On hazardous mine tailings dams, ‘safety first’ should be...
Since February of this year, a tailings dam at the QMM mine in Madagascar has failed at least twice. Hazardous mine wastewater overflowed and contaminated th...
Scientists strive to restore world’s embattled kelp forests
Earth’s vast underwater kelp forests are a vital source of food, pharmaceuticals, and more, while storing huge amounts of carbon. These undersea forests are ...
Tree plantations in Patagonia are the site of wildfires a...
CUESTA DEL TERNERO, ARGENTINA – On a brisk spring day in September 2021, an Indigenous Mapuche community known as Lof Quemquemtrew announced it had reclaimed...
The Politics of Ethanol Are Coming to Aviation
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What the Supreme Court's EPA Ruling Will Mean for the Age...
Fish-farming practices come under scrutiny amid surge in ...
A new report alleges poor animal welfare conditions on fish farms in Indonesia, one of the world’s leading producers of fish products. Produced by Act for Fa...
As dry season starts in Indonesia, risk of fires — and ha...
JAKARTA — A new analysis warns of the potential for forest fires in Indonesia that could spread smoke to neighboring countries as this year’s dry season sets...
Congo-Kinshasa: Will France Fund Wildlife Park Where Alle...
[RFI] RFI has received testimony suggesting the government-funded French Development Agency is preparing to take over funding of the Democratic Republic of C...
Rubber used by leading European tire makers linked to for...
Top European tire makers, including France’s Michelin and Germany’s Continental AG, are sourcing rubber from agribusinesses implicated in deforestation and u...
Traditional communities rally behind ecotourism to conser...
When she was a child, Cruz Ávila used to walk through the forest as part of her daily routine. She would pick wood or medicinal plants. She learned to find b...
South Africa: Sandfish Are On the Brink of Extinction - H...
[The Conversation Africa] Sandfish are migratory freshwater fish found only in South Africa that can grow to over half a metre in length. They sport a pronou...
Africa: Animals Are Core to Pandemic Prevention - We Must...
[IPS] Brussels -- The writer is executive director of HealthforAnimals, the global animal health association
In Thailand’s deep south, a fight to stop quarrying in a ...
Thung Nui, THAILAND — Firdaw Manjeed says she’s glad to be back to school for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Here in Thailand’s southernmo...
Net-zero commitments must include more anti-deforestation...
A growing number of companies are committing to net-zero emission goals in an effort to lower their carbon footprint and prevent climate change. But they’ll ...
A Greater Yellowstone National Park Proposal
  Old Faithful erupting. Yellowstone National Park. Photo George Wuerthner Yellowstone National Park was established 150 years ago in 1872. The parkR...
Mongabay’s What-To-Watch list for July 2022
In June, Mongabay saw how communities across the world are continuing to take things into their own hands and restore landscapes surrounding them. Watch stor...
‘The volume of water is beyond control’: Q&A with flood e...
Much of Bangladesh lies in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Basin, where the three rivers meet in the world’s largest delta before washing out in the Bay of Ben...
In Brazil’s semiarid region, agrivoltaics show promise fo...
High levels of food, water and energy insecurity brought on by socioeconomic issues and exacerbated by climate change have been driving research groups to fi...
Africa: Nature-Positive Ventures Crucial for Continent's ...
[IPS] Toronto -- Africa's unique natural capital assets were the center of conversation at the 2022 Africa Green Economy Conference. Held in a hybrid format ...
Portion of Yukon’s Klondike Highway closed as wildfire bu...
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Consultation with First Nation over mining project was ‘r...
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Construction begins on controversial water project inside...
BLANTYRE, MALAWI — Despite ongoing protests from conservationists, the government of Malawi has rolled out construction works for a water project inside Lake...
Habitat loss, climate change send hyacinth macaw reeling ...
Less than a decade since conservation actions helped pull the hyacinth macaw out of Brazil’s endangered species list, the iconic cobalt-blue bird is back in ...
Peru’s Amazon rainforest is threatened by an ecosystem of...
From the Scarlet Macaw to the glass frog, Peru is a land of tropical splendors. At least half the country is blanked by Amazon rainforest. It is one of the m...
Protecting Brazil’s Amazon could be a bargain — if the go...
To convert around 80% of the Brazilian Amazon into environmental conservation areas would cost Brazil just over half of what the European Union spends to mai...
Liberia: EU-Funded Project On Combating Wildlife, Forest ...
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- Formal programing marking the closing of the successfully completed EU-funded project known as "Strengthening Local Communities...
Kenya: No, No No to Sale of Hyena 'Balls' and Snakes! Vet...
[Capital FM] Nairobi Kenya -- The Union of Veterinary Practitioners of Kenya (UVPK) has rejected a proposal by the Roots Party manifesto to allow Kenya to tr...
South Africa: How Beetles Trick Bees Into Feeding Them Fo...
[The Conversation Africa] Honey bees are useful not only to humans but to other "free riders" attracted to their stored resources. The small hive beetle (Aet...
Raise-and-release program keeping Nepal’s gharials alive ...
KATHMANDU — A spark of good news for the gharial crocodile (Gavialis gangeticus) in Nepal last month shouldn’t obscure the challenges that remain in conservi...
Africa: A Voice for African Wildlife - a Conversation Wit...
[IPS] St Davids, Wales -- The CEO of the Nairobi-based African Wildlife Foundation, Kaddu Sebunya - in London to mark AWF's 60th anniversary while fundraisin...
Return of the king? Pakistan moves to bring gharials from...
KATHMANDU — Pakistan is aiming for the return of an apex predator not seen in the country in nearly four decades: the gharial crocodile (Gavialis gangeticus)...
Disappointment and a few wins, Indigenous leaders react t...
Finalizing the new Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) is taking longer than expected and yet another round of negotiations – this time in Nairobi, Kenya – e...
Bison Gores Elderly Yellowstone Tourist as Third Attack i...
71-Year-Old Woman Gored by Bison at Yellowstone, Making 3...
Why Retailers Must Embrace a Free Traceability Tool for F...
Can Conservation Technology Help Save Our Rapidly Disappe...
U.N. Ocean Conference ends with promises. Is a sea change...
LISBON — The United Nations Oceans Conference (UNOC) concluded on July 1 in Lisbon after a full five days of discussions and events focused on achieving a sh...
Exploring the deep wildlife photography legacy of Bruce K...
In June, the world lost one of its legendary wildlife photographers—Lawrence “Bruce” Kekule, an American who had lived in Thailand since 1964. Born in 1945 i...
Namibia: Minister Warns Conservancy Members Against Poaching
[New Era] Katima Mulilo -- The Minister of Environment, Forestry and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta, has called on members of conservancies to refrain from poachin...
Data from droppings: Researchers draw up a genetic ID map...
In 2005, a chimpanzee named Tico arrived at a rescue center in Spain. The details of his early life were vague: he’d been found roaming in the mountain...
South Africa: What's Happening In South African News - Ju...
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In Sri Lanka, a waterbird flips the parenting paradigm on...
COLOMBO — When it comes to super dads in the animal kingdom, the striking-looking waterbird known as the pheasant-tailed jacana is in a universe all its own....
Tanzania: Tz Makes U-Turn in Plans to Harvest Elephant Po...
[Daily News] TANZANIA has ruled out plans to harvest its elephant population in reserved areas since available figures show that the number of the wild anima...
World Bank approves $200 million IFC loan for industrial ...
A major loan was approved this week for an industrial food producer operating in Brazil, despite outcries from conservation groups and international sharehol...
Indonesia to issue quota-based fisheries policy in July, ...
JAKARTA — The Indonesian government will issue a decree that manages the country’s marine fisheries based on capture quotas, but experts have raised concerns...
Five proposed protected areas that could help Canada meet...
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