Study published in the journal Nature reveals that mastodons, armadillos as big as a car and five tons sloths once inhabited the world’s largest forest.
Giant animals were crucial to fertilize the Amazon
Yolanda Kakabadse: ‘While the rainforest is politically divided, the biome is one"
September 27, 2016
Yolanda Kakabadse – the indefatigable defender of sustainability – is a former Ecuadorian Minister of Environment and the current International President of WWF. Kakabadse also founded CDKN alliance partner Fundacion Futuro Latinamericano, is a member of CDKN’s Network Council and has been involved in the Amazon Security initiative. In this interview with Miren Gutierrez, she […]
Extraordinary migration of giant Amazon catfish revealed
February 7, 2017
The dorado catfish, which can grow up to 2 metres long, is an important source of food for people along the world’s longest river. It was suspected of making a spectacular journey, but a careful new analysis of the distribution of larvae and juvenile and mature adults has confirmed the mammoth migration.
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.