Kristin Rechberger joins Mongabay’s board of directors

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 launches in Hindi, India’s most widely-spoken language

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

Bioacoustics paper published in Science

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

Mongabay is hiring a Latin America-focused bilingual writer

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

Brazilian journalism team reporting on dams in Amazon wins award

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

Mongabay welcomes two new staff members

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