Zimbabwe: Zimparks Partners African Wildlife Foundation t...
[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZimParks) has partnered the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) to heighten the fight against ...
In southern Colombia, Indigenous groups fish and farm wit...
At the very southern tip of Colombia, Indigenous communities practice a sustainable food system that involves artisanal fishing and rotating crop structures ...
Restoring coastal forests can protect coral reefs against...
A new study shows that two-fifths of coral reefs globally are seriously threatened by sediment runoff — the transportation of accumulated material from land ...
Tree-planting goals miss the forest for the lack of diver...
Ambitious targets by Asian countries to restore tens of millions of hectares of degraded land by 2030 could be foiled by one fundamental problem: a lack of g...
Collaboration is key to scaling conservation technologies...
Threats to wildlife and wild places abound. Waters warming due to climate change threaten coral reefs more frequently and with greater intensity than ever be...
Hold the tree planting: Protect ecosystems first for maxi...
When it comes to slowing climate change, there’s one natural solution that has recently gripped the world: large-scale tree planting and reforestation. But a...
Governor rails against ‘bioterrorists,’ ‘carbon cowboys’ ...
Papua New Guinea’s forests are under attack, and the international community must join forces to fight the illegal loggers destroying one of the world’s larg...
Nigeria: Insecurity - Adamawa Govt Bans Operations of Hun...
[Daily Trust] The Adamawa State Government has banned the operations of the Professional Hunters Association of Nigeria across the 21 local government areas ...
Tanzania: 300 Scientists to Discuss Biodiversity Conserva...
[Daily News] THE 13th Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute Scientific Conference has begun in Arusha whereby about 300 wildlife, conservation and research sc...
Cameroon: Cameroon Deploys Military to Assist Rangers As ...
[VOA] Yaoundé -- Cameroon has deployed its military forces to help rangers crack down on poachers on its eastern border with the Central African Republic. Ca...
Layers of carbon: The Congo Basin peatlands and oil
This is the second article in our four-part series “The Congo Basin peatlands.” Read Part One. The announcement came in mid-2019: A pool of oil lay deep bene...
Off West Africa’s coast, a sea of oil spills goes unreported
When BP’s Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig flooded the Gulf of Mexico with 4 million barrels of oil in 2010, the catastrophe was headline news across the w...
We must reverse the pressures on coral reefs before it’s ...
In the 1970s, coral reefs in the Western Indian Ocean were relatively untouched by people. Today, these same reefs are at a tipping point with more than 69 m...
‘Tis the season’ for cold-stunned sea turtles — and their...
As climate change worsens, sea turtles on the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf seaboards, and in other coastal areas around the world, are increasingly at risk from co...
‘Forests will disappear again,’ activists warn as Indones...
BALI, Indonesia — Palm oil industry watchdogs are warning of a possible surge in deforestation across Indonesia, after the government ended a three-year free...
El Salvador women’s group takes a stand for river system ...
A group of women in rural El Salvador is standing up against a major infrastructure project that threatens to clear hundreds of hectares of forest and cut of...
Between land and sea: Agrobiodiversity holds key to healt...
Nestled between steep mountains and a sandy shoreline that slopes into the Solomon Sea, the village of Baniata is testimony to resilience and self-sufficienc...
Translocation brings white rhinos to Rwanda, a new land f...
Traveling these days isn’t easy. When it involves moving 30 rhinos by air across a continent, it gets even trickier. “Anything can change in seconds,” Jes Gr...
Niger Delta communities in ‘great danger’ as month-old oi...
Crude oil from a blowout has been pouring into creeks in the Niger Delta since Nov. 5, with the well’s owner, Nigerian energy firm Aiteo, unable to con...
Mongabay’s What-To-Watch list for December 2021
In November, Mongabay launched “Problem Solved,” a new video series hosted by Mike DiGirolamo where Mongabay examines big, systemic, environmental issues and...
How Andean Condors in Peru saved the California Condor fr...
A few years ago, alone on the top of a mountain in Zion National Park, in Utah, USA, I had an almost mystical experience that immediately transported me to t...
‘They will die’: Fears for the last Piripkura as Amazon i...
Roads, trucks, fences, cow barns, cattle herds, and vast pasturelands. Overflight images from advocacy groups have revealed all this inside what’s supposed t...
Navajo People Endorse Red Rock Wilderness Act
Comb Wash in Bears Ears National Monument is one of the roadless areas within America’s Red Rock Wilderness Act. Photo George Wuerthner  The Southern U...
Navajo Endorse Red Rock Wilderness Act
Comb Wash in Bears Ears National Monument is one of the roadless areas within America’s Red Rock Wilderness Act. Photo George Wuerthner  The Southern U...
Indigenous groups unveil plan to protect 80% of the Amazo...
Pledges and solutions proposed by world leaders to address the climate and biodiversity crisis at the United Nations climate summit, COP26, and biodiversity ...
Indonesia ranks high on legal wildlife trade, but experts...
JAKARTA — A recent analysis of the legal wildlife trade in the last 46 years puts Indonesia, a biodiversity hotspot in Southeast Asia, among the top 10 expor...
The catfight within tiger conservation: Why all stakehold...
Why is cooperation within tiger conservation so hard to accomplish? Despite efforts for decades, tigers are threatened with extinction. Twelve years ago, whe...
$1.5 billion Congo Basin pledge a good start but not enou...
On Nov. 2, a group of 12 donors, including the European Commission, United Kingdom, United States and the Bezos Earth Fund, collectively pledged at least $1....
South Africa: Massive Blow for the Wild Coast: Urgent Int...
[Natural Justice] Court refuses to interdict seismic survey on the basis that "irreparable harm" to marine species not proved.
Major clothing brands contribute to deforestation in Camb...
A drone camera soars over a timber yard where thousands of tons of logs are strewn across the ground. In one clip, a bulldozer scoops up a heap of wood while...
For Indigenous Zoró, the Brazil nut is a weapon against d...
“When people see the nuts all bagged up here, they think it’s easy, but it’s really tough out there in the rainforest,” says Waratan. “You have to find them,...
Bioacoustics researcher wins top award for positive impac...
Bioacoustics researcher Zuzana Burivalova is the 2021 recipient of the Driving Global Impact award, recognizing her work on conservation of tropical forests....
Latest delay casts pall over WTO bid to end harmful fishi...
Twenty years is a long time to talk about fish. But hopes that World Trade Organization (WTO) members would finally reach a meaningful agreement to ban subsi...
Kenya: Drought Scuttles Conservation Efforts As Wild Anim...
[Nation] The death of wildlife due to the ongoing drought is disrupting conservation efforts. With depressed rainfall in Wajir, Garissa, Isiolo and Marsabit ...
Amid a furniture boom, timber certification is just a sta...
Widespread lockdowns and working from home to combat the COVID-19 pandemic have led to booming demand for home furnishings. As furniture manufacturers scramb...
The ‘idea’: Uncovering the peatlands of the Congo Basin
This is the first article in our four-part series “The Congo Basin peatlands.” The notion seemed straightforward: A massive swamp in the Congo Basin relative...
South Africa: South Africa's Cave-Dwelling Bats Need More...
[The Conversation Africa] Caves are overlooked but essential parts of the natural world. Many animals use caves for shelter and for raising their young - bat...
South Africa: How We Found a Way to Track Alien Marine Sp...
[The Conversation Africa] Saldanha Bay harbour on the west coast of South Africa has long been an important point for global shipping routes. It was also the...
Amazonian birds are shrinking in response to climate chan...
The canary in the coal mine for how climate change is affecting the treasure trove of biodiversity in the Amazon is … also a bird. Dozens of them, in fact, a...
Extinction not only threatens primates—their parasites ar...
Extinction threatens nearly half of all primate species, largely due to human activities. But alongside them, a hidden world of biodiversity also could disap...
Amazon mining threatens dozens of uncontacted Indigenous ...
Mining interests in the Brazilian Amazon pose an imminent threat to Indigenous groups, a new study shows, causing “incalculable damage” for 43 isolated group...
Indonesia’s new plan for coal: It pollutes land and air, ...
JAKARTA — Having already declared coal ash non-hazardous waste, the Indonesian government now wants to turn it into bricks that will be used for coral transp...
Rwanda: Arrival of White Rhinos Boosts Rwanda Tourism
[New Times] Kester Vickery, a conservationist is excited to have been among the group that supervised the translocation of 30 white rhinos from South Africa ...
10 datos que debes saber del jaguar, el rey de los felino...
Nobody Mentioned Scorpions: Global Warming's Secondary Ef...
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