6 rare amphibians called caecilians were found by team building the Santo Antonio hydroelectric plant in Rondonia.
Rare caecilians are found in the Madeira River
Hunting, deforestation, and fire threaten jaguars in the world's largest rainforest
December 7, 2021
The Federal Prosecutor's Office wants harsher penalties for a gang that killed big cats in the state of Acre. No one has been arrested. In the Amazon, human action kills or displaces about 350 jaguars every year.
Proposed Brazil-Peru road through untouched Amazon gains momentum
March 10, 2022
Scientists and residents of the Serra do Divisor National Park fear impacts of development on the unique biodiversity of the area between Brazil’s Acre state and Peru
DailyMail: Scientists discover new species of 'blind snake' in Brazilian river
August 1, 2012
New species of ‘blind snake’ in Brazilian river that looks remarkably like a piece of the human anatomy