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2019/08/29 | Mongabay
OPINION: Brazil's Sovereignty Depends on a Healthy Amazon
A healthy and productive Amazon actually underpins Brazil’s sovereignty by strengthening food, water, and energy security, while supporting good relations with its neighbors.
2019/08/09 | Mongabay
The Hottest Summer on Record Threatens Stability of Life
World Meteorological Organization recorded the hottest June and July ever.
2019/07/15 | Mongabay
Indonesian Citizens Sue Government Over Severe Air Pollution
A group of citizens is suing the Indonesian government over the world's filthiest air quality.
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.