Scientists from Australia, Brazil and Spain will use a wireless sensor network to monitor wildlife in the Amazon.
Film-maker Angus Macqueen had extraordinary access to one of the last uncontacted indigenous peoples for his new documentary. Here he tells of the struggles they now face on the border of Brazil and Peru
Peru's government has declared a 90-day water quality emergency in several northern jungle districts where two oil spills occurred due to ruptures of a pipeline operated by state-owned oil company Petroperu.
Experts suggest there are perhaps 70 such groupings left, numbering anything from 2,000 to 3,000 people in total, nearly all of whom live in the headwaters of the Amazon.
While the Earth’s oceans are our largest carbon sinks, in terms of land ecosystems, the Amazon stores 10 percent of the world’s carbon, probably more than anywhere else on the planet.
An international team of biologists identified the negative interactions between dam construction and biodiversity and ecosystem services.
Colombian take on conservation seeks to protect Amazonian biodiversity through indigenous traditions.
Rivers & Forest Expeditions aims to teach passengers about the region's flora and fauna as well as the customs of tribal communities in the Peruvian Amazon.
The European country has stated that they will cut their financial aid to zero if Brazil does not reduce deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.
The discovery was made by an amateur observer who later informed a scientific team to confirm the fact
Brazil’s environmental regulator rules the dam’s backers had failed to supply information to show its social and environmental impact
The largest supermarket chain in the country committed to stop selling beef linked to Amazon destruction as a response to consumer demands.
Brazil, which boasts that it has one of the cleanest energy mixes in the world, is now plagued by corruption, poor market conditions, and bad decisions – a near fatal combination.
New research shows the Amazon was partly shaped by indigenous peoples thousands of years ago.
Scientists say findings underline significance of lowering risk factors for heart disease such as smoking and drinking.
Construction projects are threatening the sacred places and Munduruku culture.
Rock in Rio has launched its environmental project Amazonia Live which aims to plant over a million trees.
Are the low number of pink river dolphins an indicator of threats for the whole Amazon region?
There are still a few indigenous groups existing in voluntary isolation in the Amazon - for who knows how much longer.
It’s no fairytale, Jeff Bezos indeed has a plan of how to achieve this ambitious target
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