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A green iguana. Photo by Rhett A. Butler/Mongabay.

Florida’s iguanas falling from trees in cold snap

Unusually low temperatures across the U.S. are getting to some of the animals in the south, particularly in Florida. On Thursday and Friday, social media was filled with warnings from…
A green iguana. Photo by Rhett A. Butler/Mongabay.

10 top conservation tech innovations from 2017

Technology is changing how we investigate and protect planet Earth. The increased portability and reduced cost of data collection and synthesis tools, for instance — from visual and acoustic sensors…

Rainforests: the year in review 2017

Between America's abandonment of leadership on conservation and environmental policy, Brazil's backtracking on forest conservation, massive forest fires worldwide, and the revelation of a sharp increase in global forest loss…