Media inquiries

Over the years Mongabay has provided hundreds of journalists and media outlets with comment and information on forests, conservation, wildlife, and other environmental issues. Some examples include the BBC, CNN, CBS, NBC, Fox News, NPR, PRI, the Discovery Channel, National Geographic, Vice, Grist, Ensia, the Sydney Morning Herald, Showtime, Time Magazine, Tempo, the Jakarta Post, the Wall Street Journal, Fortune Magazine, the Huffington Post, UPI, Yahoo, Bloomberg, Animal Planet, Reuters, Voice of America, the Associated Press, the San Francisco Chronicle, the L.A. Times, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Forbes, and Business Week, among many others.

Erik Hoffner is your best starting point of contact. Rhett can be reached at erik [at] Please include “media inquiry” in your email subject line.

Mongabay experts

Rhett A. Butler – Mongabay Founder and CEO
Rhett’s areas of expertise include tropical forests, deforestation, palm oil, the Amazon, Indonesia, Malaysia, Madagascar, trends in conservation, conservation technology, and non-profit media.