Brazil: deforestation grows again in May. High in the year is 34%

Contrary to what the vice president said, devastation grew 12% in the month, 34% in the year and in 2019-2020 will probably be one of the highest ever recorded since the start of the count of Inpe

Far from ICUs and ventilators, indigenous people from the Amazon try to shield themselves from the virus

Analysis shows that the distance between villages inland in the Amazon and the nearest ICU bed can exceed 1000 km. There are no pulmonary ventilators in most Amazonian municipalities.

Sebastião Salgado calls for protection of indigenous people during the pandemic

One of the greatest photographers of today sends a letter to Bolsonaro stating that the Covid-19 epidemic may represent the genocide of several ethnic groups.

New study: Amazon authorities can’t get a grip on mercury trade

A new report dives into the underworld of the mercury trade, as experienced across the Amazon region; in Bolivia, Guyana and Suriname.

Finding Species

Finding Species is a respected organization which operates in megadiverse countries and in select temperate locations; a sought-after partner for conservation initiatives that values open communication; an inter-disciplinary team of photographers, biologists, policymakers, and finance experts; a builder of partnerships with federal and local governments, local communities, non-government organizations, scientists, and United Nations institutions such as UNESCO and UNDP.

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Stories by “Finding Species”

  • Animals feel emotions?

    08/30/2011 clip Finding Species

    Photographs taken by Finding Species capture animal expressions of the Ecuadorian Amazon – as happens in humans. The aim was to record the emotions.

  • Yasuní, a place that inspires

    07/22/2010 clip Finding Species

    The most biodiverse place on Earth has inspired a generation of conservationists and photographers to register the richeness and the importance of the National Park in Ecuador. Click to see image gallery

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