Mongabay Reader Survey 2016
Thank you for reading Mongabay! To improve our services and prioritize new features, we'd be grateful if you could tell us how you use our free news service and other programs. All responses are anonymous, and the survey does not collect any personal identifying details. If you wish to include your email address for a response, you can do so in the final "additional comments" field.
How often do you visit Mongabay.com?
Several times a week
Once a week
A couple times a month
A few times every year
What parts of Mongabay do you typically visit?
Rainforest information (rainforests.mongabay.com)
Deforestation / forest cover stats (rainforests.mongabay.com)
Reference data (demographics, commodities, land use, etc)
Photos / Travel (travel.mongabay.com)
Wildtech stories (wildtech.mongabay.com)
Tropical fish info (fish.mongabay.com)
Madagascar info (WildMadagascar.org)
Kids education resources (kids.mongabay.com)
Do you access Mongabay primarily from ...
Work / Office
How do you usually read Mongabay stories?
At the website
Mobile app (e.g. Flipboard, Apple Newsstand)
What kind of device do you primarily use to access Mongabay stories?
Tablet (i.e. iPad, Surface, or other devices)
Do you subscribe to the weekly Mongabay newsletter?
Do you receive any of the custom Mongabay RSS news feeds?
What regions are you most interested in, in terms of our news coverage?
Latin / South America
Southeast Asia-Pacific (including Australia)
The tropics in general
No particular preference / All of them
What environmental subjects are of most interest? (Please choose 4 or fewer)
Forests in general
Wildlife trafficking / poaching
Environmental economics (including REDD+, PES, etc)
Population / consumption / trade
Deforestation / land use
Technology in conservation
Solutions to environmental problems
Happy / positive stories
Green Living / Design
What type of content would like to see more of on Mongabay? (Please choose one)
Coverage of new reports and scientific research
Interviews of leading people in conservation and science
Audio and video
Data-focused features (e.g. deforestation rates, forest cover, etc)
Long / in-depth features and series
I'm happy with the current array of content
What primary improvement would you like to see made to Mongabay? (Please choose one)
More ways to engage / participate with Mongabay community
Better experience via my mobile device
More feature stories
Better website interface / easier navigation
More upbeat content
Nothing in particular
How accurate and objective do you find the information at Mongabay?
Very accurate and objective
Mostly accurate and objective
Somewhat accurate and objective
Not usually accurate and objective
Accuracy and objectivity
Do Mongabay articles ever help you make decisions in your professional life, or personally?
If you are active on social media, what platforms do you use?
I don't use social media
Did you know that Mongabay's reporting, journalism, and education programs are non-profit?
Would you consider making a tax-deductible contribution to support Mongabay? (your response is anonymous; donations can be made via mongabay.com/donate)
No / probably not
Yes: Up to $10/yr
Yes: Up to $25/yr
Yes: Up to $50/yr
Yes: Up to $100/yr
Yes: More than $100/yr
If donating to support Mongabay is likely, would you consider doing so on a recurring/monthly basis? (recurring/automatic monthly gifts help us budget more efficiently for future projects)
What is/was your industry or most recent employer?
Academia / student
Non-profit / NGO
Media / journalism / publishing
Aid or development agency
Do you work in education, or are you currently a student?
Teacher: K-8 / primary education
Teacher: high school /secondary
Professor / Academic / Researcher
Teacher: environmental / outdoor education
Student: K-12 / primary or secondary
Student: undergraduate / college / university
Student: graduate or post-doc
Online education / MOOCs
What is your highest level of education?
Not finished with high/secondary school yet
High school / secondary school degree
Some college or university coursework
4-year university or college degree
Working toward Masters degree (MSc, MBA, Law JD, MA, etc)
Masters degree completed (MSc, MBA, Law JD, MA, etc)
Working toward PhD / MD currently
PhD / MD completed
What year were you born?
What city do you live in or live near?
What country do you live in?
What other environmental sites and blogs do you read on a regular basis?
Any additional comments about Mongabay.com?
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