Many of our ideas about the natural world and environmentalism can be traced back to two trailblazing 19th century explorers who continue to inspire scientists heading to the Amazon rainforest to identify new species.
Amazon rainforest may be home to more animals than previously thought
April 22, 2016
By tapping the expertise of indigenous hunters, researchers found that conventional surveying techniques underestimate animal populations and miss species in the remote Amazon.
Deforestation in the Amazon: past, present and future
March 21, 2023
According to a new study from RAISG, in just five years, the Amazon could lose almost half of what it lost in the past two decades.
Conserved landscapes act as barriers against diseases like Covid-19
January 28, 2022
Scientists emphasize that reducing the threats of contagion by zoonoses depends on “landscape immunity”, but in Brazil, the maintenance of large conserved environments runs into loopholes and delays in implementing the Forest Code.