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Mongabay.org

Redwood City, California
www.mongabay.org

Mongabay.org was awarded $440,000 between 2014 and 2018, including 3 grants in Conservation & Sustainable Development.

$270,000

2018 • 2 years, 6 months • Conservation & Sustainable Development

Mongabay is a growing environmental media organization that publishes stories in half a dozen languages on its website and across a network of mainstream media outlets, including The Guardian, Wired, and Fast Company. This grant supports Mongabay’s targeted journalism on Madagascar. In addition to topical environmental reporting, special reporting is anticipated to profile how enterprise is being used to reach more just and effective conservation outcomes, and highlight for an international audience how government support and corruption influence local efforts to manage natural resources.

$120,000

2016 • 1 year, 3 months • Conservation & Sustainable Development

Mongabay is a growing environmental media organization that publishes stories in half a dozen languages on its website and across a network of mainstream media outlets, including The Guardian, Wired, and Fast Company. In the wake of public disagreements in the conservation field about how to invest limited resources, this grant supports an investigative, data-driven journalistic approach to evaluate the relative performance of conservation interventions that have been widely implemented in recent decades, such as protected areas and payment for environmental services. This series of 5-10 articles by a journalist and scientist team is designed to enable evidence-based conservation decisions by Mongabay’s broad readership, which includes key audiences in natural resource agencies, international development groups, and conservation organizations.

$50,000

2014 • 1 year • Conservation & Sustainable Development

Mongabay is an information gathering organization and source of environmental reporting that web publishes stories in half a dozen languages. It is used as an information source by mainstream media and is recognized as an accurate source by civil society organizations and development agencies. This grant supports a Special Reporting Initiative program that enables a professional journalist to do high-quality, detailed, and investigative reporting on a subject that may be otherwise overlooked by the media. This SRI would generate reporting pieces on the social and environmental impacts of foreign development finance of dam building in the Western Amazon-Andes region.

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