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Mongabay is the world’s most popular rainforest information site and a well-known source of environmental news reporting and analysis.
Meet the new spider named after Johnny Cash
(February 9, 2016, 4:43 pm) Fourteen new species of tarantula have been discovered in the American Southwest and one was named after the late, legendary country artist, Johnny Cash.
‘Where Have All the Animals Gone?’ – a journey through Africa and Asia
(February 8, 2016, 12:23 pm) In “Where Have All the Animals Gone?”, author Dale Peterson recounts his adventures with Karl Ammann, an eccentric award-winning wildlife photographer and conservationist, as they travel across several countries in Africa and Asia investigating bushmeat hunting, wildlife trafficking and vanishing wildlife.
The week in environmental news – Feb 05, 2016
(February 5, 2016, 8:12 pm) The deep-sea creature called Xenoturbella is so unique that it took researchers 60 years to figure out what it was or where it originated from on the evolutionary family tree.
Norway pledges $50m to fund Indonesia’s peat restoration
(February 5, 2016, 8:32 am) The government of Norway announced on Wednesday it would continue its environmental funding partnership with Indonesia, offering $50 million to support the archipelago’s newly created Peat Restoration Agency. “This is a positive step in the ongoing partnership between Indonesia and Norway and signals the serious commitment by our president to address the devastating fires,” said […]
Rare video: young orangutan and gibbon play together in the Borneo jungle
(February 4, 2016, 4:58 pm) In the wild, gibbons and orangutans usually compete with one another for food and habitat, so they tend to keep their distance or even on occasion, fight. However, researchers recently captured rare footage of these species interacting in way that was completely unexpected.