Investigating the impact of palm oil on wildlife in Cameroon’s Ebo forest
Aug13

Investigating the impact of palm oil on wildlife in Cameroon’s Ebo forest

Journalists Michael Casey and Ntungwe Elias published an in-depth look at the threat to Cameroon’s Ebo forest from palm oil in . Travel costs associated with the trip were funded under our our MRN program. Casey and Elias made extensive use of Global Forest Watch data in their report, showing where the clearing is taking place. We thank Casey and Elias for their excellent...

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Mongabay Is Hiring (Four Positions)

Thanks for your incredible interest in these positions! Due to the high number of strong candidates who applied for roles at Mongabay, we’re freezing the application process for now. Please check this page at the end of the January to see whether we’ve re-opened the application process. For those of you who applied already, we’re still reviewing applications. We’ll be in touch...

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Global Forest Reporting Network mentioned in Indonesia’s Tempo
May16

Global Forest Reporting Network mentioned in Indonesia’s Tempo

Indonesia’s most prestigious news magazine, Tempo.Co, has mentioned Mongabay.org’s new Global Forest Reporting Network in its latest piece titled Map the World.  The article describes Global Forest Watch’s dynamic online forest monitoring and alert system, and their efforts to get this information in the hands of journalists. “Mongabay is at the forefront of that,” states the article. “On Friday last week, it announced the Global Forest Reporting Network (GFRN), which aims to enlist some two dozen journalists from around the world to produce stories with GFW. [Rhett] Butler wants them to collectively put out at least 180 pieces by the end of next March. They’ll cover topics like deforestation, forest recovery, agricultural expansion into forest areas and illegal logging.” Read the full piece here and learn more about Mongabay.org’s Global Forest Reporting Network.      ...

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