Mongabay in the news, August 2020
Sep22

Mongabay in the news, August 2020

Mongabay’s reporting was cited by outlets ranging from The Guardian to Business Insider, The Week and NASA’s Earth Observatory blog in the past month. Several media outlets chose to republish entire Mongabay features in August, too, like The Huffington Post, The News Minute, and Inter Press News Service. We encourage fellow media outlets to republish Mongabay features in their own publications, one can review our policy and guidelines here. Here’s a selection of places where the Mongabay team’s work appeared during August 2020: Al Jazeera, Asia Pacific Report, Bloomberg News, Business Insider, The Canary, Counterpunch, Eco-Business, EcoWatch, El Comercio, GreenBiz, The Guardian, Gulf Today, Huffington Post, IPP Media, In These Times, Independent Catholic News, Inter Press News Service, LiveScience, MPA News, MSN News, Minda News, NASA Earth Observatory, National Public Radio, New Security Beat, News Ghana, The News Minute, PLOS Collections, Palawan News, Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting, Radio Free Asia, Seafood Source, Science, Scroll, Snopes.com, La Stampa, El Tiempo, UOL News, El Universo, The Weather Channel, The Week, The Wire, and Yahoo Finance. Image of a fringe leaf frog by Rhett A. Butler for...

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Mongabay in the news, July 2020
Aug26

Mongabay in the news, July 2020

Mongabay’s reporting appears regularly beyond the bounds of the main website and multiple language subdomains when other outlets cite it in part, or republish it whole, via our Creative Commons license. Our editors, sources and writers are also interviewed regularly about their work, such as when the syndicated radio program Sea Change Radio spoke with a subject of a recent report at Mongabay.com. Several media outlets chose to republish our features in July, ranging from the top sustainable agriculture site Civil Eats which republished the report about how Wall Street is starting to fund sustainable and climate-positive agroforestry initiatives, to The International News Lens which reposted our coverage of China’s fishing fleet’s abuse of Indonesian workers, and Earth Island Journal which published our op-ed that rebuts the recent media coverage suggesting that coconut products are more damaging to biodiversity than oil palm plantations. We encourage fellow media outlets to republish our features in their own publications, too, one can review our policy and guidelines here. Some noteworthy recent Mongabay citations in other parts of the media include in a Vice News report about a newly-discovered species of crustacean that can grow up to a foot long, a story in Smithsonian about how the homes of rich Americans are responsible for nearly 25% more greenhouse gas emissions than those of poorer people, a note in USA Today about our climate change coverage, and a shout-out in the Guardian about our coverage of the cancer-fighting properties of a tropical sponge. Here’s a selection of places where the Mongabay team’s work appeared during July 2020: ASEAN Today, The Canary, Civil Eats, Daily Mail, The Daily Sabah, Earth Island Journal, Eco-Business, Ecowatch, The Guardian, Inhabitat, International News Lens, The Irish Sun, Lanka Web, Mirror Now, Philippine Canadian Inquirer, Scroll, Sea Change Radio, Smithsonian, USA Today, and VICE. Banner image: sunset in the Peruvian Amazon by Rhett Butler for...

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Mongabay in the news, June 2020
Jul29

Mongabay in the news, June 2020

Our team’s reporting appears regularly beyond the bounds of the main website and multiple language subdomains when other outlets cite it in part, or republish it whole, via our Creative Commons license. Some noteworthy recent citations include in a Washington Post op-ed  about the plight of Amazon communities during the pandemic, a note in USA Today about our deep sea mining coverage, and a quote in top Indian politics and culture magazine Caravan’s obituary for the noted scholar, activist, poet and lawyer, Abhay Xaxa. Media outlets that chose to republish our features in full via the Creative Commons during this time ranged from Pulitzer Prize-winning Inside Climate News to top Philippine news site Rappler and In These Times, among others. We encourage fellow media outlets to republish our features in their own publications, too, one can review our policy and guidelines here. Here’s a selection of places the Mongabay team’s work appeared during June 2020: Africa News Agency, Al Jazeera, Asia Pacific Report, Augusta Free Press, BBC Science Focus, CBS News, Caravan, Counterpunch, Eagle Daily Standard, Eco-Business, EcoWatch, FirstPost, Forbes, Fox News, Guardian, IOL, In These Times, Inside Climate News, Irish News, Live Science, MSN, Newser, Rappler, The Scottish Sun, Scroll, Smithsonian, The Sun, Treehugger, USA Today, Unearthed, Vice News, Washington Post, and The Wire. Banner image: A rock hyrax or ‘dassie’ in Namibia, image by Rhett Butler for...

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Mongabay in the news, Spring 2020
Jun30

Mongabay in the news, Spring 2020

Mongabay’s reporting appears regularly beyond the bounds of the main website and multiple language subdomains when other outlets cite it in part or republish it whole via our Creative Commons license. Our team is interviewed by other media outlets, too: editor Karla Mendes was interviewed by WORT-FM in Wisconsin about how COVID-19 is affecting indigenous communities in Brazil, while staff writer Liz Kimbrough appeared on a program syndicated to 70+ U.S. radio stations about air quality during the pandemic, and gorilla conservation. Some noteworthy citations include a New York Times story about the Amazon, a Newsweek article about the plight of captive elephants in Thailand during the pandemic, a Foreign Policy feature about coronavirus in Nicaragua, this Smithsonian story about an amazing frog, a letter to the top journal Science that used two Mongabay features to back its argument for protecting Indigenous peoples in Brazil from COVID-19, and a New Yorker feature that also referred to Mongabay’s coverage of the coronavirus in Brazil. Media outlets that chose to republish our features in full via the Creative Commons during this time ranged from Quartz, Rappler, In These Times, and Environews Nigeria to The Florida Bulldog. We encourage fellow media outlets to republish our features in their own publications, too, one can review our policy and guidelines here. Here’s a selection of more places the Mongabay team’s work appeared during April and May: ARY News, ASEAN Post, ASEAN Today, Asia Pacific Report, Brazzil, Business Insider, CPJ Press Freedom News, The Catholic Register, China Dialogue, Christian Science Monitor, CleanTechnica, Common Dreams, Counterpunch, The Diplomat, Daily Express, Daily Mail, Dialogo Chino, EcoBusiness, The Ecologist, Ecowatch, Environews Nigeria, Eurasia Review, The Express, Florida Bulldog, Foreign Policy, Gizmodo, The Guardian, Gulf Today, Gulf News, Huffington Post, IFL Science, In These Times, The Independent, Inter Press Service, LADbible, LankaWeb, Latin Post, LiveScience, Malaysian Insight, Mashable, Mother Nature Network, NASA Earth Observatory, The New Leam, New York Times, The New Yorker, The News Minute, Newsweek,Open Democracy, Philippine-Canadian Inquirer, Popular Science, Public Affair, Pulitzer Center, Quartz, RTBC,Rappler, Science, Science Times, Scroll, Sea Change Radio, La Semana, Sierra magazine, Slate,Smithsonian magazine, La Stampa, Stuff, Trinidad & Tobago Guardian, UNILAD, UOL, UNPO News, USA Today, WORT-FM, The Wire, Yahoo Finance, Yahoo Lifestyle, ZME Science, and Zimbabwe Daily. Banner image of a capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) in Brazil’s Pantanal region by Rhett A. Butler for...

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Mongabay in the news, March 2020
Apr29

Mongabay in the news, March 2020

Our reporting appears regularly beyond the bounds of the main website and multiple language subdomains when other outlets republish or otherwise use it via our Creative Commons license. Such as was the case when the major Italian daily La Stampa republished our story about the growing tradition in Sardinia of a kind of carbon-sequestering agriculture called silvopasture, where livestock are grazed under tree cover, or when other outlets rely on our reporting to inform their own, like The Guardian‘s mention of hopeful news out of China and The Weather Channel which quoted from our reporting for its own report about a new device being trialed to clean plastic debris from rivers. We encourage fellow media outlets to republish our features in their own publications: review our policy and guidelines here. Here’s a selection of instances where our reporting was republished, cited, discussed, or reported on by various media outlets during March 2020: Asia Pacific Report, Brazzil.com, Cambodia Daily, The Canary, El Colombiano, Common Dreams, CounterPunch, Courrier International, Dialogo Chino, EFE Verde, EJU TV, Earth Island Journal, Eco-Business, Eco-Watch, Eurasia Review, Finance Colombia, The Guardian, Huffington Post, IFL Science, Insight Crime, Latin America News Dispatch, Mother Nature Network, NASA Earth Observatory, National Geographic, The New Leam, The News Minute, Outdoor Journal, Pulitzer Center, Quartz, Science Times, The Scientist, Scroll, The Sentinel, Speak up for Blue Podcast, Spektrum, La Stampa, Timber Trades Journal, Washington Times, The Weather Channel, The Wire, Yahoo News India, Yahoo Finance, Yale Environment 360, and Yes Magazine. Banner image: Proboscis monkey, Sabah, Malaysia by Rhett A....

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Mongabay in the news, February 2020
Mar24

Mongabay in the news, February 2020

Our reporting appears regularly beyond the bounds of the main website and multiple language subdomains when other outlets republish or otherwise use our work. Our team and contributing writers are also interviewed about their work, as when correspondent Justin Catanoso was interviewed for “Press Play,” a show on public radio station KCRW in California about his coverage for Mongabay about Microsoft’s announcement that it plans to go carbon negative. Many of Mongabay’s appearances elsewhere in the media happen when other outlets republish reports via our Creative Commons license, such as Birdwatching Daily which republished our story about the recovery of the Madagascar pochard, or when other outlets rely on our reporting to inform their own, like the Weather Channel which quoted from our reporting for its own report about Peru’s new Dorsal de Nasca marine protected area . We encourage fellow media outlets to republish our features in their own publications: review our republishing policy and guidelines here. Here’s a selection of instances where our reporting was republished, cited, discussed, or reported on by various media outlets during February 2020: Birdwatching Daily, Bogota Post, Burma News International, Christian Science Monitor, El Desconcierto, Diario Cordoba, EJU-TV, Eco-Business, EcoWatch, FirstPost, Happy Magazine, Inhabitat, KCRW, Manila Bulletin, MSN, Mizzima News, Mother Nature Network, New York Times, The News Minute, El Periodico, Press Play, Quartz, RPP, Science, Scroll, South China Morning Post, Tehran Times, UNILAD, VOA News, Voice of Monterey Bay, Washington Post, Weather Channel, The Wire, Yahoo News, and Yale Climate Connections. Banner image: Bloodroot, by Erik...

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