Featured in amazon rainforest
Behold, the tapir frog’s magnificent snout
Long snoot, small squeak.
After 50 years, botanists finally identified this Amazonian plant
The specimen had been sitting at the Field Museum since the early 1970s.
This wild grassland in the Amazon isn’t as untouched as it seems
A dry region became a wetland largely through human intervention.
Indigenous languages hold the keys to medicinal forest libraries
When languages die, so do entire generations of botanical knowledge.
This female praying mantis has a persuasive body part it uses to find mates
Is that a pheromone gland or are you just happy to see me?
A pandemic-created ‘gold rush’ in the Amazon is destroying Indigenous lands
COVID-19 chaos boosted gold prices, which intensified mining on Amazon’s Indigenous lands.
The Amazon stores tons of carbon. Climate change-fueled wildfires could ruin that.
Deforestation makes drought-stressed forests even more vulnerable.
Fires in the Amazon have given us a lot to worry about, but the Earth’s oxygen supply isn’t one of them
Here's where our O2 really comes from.
Dams on the Amazon River could have widespread, devastating impacts—and we keep building more of them
Over Half Of All Amazonian Tree Species Are In Danger
Tropical tree species make up 90 percent of all trees on Earth, so we might want to do something