Mongabay
Posted: 42
Mongabay seeks to raise interest in and appreciation of nature and wildlife, while examining the impact of emerging trends in climate, technology, economics, and finance on conservation and development.
  • Confirm
  • .
2019/02/21 | Mongabay
Chinese 'Queen of Ivory' Gets 15 Years in Jail for Trafficking Elephant Tusks
Tanzania has sentenced Yang Fenglan to 15 years in prison for smuggling the tusks of more than 350 African elephants over several years.
2019/02/06 | Mongabay
Asian Banks Are Giving Billions to Companies Linked With Deforestation
According to a recent analysis and report, financial backing for palm oil, pulp and paper and other industries associated with forest loss in Southeast Asia is estimated to have topped US$60 billion over the past five years.
2018/12/05 | Mongabay
Vietnam Is Grappling With Stringent New Illegal Logging Regulations
A new agreement to prevent illegal logging is being held up against long-standing practices on the ground.
2018/11/09 | Mongabay
China Cuts US$2.7b Fishing Deal With Madagascar, Angering Locals
A fishing rights deal with China has infuriated the people of Madagascar. The sitting president, running for re-election in a vote held on Wednesday (Nov. 7), is right in the thick of it.
2018/11/02 | Mongabay
China Criticized for Legalizing Use of Tiger Bone & Rhino Horn in Medicine
The decision reverses a 25-year ban on using the products. Conservationists say it could provide cover for illegal activities and threaten endangered animals.
2018/10/29 | Mongabay
Indonesian Fishermen Go It Alone in Fight Against Dynamite Fishing
Indonesia's ban against blast fishing is not being enforced in some parts of Sulawesi island. Local fishermen are declaring their own marine protected areas.
2018/10/24 | Mongabay
China's Ivory Ban Pushes Illegal Trade to Neighboring Countries, Study Shows
New research shows the ban has shut down the formerly legal ivory market. But the illegal ivory trade is still alive and kicking.
2018/10/23 | Mongabay
VIETNAM: Formosa Spill Blogger 'Mother Mushroom' Released From Prison
Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh was imprisoned last year after criticizing the government's lackluster response to the 2016 Formosa environmental disaster.
2018/09/28 | Mongabay
INDONESIA: Palm Oil Linked to Deforestation Remains on Store Shelves
Global consumer brands like Unilever, Nestlé and PepsiCo continue to buy palm oil from lawless brands which contribute to Indonesian deforestation.
2018/09/13 | Mongabay
Modernizing Malaysia: Port City Sees Pitfalls of Chinese Investment
Malaysia's Kuantan Port worries about lasting environmental impacts after a Chinese infrastructure project was canceled.
2018/09/01 | Mongabay
Indigenous Architecture Credited With Saving Lives in Lombok Quakes
The Indonesian government often dismisses indigenous dwellings as 'slum villages,' but residents have no desire to move into concrete houses.
2018/08/20 | Mongabay
CAMBODIA: Gold Mining Blamed for Mass Poisonings Despite Official Denials
Dangerous, lightly regulated gold mining may be the culprit in the poisoning of hundreds of Cambodians. Prime Minister Hun Sen has dismissed the allegations while handing out new mining contracts to international companies.