Number of species discovered by scientists between 2010 and 2013 comprising 258 plants, 84 fishes, 58 amphibians, 22 reptiles, 18 birds and a mammal.
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
Purring monkey and vegetarian piranha among 400 new Amazon species
October 24, 2013
Four years of scientific expeditions have found previously unknown animals and plants in world’s largest tropical rainforest