Mongabay is pleased to announce that Kristin Rechberger has joined its board of directors. She has spent her career supporting those who defend nature, and is now CEO of Dynamic Planet, a firm that helps advance and invest in markets that restore nature. “I believe environmental journalism is critical to an informed global public,” Rechberger said. “Leaders of a community,
Mongabay, a non-profit conservation and environmental science news service with a monthly audience of over 10 million people, is excited to announce its expansion into Hindi, India’s most widely spoken language. Mongabay-Hindi will give Mongabay-India (which until now has published only in English) the ability to reach larger audiences and grow its network of journalists
Mongabay is excited to announce the arrival of our newest board member. Katie LaFleur, a social impact investor and fundraising enthusiast with over 15 years of experience in investing along ESG metrics, has joined Mongabay’s distinguished board of directors. LaFleur brings a sincere desire help Mongabay grow and mature as a world-class environmental journalism outlet.
In 2017, Mongabay’s Conservation Effectiveness series looked at what the scientific literature tells us is working and not working in the field of conservation. The series produced award-winning reporting which generated wide-ranging discussions across conservation. One of the key conclusions from the project was that conservation studies generally haven’t been designed to rigorously assess effectiveness
The Country Almanac, the weekly paper that services the Silicon Valley communities of Atherton, Menlo Park, and Woodside, did a cover story this week on Mongabay founder Rhett A. Butler, who grew up in the area. The article, titled Informing the World: How a curious kid from Atherton started and grew a global environmental news
Robert Irion, director emeritus of the science journalism program at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and a member of the local organizing committee for the World Conference of Science Journalists 2017, alerted us to an exciting opportunity for international science journalists. He graciously offered to do a write up detailing the opportunity. Please note
Mongabay is excited to welcome two new board members. Cynthia Adams and Rodolfo Dirzo bring a wide variety of experience and skills to the organization and will provide a powerful boost as Mongabay continues to grow into its role as one of the world’s most reliable sources for environmental science and conservation news. It was
Mongabay, a non-profit news media organization, currently seeks a full-time Bilingual Junior Writer to adapt content for Mongabay-Latin America and Mongabay News, our Spanish and English-language environmental news services. The Bilingual Writer will be responsible for adapting articles on a daily basis about environmental issues—especially those related to forests, wildlife, land use, and conservation— to
Mongabay congratulates Agência Pública for being the recent recipient of the Petrobrás Award. The journalism team was awarded for their special investigative report, funded by Mongabay’s Special Reporting Initiatives Program, on threats currently facing the Tapajós River valley and the communities that call the valley their home. The awards ceremony was held last week, during
This year Mongabay is formally launching a Spanish-language initiative, Mongabay-Latin America (Mongabay-Latam). By the end of 2016 we will have daily Spanish environmental news reporting in a dozen countries across Central and South America. This exciting growth requires additional resources. Accordingly, we’re pleased to announce that MariaIsabel Torres has joined our team as Program Manager
Over the past year Mongabay has experienced rapid growth, with our staff more than doubling, traffic to Mongabay-Indonesia surging 300 percent, and our contributor network expanding to 20 countries and more than 100 correspondents. Already the new year appears to hold the promise of further expansion. This year Mongabay plans to formally launch a Spanish-language
Mongabay.com, the site that serves as the distribution platform for content produced under Mongabay.org initiatives, has been relaunched!