Researchers describe new species of primate of the Amazon rainforest. Although newly discovered, the animal may already be at risk of extinction by loss of habitat due to deforestation.
ATTO: The highest and tallest environmental research structure in South America
August 26, 2015
Was inaugurated, 150 km from Manaus, the Amazonian Tall Tower Observatory (ATTO). The largest structure of environmental research in South America to collect accurate data on the interaction of the Amazon rainforest
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.