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Borneo’s peat lands going up in smoke

Borneo's peat lands going up in smoke Fire in the Peat Lands Borneo's peat lands going up in smoke Tina Butler, mongabay.com April 21, 2005 The tropical rainforests of Kalimantan…

Studying the rainforest canopy

Studying the rainforest canopy Studying the rainforest canopy Learning about the richest region of the forest Crane's Eye View Tina Butler, mongabay.com April 21, 2005 Rainforest in Sabah, Malaysia. Danum…

Are rainforests still worth saving?

Are rainforests still worth saving? Are rainforests still worth saving? A look at why rainforests are important Editorial Rhett Butler, mongabay.com April 20, 2005 Rainforests around the world still continue…

Timber hungry China moves into Africa

Timber hungry China moves into Africa Growing Pains and Growing Alliances: China, Timber and Africa Timber hungry China moves into Africa By Tina Butler, mongabay.com April 20, 2005 China, as…

Bioprospecting in Panama

Coral, Coiba and the Next Big Thing The largest island off the Central American Pacific coast may be hiding big secrets in its reefs, among them, a possible cure for…

Deforestation in Borneo

Deforestation in Borneo Deforestation in Borneo Kalimantan at the Crossroads: Dipterocarp Forests and the Future of Indonesian Borneo Tina Butler, mongabay.com April 13, 2005 2007 UPDATE EDITOR'S NOTE: Borneo, the…

America’s Cinematic Deadly Obsession

In Sickness and in Health: America's Cinematic Deadly Obsession In Sickness and in Health: America's Cinematic Deadly Obsession Tina Butler, mongabay.com May 6, 2005 With growing frequency, American cinema is…

Seven’s Failure to Surmount Mass Culture

Seven's Failure to Surmount Mass Culture Non-place is Still Someplace: Seven's Failure to Surmount Mass Culture Tina Butler, mongabay.com May 6, 2005 "Nothing remains true for very long. That's why…