.co/ZmPCm5Xbqc https://t.co/Hd1iAV3EBO 95
  50. Scientists recently discovered the world’s biggest tropical peatland in the Congo Basin rainforest of Central Africa: https://t.co/WTQ2xkHysl https://t.co/uTCaEFFFbr 92

Videos on Facebook

  1. 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/ 227437
  2. 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. 106030
  3. Interesting: this rare footage of a Sunda Clouded leopard and her cubs isn’t what you would expect, and emphasizes the need to conserve logged forests ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/watch-rare-sighting-of-mother-sunda-clouded-leopard-and-cubs-caught-on-film/ 100709
  4. 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/ 42547
  5. Lemurs, one of the most threatened primates in the world, are being illegally served in restaurants in northeastern Madagascar, learn more here ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/lemur-on-the-menu-most-endangered-primates-still-served-in-madagascar/ 29018
  6. TWO YEARS WORTH of global carbon emissions were recently discovered by scientists in the form of peat – and now a new research expedition has revealed there may be more. Find out more about the discovery of the world’s biggest tropical peatland in the Congo Basin rainforest of Central Africa. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/much-deeper-than-we-expected-huge-peatland-offers-up-more-surprises/ 20329
  7. A new species of great ape was announced this week, meet the Batang Toru orangutan! https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/the-eighth-great-ape-new-orangutan-species-discovered-in-sumatra/ 15996
  8. 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/ 12597
  9. Our new investigative series produced w/ The Gecko Project exposes the corruption driving destruction of Indonesia’s rainforests for palm oil, read part one here: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/the-palm-oil-fiefdom/ 9295
  10. 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 6802
  11. Palm plantations in Seruyan are hard on indigenous farmers like Dragon Beard but also wildlife: “Only with the presence of the company did orangutans begin to enter our farms and eat our crops. Because they need food.” To learn more, read our investigation in collaboration with The Gecko Project here: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/the-palm-oil-fiefdom/ 6751
  12. In 1986, scientists estimated there could be as many as 800 Sumatran rhinos left. That fell to 400 in 1996, then 275 in 2008. Today the official estimate is 100 rhinos, but almost all experts believe that figure is overly optimistic. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/worst-case-scenario-there-could-be-only-30-wild-sumatran-rhinos-left/ This is the first article in our four-part series “Is Anyone Going to Save the Sumatran Rhino?” A new installment will be published daily. 6629
  13. Poor farmers in Seruyan were cut out of Indonesia’s palm oil boom. Find out why from district parliamentarian Bambang Yantoko. Then discover more at https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/the-palm-oil-fiefdom/ 6453
  14. Key people from Global Forest Watch, Rainforest Connection, and ProtectedSeas joined us to discuss technology’s role in conservation, see full event video here ~ https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2017/10/can-technology-drive-conservation-experts-discuss-in-mongabay-tech-forum/ 6139
  15. James Watt, a farmer from Seruyan, believed in district chief Darwan Ali – until Darwan ceded huge swaths of the district to a cohort of powerful investors. Darwan’s own family used shell companies to benefit from the transactions, while James and his compatriots struggled to keep the firms from grabbing their land. Read our investigation with The Gecko Project, “The palm oil fiefdom”: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/the-palm-oil-fiefdom/ 5626
  16. Join our friend Liz Kimbrough and make a big impact! https://impactfund.mongabay.org 5436
  17. Cows are competing with China’s iconic bear for bamboo ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/pandas-losing-ground-to-hungry-livestock-in-chinese-nature-reserve/ 5178
  18. Madagascar is applying to sell millions of dollars’ worth of illegally logged timber, prompting fears of a bonanza for traffickers. https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/madagascar-petitions-cites-to-sell-millions-in-stolen-rosewood/ 5004
  19. The newly released National Climate Assessment finds that humans are responsible for up to 123% of global warming. How is that possible? Find the answer in this video by Years of Living Dangerously and read about the new report that projects a 2% increase in global emissions in 2017 here: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/new-research-projects-two-percent-increase-in-global-emissions-in-2017/ 3517
  20. Canada moves to price carbon while U.S. govt. seen as irrelevant to global climate action ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/cop23-trump-u-s-govt-seen-as-irrelevant-to-global-climate-action/ #WeCanSolveThis #YEARSproject #COP23 3293

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  3. Mongabay.com: A pod of 10 sperm whales beached earlier this week in shallow waters in western Indonesia.… [2969]
  4. Mongabay.com: Once assumed to be an isolated population of the Sumatran orangutan, this is in fact a… [2188]
  5. Mongabay.com: The Blue-billed Curassow lives only in Colombia and is one of the world’s most critically… [2077]
  6. Mongabay.com: The “golden wonder” salamander, feared extinct for more than 40 years, has been found again… [2046]
  7. Mongabay.com: A recent survey has found a high concentration of near-extinct helmeted hornbills in a conservation… [1975]
  8. Mongabay.com: The new species is the seventh caecilian species found in the Seychelles, where the amphibians… [1844]
  9. Mongabay.com: Interesting: this rare footage of a Sunda Clouded leopard and her cubs isn’t what you would… [1759]
  10. Mongabay.com: President Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 budget would make extensive cuts to already… [1317]
  11. Mongabay.com: Latest in our ‘what works in conservation’ series looks at programs that give communities control of… [1292]
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  13. Mongabay.com: Just as everyone expected, but it was an exciting idea ~ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/photo-… [1226]
  14. Mongabay.com: Long-term declines in rainfall on the Big Island of Hawaii have added up over time to make forests… [1121]
  15. Marat Karpeka Lemur Foundation: Officials in Madagascar’s northeastern Sava region say lemur is served illegally in restaurants. “I… [1115]
  16. Mongabay.com: A 61-year-old farmer has been jailed since September 27 for asking to see a mining company’s… [1020]
  17. Save the Rhino International: An adult female rhino and a female and her calf have been killed by poachers in Kaziranga… [984]
  18. Mongabay.com: “Indigenous Species” is a book-length poem that highlights environmental crimes and… [968]
  19. Mongabay.com: Much of the developing world relies on charcoal, and Myanmar is no exception ~… [851]
  20. Big Cat Rescue: Four politicians allegedly trafficked live snakes and tortoises, as well as the skins of lions and leopards [847]
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  22. WCS Newsroom: Tigers have found ways to persist over evolutionary time by squeezing every advantage they can… [830]
  23. Marat Karpeka Lemur Foundation: …A longer dry season due to climate change could force them to subsist on this… [790]
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  25. Mongabay.com: The role of forests in storing carbon has long been emphasized over the role of savannas, but… [762]
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  27. Mongabay.com: The serow (Capricornis sumatraensis) is one of the species whose habitats could be affected by… [714]
  28. Mongabay.com: Irrawaddy dolphins are now concentrated in just 9 deep-water pools over a 190-kilometer stretch of… [665]
  29. Mongabay.com: Mexico canceled the program following the tragic death of a critically endangered vaquita ~… [649]
  30. Mongabay.com: Fishermen and women in the Gulf of California have continued to pursue the Critically… [600]
  31. Mongabay.com: NGOs in North Sumatra have joined forces to set up a network of legal experts in environmental… [555]
  32. Mongabay.com: Indonesia’s Supreme Court has quashed a ministerial regulation obliging forestry companies to… [548]
  33. Mongabay.com: Conservationists rely on a semi-synthetic opioid called Etorphine HCl to tranquilize rhinos for… [509]
  34. Mongabay.com: A new report from the Forest Peoples Programme ranks certification schemes for biofuels and edible… [475]
  35. Mongabay.com: Demobilization of the FARC and other militant groups are opening vast areas of Colombia to new… [450]
  36. Mongabay.com: Northwest salmon fisheries are in trouble, impacted by warming oceans and overdeveloped,… [438]
  37. EcoWatch: …and the chocolate companies’ laissez-faire approach to sourcing has driven extensive… [433]
  38. Mongabay.com: Odebrecht has the final agreement for the Chadín II hydroelectric project and is looking to… [429]
  39. Alessio Bariviera: The only safe Sumatran rhinos are the 7 ones in captivity at the Sumatran Rhino… [409]
  40. Mongabay.com: A project to save a small, critically endangered porpoise called the vaquita in the Gulf of California… [406]
  41. Mongabay.com: The researchers used satellite data to measure forest carbon values and camera trap… [405]
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  43. Mongabay.com: “Bonn Convention” on migratory species adopted 34 proposals to protect species threatened with… [393]
  44. Mongabay.com: As recently as 1999, Cambodia was home to one of the world’s largest tiger populations.… [390]
  45. Mongabay.com: Conservation leaders at #COP23 this week said protections could exist through REDD+… [384]
  46. Mongabay.com: With this latest seizure, Malaysian customs officials have confiscated a total of 15,000 kilograms of s… [383]
  47. Mongabay.com: Malagasy authorities have held Raleva, a 61-year-old farmer, in custody since September 27 after… [370]
  48. Amazon Watch: …“Since the last time they threatened me with death, this is the first time I’ve stayed here,” he… [368]
  49. Mongabay.com: Late last month, scientists with VaquitaCPR took the first of the marine mammals into captivity.… [351]
  50. Mongabay.com: …forelegs and gall bladder of the goat-like serow, the Golden Triangle’s shops and hotels have… [349]
  51. Mongabay.com: The Indonesian government is currently drafting a 10-year master plan to protect the endang… [346]
  52. Mongabay.com: A new species of great ape was announced this week, meet the Batang Toru orangutan!… [346]
  53. 10,000 Birds: Grim nature news out of Germany… [333]
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  55. Mongabay.com: For more than a century, agroforests in the Sumatran port town of Krui used to be a prime… [300]
  56. Mongabay.com: The vice president of the Tambopata National Reserve management committee has reported… [300]
  57. The Wilderness Society: …over the world—from the American West to the Amazon rainforest and African savanna. [298]
  58. Mongabay.com: A team of marine mammal experts have begun a search for the last vaquitas (Phocoena sinus) in a… [288]
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  61. Mongabay.com: Long sought after for their delicate, exotic beauty, Colombia’s wild orchids are also poached… [272]
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  63. Mongabay.com: A CITES committee will decide at the end of this month whether to let Madagascar sell illegally… [261]
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  65. Mongabay.com: The smuggling of illegal timber like this seized rosewood is a constant ‘cat and mouse’ situation ~… [255]
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  70. Mongabay.com: Scientists have learned that nearly 10 percent of the deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon… [230]
  71. Mongabay.com: …indigenous and traditional community management of forests could offer a key to curbing emissions:… [228]
  72. Save Animals Facing Extinction: Good news! This conservation society just saved THOUSANDS of parrots from trafficking! [228]
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  76. Estonia: …be proud of: although Estonia’s Ministry of Environment claims that Estonia’s forests… [217]
  77. Mongabay.com: Amazonian manatees spend the high-water season feeding in flooded forests, but migrate to… [217]
  78. Mongabay.com: Indonesian President Joko Widodo last month gave several indigenous communities back the … [215]
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  81. Kevin Hester: Last week Wolfgang Werminghausen and I discussed in his latest episode of “Faster than Expected”… [200]
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  85. Mongabay.com: Indonesia will establish 1,000 “eco-mosques,” the country’s vice president announced at this… [191]
  86. Mongabay.com: Steve Wilson, a doctoral student working on a dissertation about Javan rhinos, explains… [190]
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  88. Science As Fact: In light of rampant climate denial here in the U.S., more and more climate scientists are considering… [189]
  89. Mongabay.com: …incentives to move people away from cattle ranching don’t address cultural and logistical hurdles… [184]
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