According to the results of a new poll, half of all Brazilians surveyed are either certain, or strongly believe that within the next 20 years an attack will be waged on their homeland for control of the resource-rich Amazon rainforest.
A biodegradable show for (almost) all occasions. A cradle to cradle design inspired by ancient Amazon inhabitants. Lightweight, compact and multi-use- it's up to you what you do with it as long as you make sure you compost it at the end of its life.
It was a plan met with controversy from the start: to build a 185-mile long highway through Bolivia's Isibore Secure Reserve, an ecological gem in the Amazon rainforest. For months, thousands of mostly indigenous protesters marched
Of all the remarkable species that inhabit the Amazon river basin, few are as iconic or as threatened as Amazon river dolphins. For decades, the pinkish hued dolphins have been targeted by fishermen who view the skilled aquatic
Last year, the Amazon rainforest experienced the worst drought on record, reducing normally flowing rivers to sun-baked stretches of dried mud and pushing the fragile ecosystem to the brink. And even more troubling than the
The Rainforest Action Network tackles a whole lot more than rainforests, and Executive Director Rebecca Tarbotton is leading her organization to the front in a slew of fights. Her preferred tactic: "equal parts pressure and inspiration." To sway the
The long Labor Day weekend (for our American readers, at least) is a bittersweet moment; the extra day off also signals the end of summer. In honor of another season gone, here are the 10 most popular stories we covered in August,
Despite the myriad threats to life in the Amazon rain forest, scientists are still discovering new life there. This week, in the largely unexplored Mato Grosso region of Brazil, scientists not only spotted several extremely rare
While the Amazon rainforest is certainly known to be teeming with life, it turns out that the people who live there are too. Maria Lucimar Pereira, an indigenous Amazonian belonging to the Kaxinawá tribe of
The sprawling Amazon rainforest is easily one of the most fascinating and mysterious regions on the planet, what with its dark, dense vegetation that stretches across the horizon like an unimaginable vast sea of green, home to
It is one of the most remote and biodiverse regions on the planet, with a cultural and ecological treasure-trove typically reserved only for those hardy and adventurous enough to unlock it. But soon, experiencing the wonders of the
Little is known about the Amazon's few remaining uncontacted tribes, who for centuries have practiced their traditional ways of life in the remotest regions of the world's largest rainforest -- but many fear that they may
If the projections of countless scientists are correct, the climate of this planet will be markedly different by the end of this century -- but for a group of plants and animals, that future is now. A team of biologists have