Communities are far more likely to stop trees being cut down than governments or business, found research issued by the World Resources Institute (WRI).
For now, camu camu berries grow wild on trees that grow along flooded rivers in the Amazon rainforest. 100 grams of camu camu have 100 times more vitamin C than 100 grams of lemon, and the fruit is full of antioxidants.
After sparking a movement against slash-and-burn agriculture and a murder, the State of Acre is selling a new vision of sustainability in the Amazon.
Findings have serious implications for understanding past climate change, and how the Amazon basin might react to more modern forest clearance.
Combining local activism with the long arm of its federal prosecutor, the state of Pará advances a new model for combating deforestation.
An international team of scientists determined that positive incentives for farmers, counties, and states can do as much to preserve forests as public policies that call for penalties.
The level of the Rio Negro in Manaus, reached 29.36 meters yesterday, according to the National Water Agency (ANA). This is the sixth highest level ever recorded in the Amazon capital since 1902, when the river began to be monitored.
Greenpeace’s new video focuses on the dangers of illegal logging, and shows that illegal timber’s destination isn’t so far from home.
New international forest conservation programme will help stem forest loss in this area of the central Peruvian Amazon while increasing indigenous families’ income.
A rash of road construction is causing widespread change in the world’s largest tropical forest — with potentially global consequences.