Environment

Conservation news and Environmental science

11 Mongabay investigations in two years. Here’s what we found

11 Mongabay investigations in two years. Here’s what we found

Two years ago, Mongabay and its partners launched a project dedicated to revealing corruption and collusion at the core of many natural resource industries...
Join wildlife crusader and YouTube sensation Dingo Dinkelman as he plants 500 trees at the new animal haven

Join wildlife crusader and YouTube sensation Dingo Dinkelman as he plants...

After 15 years of searching, and hours spent erecting fencing and removing thousands of invasive alien plants, Dingo’s Animal Kingdom in KwaZulu-Natal’s Cato Ridge...
Researchers express alarm as Arctic multiyear sea ice hits record low

Researchers express alarm as Arctic multiyear sea ice hits record low

Low sea ice concentration can create a misleading picture of sea ice health in the Arctic. Though extent is only at its 10th lowest...
With coral cover halved, curbing climate change is only way to slow the loss

With coral cover halved, curbing climate change is only way to...

A new study estimates that global coral cover is half what it was in the 1950s, with much of that loss linked to human-driven...
Faroe Islands to evaluate traditional hunt after slaughter of 1,400 dolphins

Faroe Islands to evaluate traditional hunt after slaughter of 1,400 dolphins

The killing of 1,428 Atlantic white-sided dolphins in the Faroe Islands has sparked outrage among local people and attracted international criticism over the legitimacy...
Ceres invests in a sustainable future by contributing to plastic waste reduction efforts

Ceres invests in a sustainable future by contributing to plastic waste...

Johannesburg – Today, Ceres Fruit Juices announced the introduction of an initiative aimed at reducing plastic waste and has invited Craig Foster, award winning...
For sustainable global fisheries, watchdogs focus on onshore beneficial owners

For sustainable global fisheries, watchdogs focus on onshore beneficial owners

Onshore owners of global fishing vessels have benefited from the illegal activities their crews practice, yet remain largely untouched by law enforcement.In the last...
Sustainably produced ‘blue food’ could feed billions of people

Sustainably produced ‘blue food’ could feed billions of people

A larger emphasis on “blue food” production in coming decades could benefit the planet and human societies alike. The planet’s human population continues to grow...
Railroad and mine projects stir up anxiety in rural Brazil communities

Railroad and mine projects stir up anxiety in rural Brazil communities

Construction of the FIOL railway line linking a deep-water port in Bahia state to the BR-153 highway in Tocantins state is fully underway following...
Scientists look to chimps’ past to gauge their future under climate change

Scientists look to chimps’ past to gauge their future under climate...

In a new study, scientists have uncovered where chimpanzees rode out periods of global change over the past 120,000 years, revealing insights into how...
For Indonesian MPs, Indigenous rights may be bad for business, report says

For Indonesian MPs, Indigenous rights may be bad for business, report...

Indonesia’s Indigenous rights bill continues to languish in parliament because it threatens the business interests of lawmakers, activists say in a new report.The bill...
The secret lives of common hippos

The secret lives of common hippos

Every two weeks, Mongabay brings you a new episode of Candid Animal Cam, our show featuring animals caught on camera traps around the world...