The director and co-founder of the Global Conservation Institute, spent ten years studying the saki monkey family. This monkeys, like all South American primates, suffer from the effects of region-wide habitat disturbances.
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.
Stanford has unveiled new software that will be able to understand how outside influences can affect the sustainability of Indigenous people in the Amazon.
Findings have serious implications for understanding past climate change, and how the Amazon basin might react to more modern forest clearance.
Imazon is collaborating with the Brazilian state of Pará to combine real time satellite imagery and advanced mapping techniques to protect the rainforest.
In the Brazilian Amazon deforestation is a serious problem. But a new study suggests that there is another threat to the rainforest that has been largely ignored: fire.
To quantify the effect of deforestation on fish, Kirk Winemiller is working with a team of Texas A&M and Brazilian researchers. Once completed, the project will inform the work of government agencies and conservation groups in Brazil.