Mongabay in the news, July 2017
Aug24

Mongabay in the news, July 2017

Mongabay’s original reports are referenced and republished widely, and in multiple languages. One highlight of the past month’s pickups is Buzzfeed’s republishing of our feature about the women who live alongside rhinos in Orang National Park, a 78-square-kilometer protected area in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. Here’s a selection of media outlets where our reporting turned up during July 2017: AFK Insider, Animal Politico, Buzzfeed, Common Dreams, The Conversation, El Espectador, Ecowatch, The Guardian, The Independent, E&E News, Eco-Business, Financial Tribune, International News Lens, La Mula, Mekong Eye, News Deeply, Pacific Standard, Paste Magazine, Publimetro, RPP Noticias, Reptiles Magazine, Scroll, Semana, Telesur TV, Truthout, Vulcan Post, The Wire, and The Zimbabwean. Photo by Erik Hoffner....

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Aida Greenbury joins Mongabay’s board of advisors
Aug07

Aida Greenbury joins Mongabay’s board of advisors

Mongabay is pleased to announce that Aida Greenbury, an Indonesian forester with more than 20 years of experience in the fields of sustainability, forest management and industry, is joining our advisory board. Other members of the Mongabay.org advisory board include primatologist and conservation icon Jane Goodall, tropical ecologist William F. Laurance, and botanist Peter Raven. “I’m thrilled to welcome Aida Greenbury to Mongabay’s advisory board,” said Rhett Butler, Mongabay’s founder and CEO. “Her curiosity and passion toward forests and wildlife as well as her knowledge from studying forestry for almost all her life lead her to become an early champion for the zero-deforestation movement within a company, and industry, where that was a pretty radical concept at the time.” For 13 years Greenbury worked on sustainability issues at Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), one of the world’s largest integrated forestry, pulp and paper groups. As the Chief Sustainability Officer, Greenbury spearheaded the controversial forestry group’s development, adoption, and implementation of a forest conservation policy that in 2013 won wide acclaim from some of APP’s harshest critics. The policy established protocols for addressing social conflict, barred deforestation and conversion of peatlands from its supply chain, and set targets for restoring degraded peatlands. Greenbury left APP in May 2017, although she is currently engaged by the group on a short-term advisory contract limited to its potential re-association with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). Greenbury is currently working as an independent sustainability advisor, including serving as Co-Chair of the High Carbon Stock Approach Steering Group and Chair of the Private Sector Roundtable of the Asia Pacific Rainforest Partnership. As a member of the advisory board, Greenbury will provide advice and help coordinate network development as Mongabay expands its coverage in Asia. She will also offer insights on the forestry sector in the region. “I feel very fortunate to have a chance to contribute to this cause. Mongabay is a non-profit organization based on science. Although I took a different but, parallel path with my earlier career, I was raised as a scientist and have always applied its disciplines,” said Greenbury. “The founder and board members of Mongabay are driven by their passion for nature and wildlife, and I have always been passionate about responsible forest management and forest conservation. Given these similarities between our goals, it seems only natural to me that our paths should intertwine.” “Saving the forest is not a one-size-fits-all process; it can be done in many different ways, but one thing that holds true is that the barriers between forest conservation and stakeholders must be broken down. By joining Mongabay’s Advisory Board I hope to take a step towards...

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Mongabay to expand environmental news coverage in India
Aug06

Mongabay to expand environmental news coverage in India

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” In 1999, embracing those famous words derived from remarks made by Mahatma Gandhi, I founded Mongabay out of my passion for wildlife and nature. Since then, the effort has grown into a multinational initiative involving hundreds of journalists and reaching tens of millions of people each year. Mongabay’s expansion has particularly accelerated since we moved to a non-profit model five years ago. Our first project as a non-profit environmental media organization was Mongabay-Indonesia, an Indonesian-language environmental news service run by Indonesians for Indonesians. Mongabay-Indonesia proved remarkably popular and impactful in Indonesia, pioneering new ideas for Mongabay’s global news operation and paving the way for Mongabay-Latam, our Spanish-language news service that launched just over a year ago. Stories from Mongabay-Latam are now regularly appearing in nearly 20 newspapers, blogs, and publications in ten Latin American countries. Today I’m excited to announce a new expansion: Mongabay-India, which will follow in the tradition of our other properties by producing high-quality, original news reporting on conservation and environmental issues in India. Mongabay-India will be run by a team in India — we are now hiring the first two staff positions (Managing Editor and Staff Writer) and plan to launch the reporting bureau by October. Initially, Mongabay-India will focus on producing written content in English, but in time, we intend to broaden our offerings to video and other languages. Our articles will be produced under an open Creative Commons license allowing other outlets to use our content commercially or non-commercially at no cost.   Why India? With ecosystems ranging from the mangrove forests of the Sundarbans to the rainforests of the Western Ghats to the alpine habitats of the Himalayas, India is one of the most biologically diverse countries on the planet. Yet the country, which is soon to be the world’s most populous, suffers from many environmental problems. Still there are reasons for optimism: local entrepreneurs, researchers, civil society groups, governments, and others are devising ingenious solutions to many of these issues, providing inspiring models that could be adopted more widely provided they were better known. Mongabay-India will report on the country’s environmental challenges by highlighting threats to ecosystems and wildlife, identifying opportunities for progress, and showcasing successful models for resource management and conservation which could be embraced both within India and outside its borders. Beyond our core team, we expect to work with journalists across India, bringing local and region issues to a global audience. I believe Mongabay is well placed to make this new program a success. Between Mongabay-Indonesia (established 2012) and Mongabay-Latam (2016), we have a demonstrated track record in...

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New Reporting Opportunity: Global Agroforestry
Aug04

New Reporting Opportunity: Global Agroforestry

Mongabay is excited to announce a new reporting opportunity: Global Agroforestry The world faces a multitude of challenges, yet some of the toughest ones–from climate change to hunger, food security, water shortages, soil degradation, and loss of biodiversity–could be solved in part by agroforestry. Many agronomists, sustainable farming experts, and scientists argue that this traditional system of agriculture, which often combines tall woody perennials like trees and shrubs with annual crops, ought to be implemented more widely, since it produces food, fuel, fodder, and fiber while drawing carbon out of the atmosphere, while also providing habitat for animals and plants, and building local water tables and soil profiles. Mongabay.com therefore seeks story pitches for this series that will foster a better understanding of the scale, scope, and impact of agroforestry systems from the local to global levels, with a special emphasis on indigenous peoples’ implementation of it and a geographical interest in (though not limited to) Melanesia (Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands, Fiji, and Papua New Guinea), the African Rift Valley (Kenya and Ethiopian Highlands), Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan), northern Australia, and northwestern Mexico. Click here to read more about this opportunity and how to apply....

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Mongabay Hiring for Three Positions
Aug03

Mongabay Hiring for Three Positions

At the heart of Mongabay is a spirit of innovation. We’re open to trying new ideas, adapting existing models, and phasing out underperforming projects in our quest to deliver the best products and services given our resources. We are excited to announce three new positions. The Program Director will work closely with the Mongabay’s CEO, Operations Manager, and Development Director to manage Mongabay’s rapidly growing team and execute on the organization’s mission to inspire, educate, and inform the public on conservation and environmental issues. Program Director Mongabay-India Mongabay is planning to establish a news bureau in India to do original reporting on conservation and environmental issues in the country. Content will be distributed via Mongabay, its social media channels, and third party outlets, including local newspapers and online media. Initially Mongabay will produce articles in English, but in time we expect to expand to other languages spoken widely in India. We are recruiting a team to develop Mongabay-India, including a Managing Editor to oversee the initiative and a Staff Writer to produce original daily content across India. Mongabay India Managing Editor Mongabay India Staff Writer Click on the job positions to learn more about the opportunity, position requirements, and how to...

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New Reporting Opportunity: Asia’s Oceans
Aug01

New Reporting Opportunity: Asia’s Oceans

Mongabay is excited to announce a new reporting opportunity: Asia’s Oceans. Pollution, rising CO2 levels, noise, and coastal and military development. The oceans are under threat from many sources — and nowhere more so than the waters of Asia. With this reporting initiative Mongabay will investigate lesser-known issues facing the eastern Indian and western Pacific oceans, zeroing in on Asian ecosystems and organisms that tend to be overlooked. Click here to read more about this opportunity and how to...

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Mongabay in the news, June 2017
Jul25

Mongabay in the news, June 2017

  Our original reports are referenced and republished widely but sometimes Mongabay itself is the subject of stories in the media, as when the Knight Center for Journalism highlighted the successes of our Latin America bureau, Mongabay Latam, which just marked its one-year anniversary, and when Revelator News ranked our podcast, the Mongabay Newscast, as one of the top environmental podcasts. Plus Mongabay Editor Glenn Scherer appeared on the broadcast TV show Rising Up to discuss his writing team’s deep coverage of dam building in the Brazilian Amazon and that country’s troubling environmental policy moves. Elsewhere, Mongabay reports were republished twice by The Guardian and also referenced in a Guardian feature about Brazil’s palm oil boom, which described the Mongabay as being “widely respected.” Here’s a selection of places like this that our reporting turned up during June 2017: Asia Pacific Report, Business Insider, Cincinnati.com, Common Dreams, EcoBusiness, El Espectador, Frontier Myanmar, Guardian, International Business Times, International News Lens, The Intercept, The Irrawaddy, La Mula, Lado B, Pacific Standard, Publimetro, RPP, The Revelator, Rising Up with Sonali Kolhatkar, Truthout, and The Wire. Photo of Magnificent Frigatebird in the Galapagos by Rhett...

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Seeking acoustic ecologists and sound recordists
Jun30

Seeking acoustic ecologists and sound recordists

Are you an acoustic ecologist or sound recordist focused on the environment or natural world? Mongabay wants to highlight your work on its podcast. The Mongabay Newscast is our free, biweekly podcast delivering news and inspiration from nature’s frontline. It features inspiring guests and deeper analysis of the global environmental issues explored every day by the Mongabay.com team, from climate change to biodiversity, tropical ecology, wildlife, and much more. One regular feature of the podcast is Field Notes, where researchers and sound artists/recordists are interviewed about their field work, and during which they play some sample recordings and explain what we’re hearing and how it informs our understanding of biology and natural history. If you would like to be featured, post to Twitter mentioning @Mongabay and the hashtag #sciencesoundslike with a link to some recordings (this is our preferred method, but if you lack a Twitter account or online recordings of your work, you can also send an email to submissions@mongabay.com with this information). And attach a picture that illustrates the work you’re submitting, if feasible. We will listen to the recordings, retweet some of our favorites, and invite the most interesting clips’ authors onto the show. Listen to the episodes below to get an idea for the segment, or subscribe via Stitcher, TuneIn, iTunes, Google Play, Android, or wherever you get your podcasts, to hear them all. Here are some selected Field Notes features: May 3, Leah Barclay, acoustic ecologist discusses her work on marine bioacoustics (whole show) June 27, Marconi Campos Cerqueira (from minute 19 on), who recently completed a study that used bioacoustic monitoring to examine bird ranges in the mountains of Puerto Rico March 21, Zuzana Burivalova (from minute 32 on), a conservation scientist at Princeton University who has recorded the soundscapes of over 100 sites in the Indonesian part of Borneo We look forward to hearing your Field Notes submissions on Twitter via the #sciencesoundslike...

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Mongabay in the news, May 2017
Jun24

Mongabay in the news, May 2017

May 2017 saw a surge in coverage of our work in Southeast Asia thanks to the celebration of Mongabay-Indonesia’s 5th anniversary. Also in May a Mongabay investigation concerning the role of illegal chainsaws in Myanmar’s ongoing logging controversy appeared in numerous regional publications from The News Lens to Frontier Myanmar and The Irrawaddy, plus a recent Mongabay feature by correspondent William Clowes (“Conserving Congo’s wild places on a shoestring”) was republished by Slate and the popular journal of food, politics, travel, and culture, Roads and Kingdoms. Here’s a selection of where to see these stories and others: Africa Science News, Alternet, Asia Sentinel, Asia Times, Catch News, The City Paper, Digital Journal, Eco-Business, Economist-Namibia, El Nacional, El Espectador, Ethical Corporation, Financial Tribune, Fokus Jabar, Frontier Myanmar, Gizmodo, The Guardian, Huffington Post, Huffington Post-India, Indian Country Today, India Express, International News Lens, The Irrawaddy, Kabar News, Klik Samarinda, La Estrella, La Hora, La Mula, La Opinion, Lado B, Maravi Post, News Deeply, Pachamama Radio, Pacific Standard, Plaza Publica, RPP, Roads and Kingdoms, The Scientist, Scroll, Slate, Smithsonian, Tribuna Noticias, Truthout, Vietnam Express, and Viva. Photo by Rhett...

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Mongabay is seeking a research associate to help evaluate conservation effectiveness
Jun19

Mongabay is seeking a research associate to help evaluate conservation effectiveness

Mongabay is working on a reporting project that combines science and journalism to evaluate the effectiveness of different conservation strategies. We are looking for scientists who have strong literature synthesis skills, are able to work independently in a rigorous and unbiased way with different types of scientific evidence, and are open-minded and willing to depart from the traditional academic work. This project contributes to a growing demand for evidence on the actual, on-the-ground impact of different conservation strategies, helping the public, conservation practitioners, donors, and decision makers make sense of a large but disparate body of literature. The evidence on each conservation strategy will be presented in an engaging, interactive, approachable, yet rigorous way, together with an investigative story about each strategy by a Mongabay staff writer. We are looking for one or two scientists (advanced graduate students, postdocs) who will carry out a literature review on a specific conservation strategy, collaborate with a journalist on creating a story, and help make interactive visualizations of the collected evidence. Funds for 1-3 months of research work will be available. Projects will have to be completed by mid-December 2017. Examples of the strategies that we are interested in include, but are not limited to regulations of trade with wildlife, environmental law enforcement, environmental advocacy, ecotourism, land purchase schemes, protected areas, including marine protected areas, and others. Learn more about this opportunity, the position requirements and how to apply.   We look forward to hearing from...

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Mongabay is hiring a Senior Copy Editor & Grant Writer
Jun12

Mongabay is hiring a Senior Copy Editor & Grant Writer

This position has been filled Mongabay is growing and we are excited to announce a new opening: Senior Copy Editor and Grant Writer. The Senior Copy Editor & Grant Writer will lead Mongabay’s efforts to track and demonstrate our effectiveness to our funders and audience, as well as aid our global editorial team in the quality of our daily publishing. The duties include proofreading Mongabay articles prior to publication, providing copy edits & feedback to editors/journalists, documenting trends in Mongabay coverage, noting areas of improvement or particular successes, and developing comprehensive reports for established grants among other things. At the heart of Mongabay is a spirit of innovation. We’re open to trying new ideas, adapting existing models, and phasing out underperforming projects in our quest to deliver the best products and services possible given our resources. Click here if you want to learn more about this opportunity, the position requirements and how to apply. We look forward to hearing from you! This position has been...

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Marking one year of environmental news reporting in Latin America
Jun02

Marking one year of environmental news reporting in Latin America

Yesterday marked the first anniversary of the official launch of Mongabay-Latam, our Spanish-language environmental news service for Latin America. Mongabay-Latam is off to a great start, exceeding all our internal goals for its first twelve months. To date, the team — 6 full-time staff in Peru and 35 corespondents in 11 countries — has produced more than 600 original articles, including a number of major features on topics ranging from oil spills in the Amazon to wildlife trafficking in Colombia and Peru to the use of cattle ranches to launder drug money in Central America. The reporting has also won critical acclaim: in November 2016 two of Mongabay-Latam’s stories were selected among the five finalists of 122 nominees for the National Journalism Award, Peru’s equivalent to the Pulitzer Prize. Mongabay-Latam’s reporting is getting wide readership. In the past year we’ve had 1.33 million visits to the site and added more than 40,000 fans on our Facebook page, which has an average weekly reach of 700,000. Importantly we’re also reaching audiences beyond our site via syndication partnerships with 15 media outlets in nine countries, including last month’s alliance with Publimetro, which plans to distribute our content in the nine newspapers it has in the region. Protecting ecosystems across Latin America is critical. The region boasts the world’s highest levels of biodiversity and most extensive tropical forests. It’s also a hotspot for new ideas and innovations in conservation, including forest monitoring systems, recognition of indigenous and traditional land tenure, and adoption of technology. We’re proud to be helping raise environmental awareness and create enabling conditions for NGOs and scientists. Special thanks to our supporters as well as our Latam team: Alexa Vélez Zuazo, Joaquin Ortiz Rivarola, Lorena Flores Agüero, MariaIsabel Torres, Milton López Tarabochia, and Romina Castagnino. Header photo: sea lion in the Galapagos. Photo by Rhett A. Butler for...

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Mongabay in the news, April 2017
May31

Mongabay in the news, April 2017

Mongabay’s original reporting was republished and referenced widely by other media outlets in numerous languages in April 2017, from The Intercept-Brasil (Portuguese) to El Espectador (Spanish), El Badil (Arabic), and Huffington Post-Maghreb (French). Also in April, Mongabay broke the story of the killing of two rangers by poachers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo which was republished by The Guardian, and the fact that Colombia’s disastrous Mocoa landslide had been predicted was picked up on by the American Geophysical Union via Mongabay. Plus the findings of numerous other articles from ongoing Mongabay series appeared widely as usual. Here’s a selection of where our reporting appeared in April of 2017: American Geophysical Union Blog, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Times, Common Dreams, Eco-Business, EcoWatch, El Badil, El Dia, El Espectador, The Guardian, Financial Tribune, Huffington Post, Huffington Post-Maghreb, Humanitarian News, HydroWorld, The Intercept-Brasil, International News Lens, Lado B, New Security Beat, Nieuws.nl, Pacific Standard, Publimetro,The Wire, Truthout and VN Express. Image: land iguana, Santa Cruz Island in the Galápagos, Ecuador, by Rhett A....

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5 years of environmental journalism in Indonesia
May26

5 years of environmental journalism in Indonesia

Last week Mongabay-Indonesia—our Indonesian-language environmental news service—celebrated its fifth anniversary with an event held at @America in Jakarta. The following traces Mongabay-Indonesia’s evolution from a concept to a popular web site whose influence extends well beyond Indonesia. Five and a half years ago, Mongabay was a two-person organization. While our site was well-respected and widely-read in the conservation community, we had big ideas that could never be realized under our advertising-based business model of the time. One of those ideas was to build an Indonesian environmental news service. Why Indonesia? Firstly, it has a huge amount of biodiversity living among its many ecosystems ranging from coral reefs to rainforests, much is which is threatened by unsustainable harvesting and habitat conversion, degradation, and destruction. It also has a huge human population which lacked reliable access to environmental news. In the early 2010s, Indonesia looked to be at a potential inflection point where it could shift from a deforestation-driven development model that laid waste to its biological and cultural diversity to something greener, perhaps following the path pioneered by Brazil, which had recently curbed deforestation in the Amazon while still expanding agricultural output. There was high-level political support from then president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, a billion dollar commitment from Norway to fund efforts to reduce deforestation, and new pledges from several companies to reduce or eliminate deforestation from their palm oil supply chains. Given that one of the major obstacles to progress in Indonesia was corruption in the natural resources sector, an environmental news service that increased transparency and accountability around forests might actually make a significant contribution toward shifting business-as-usual practices. Environmental journalism seemed to offer the potential to help create an enabling environment for others—advocacy groups, researchers, progressive companies, communities, and the bureaucracies—working on forests and related issues in Indonesia. So with the intent of building such a service, in 2012 I formed a non-profit: Mongabay.org. Its first project was Mongabay-Indonesia: an Indonesian-language environmental news service, for Indonesians and by Indonesians. After securing our first organizational grant, I posted three job descriptions in English and Indonesian. The response was overwhelming: more than 200 applications came in just three weeks. Two weeks later, we hired the team, which was led by Ridzki Sigit, our program manager. I really didn’t know what to expect. I didn’t speak in Indonesian and most of my time in the country had been spent in remote forests, not cities. But I put my faith in my small team and was rewarded with remarkable success. Within three months of hiring the team, Mongabay-Indonesia was arguably the most popular web site dedicated to environmental issues in Indonesia....

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Mongabay Job Opportunity – Video Manager
May19

Mongabay Job Opportunity – Video Manager

This position has been filled Mongabay’s Video Manager will lead our efforts to build out our conservation video program, including producing our own video content and serving as a liaison to production partners. This individual’s duties will include: – working with staff editors to determine what pieces get turned into video; – managing video submissions from field correspondents and editing these into videos for social media; – leading the development of any “live” content that might be streamed from staff or correspondents; – developing and maintaining our YouTube channel as well as posting to our other social media channels; – working with editors to post video content in Mongabay news articles; – analyzing collected viewership data across various platforms; and – serving as a liaison to video production partners who may develop some short-form pieces into longer, higher-production value videos and films SKILLS At the heart of Mongabay is a spirit of innovation. We’re open to trying new ideas, adapting existing models, and phasing out underperforming projects in our quest to deliver the best products and services possible given our resources. Due to our culture and global at-home staff, the most successful employees at Mongabay are adept at working independently, and produce consistent high-quality work by taking initiative and thinking creatively about solutions to problems. Some skills that are required in this position are: – Video production and editing experience, especially with short-form content – Advanced understanding of post production, workflow and production management – Film/camera handling experience a plus, but not required – On screen experience not required – Understanding of the video, documentary, and film sectors, including distribution – Social media expertise, including social marketing – Ability to make timely decisions and demonstrate good judgment – Exceptional written and verbal communication skills – English as a first language (or exceptional fluency in both writing and speaking) – Providing other support as needed to ensure content meets Mongabay’s high standards of professionalism, consistency, authenticity, and reliability – Extremely self-directed and motivated – Strong sense of professionalism and reliability – Ability to adjust approaches according to feedback – Contributes to the team effort by following through on tasks and delivering results DESIRED EXPERIENCE & REQUIREMENTS – Prior experience – one to four years of video production and editing experience – Technical experience – Microsoft Office, WordPress (or similar), Google Drive, Adobe premiere, Adobe After Effects, FCPX, Avid Media Composer, YouTube, Social Media – Location – Mongabay does not have a physical office, but due to the need to serve as a liaison to video partners, we have a very strong preference for candidates based in the New York City...

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New reporting opportunity: Amazon Infrastructure
May03

New reporting opportunity: Amazon Infrastructure

The battle for the Amazon Plans currently call for more than 400 new hydroelectric dams on the rivers of the Amazon basin and on its headwaters tributaries — projects that would block the region’s free-flowing streams and lead to major deforestation, habitat loss and degradation, and possible ecosystem collapse. With this dam building frenzy would come accompanying infrastructure: roads, railways, industrial waterways, transmission lines, new mining operations, agribusiness expansion, logging and settlement Mongabay is looking for article pitches that detail the wide-ranging environmental impacts of hydropower development and ancillary infrastructure development in Amazonia, with a special emphasis on dam building projects in Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, and Brazil (Tapajós basin and elsewhere). We welcome original pitches on any Amazon Infrastructure issue. Here are some suggested topics: environmental impacts, finance and energy development, social impacts and resistance, focus on a specific dam/region, how alternative energy could do away with need for dams. Click here to read more about this opportunity and how to apply....

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New reporting opportunity – Global Environmental Impacts of U.S. Policy
May03

New reporting opportunity – Global Environmental Impacts of U.S. Policy

The mainstream media is widely reporting the most obvious planet-wide impacts of the U.S. government’s recent drastic shift away from policies protecting the environment, in favor of extraction, development and fossil fuels. But there are other policy initiatives in the pipeline, from both the Trump administration and Congress, which will likely have major international repercussions for the global environment. Over the coming months, Mongabay will utilize its international team of contributors and its reputation for insightful reporting on global environmental issues to investigate and analyze international ecosystem impacts resulting from shifting U.S. policies. Mongabay is looking for untold stories of repercussions that new U.S. policies will have on the ground outside the United States, in other nations or regions — impacts on foreign ecosystems, habitats, forests, endangered species and indigenous peoples around the globe. Click here to read more about this opportunity and how to...

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Mongabay in the news, March 2017
Apr28

Mongabay in the news, March 2017

Mongabay’s original reporting is republished and referenced widely by other media outlets in multiple languages, most recently in the BBC to Jakarta Globe and La Semana. In March, Mongabay broke stories like the grounding of a cruise ship on a world-renowned reef in Indonesia, which then appeared in The Guardian and thereafter at BBC, Yahoo News, and many others. Then the news that celebrated musician Paul Simon’s new tour will benefit conservation initiatives of the E.O. Wilson Foundation appeared at Mongabay, and this news was reported on by Rolling Stone, Billboard, and many other entertainment, pop culture, and general interest news outlets afterward. Plus the findings of numerous other articles from ongoing Mongabay series also appeared widely as usual. Here’s a selection of where our reporting turned up this month: AOL News, Africa Insider, Alternet, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Times, BBC News, BBC Mundo, Billboard, Courrier International, Daily Collegian, Daily Hampshire Gazette, Daily Mail, Eco-Business, Ecowatch, The Ecologist, El Espectador, Eurasia Times, Frontier Myanmar, Gizmodo, The Guardian, Huffington Post, Humanitarian News, IFL Science, The Independent, Inhabitat, The Intercept, International News Lens, Jakarta Globe, La Nacion, The Malay Mail, Malaysia Digest, Maritime Executive, Mashable, Mekong Eye, National Geographic, New Security Beat, Pacific Standard, Periodista Digital, La Prensa, Publimetro, RPP Noticias, Rolling Stone, Scroll, Seattle Times, Semana, Straits Times, Truthout, Vice, Viet Nam News, The Wire, Xposé, and Yahoo News. Image: capybaras on a beach in Colombia, by Rhett A. Butler...

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Intern for Mongabay
Apr03

Intern for Mongabay

Get published on a leading environmental news site, improve your writing ability, and become part of a community of passionate and talented journalists by interning at Mongabay! We are now launching our application for our Environmental Journalism Internship program for Summer of 2017. Applications are accepted until June 2, 2017 for our July – December 2017...

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Mongabay in the news, February 2017
Mar31

Mongabay in the news, February 2017

Mongabay’s original reports are republished and referenced widely by other media outlets, from the New York Times to India Times, here’s a selection of where they turned up in February 2017: AFK Insider, Amazonia Brasiliera, Asia Times, Brasil de Fato, Christian Science Monitor, Confidencial, DGR News, Down to Earth, Eco-Business, Ecowatch, Epoch Times, Frontier Myanmar, Green Biz, Humanitarian News, Hydro World, Illegal Logging Info, India Times, The Intercept-Brasil, Mekong Eye, Millennium Post, National Geographic, New Security Beat, New York Times, News Lens International, Pacific Standard, Scroll, Truthout, The Wire, and Yale Environment 360. Anyone interested in republishing Mongabay articles may do so freely via our Creative Commons license, learn how here. Image: Great Mormon (Papilio memnon) butterfly feeding on a red hibiscus in...

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