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Anglo American seeking to mine on indigenous lands in Brazil’s Amazon

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Anglo American, one of the biggest mining companies in the world, and its two Brazilian subsidiaries have submitted nearly 300 applications to dig for...

For nesting hawksbill turtles, this Philippine community is a sanctuary

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For centuries, hawksbill sea turtles have returned to a shoreline in the eastern Philippines to lay their eggs, even as the human community has...

The links between COVID-19, wildlife trade, and destruction of nature with...

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On today’s episode of the Mongabay Newscast, we speak with acclaimed environmental journalist John Vidal about the coronavirus pandemics’ links to the wildlife trade...

New snake discovery in Sri Lanka is latest twist in slow-burning...

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Sri Lanka’s southwestern mountains have yielded a new snake species, Dryocalamus chithrasekerai, based on specimens collected in 2009 and 2017. Chithrasekara’s bridle snake, named in...

Puma or cougar? Candid Animal Cam Ep 5 takes you to...

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Every Tuesday, Mongabay will bring you a new episode of Candid Animal Cam, our new show featuring animals caught on camera traps around the...

Indonesian anti-graft enforcers set their sights on a new target: corporations

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Indonesia’s anti-graft agency, the KPK, is widely recognized for its prowess at catching corrupt government officials. The agency has been less successful, however, at prosecuting...

As COVID-19 rages, evangelical pastor may contact remote Amazon tribes

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U.S. Christian Baptist evangelical missionary Andrew Tonkin, from Frontier International, is allegedly planning to contact and convert isolated indigenous groups in the Javari Indigenous...

Seychelles extends protection to marine area twice the size of Great...

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The archipelago in the Indian Ocean has committed to protecting 400,000 sq km (154,000 sq miles) of marine area, about 30% of its waters. Conservationists...

Indigenous people are most vulnerable to the spread of coronavirus in...

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Indigenous people are a high-risk group in the face of the coronavirus due to malnutrition, disease and poor health services. The health situation of...

Coconut farmers in Southeast Asia struggle as palm oil muscles in...

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From coconut to palm oil The situation in the Philippines today is similar to Indonesia a few decades ago. Today in Indonesia, palm oil is...

Housing project puts São Paulo’s remaining Atlantic Forest at risk

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São Paulo gave Tenda construction company a permit to cut down 528 trees, part of native Atlantic forest in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. It...

Camera traps in trees reveal a richness of species in Rwandan...

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Camera traps set high up in trees in Rwanda’s Nyungwe National Park captured 35 different mammal species over a 30-day period, including a rare...
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