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Seeking Clothing Donations for Waorani

  Clothing donations are being sought in the Washington, DC / Baltimore metropolitan areas to benefit the Waorani communities of the western Amazon.  Occupying nearly 2 million hectares of primary...

Brazil’s JBS accused of violating Amazon rainforest protection laws

By ANTHONY BOADLE in REUTERS | 2 April 2017 "The world's largest meatpacker, Brazil's JBS SA, has for years knowingly bought cattle that were raised on illegally deforested land, turning...

The Amazon, not always as green as it seems

  NASA Study Points to Infrared-Herring in Apparent Amazon Green-Up KATHRYN HANSEN for NASA | 6 February 2014 For the past eight years, scientists have been working to make sense of why...

Connecting corridors to save biodiversity

  New maps highlight habitat corridors in the tropics WOODS HOLE RESEARCH CENTER | 27 January 2014 Biodiversity co-benefits and climate change mitigation strategies Falmouth, Mass. – A team of Woods Hole Research...

Traveling Naturalist: Spotting Wild Jaguars

MATT MILLER on COOL GREEN SCIENCE | 7 January 2014 The Traveling Naturalist is The Nature Conservancy's series featuring natural wonders and biological curiosities for the science-inclined wanderer. The jaguar has...

Reconstructing the New World monkey family tree

DUKE UNIVERSITY | 3 January 2013 After landing in Americas, primates spread as far as Caribbean, Patagonia DURHAM, N.C. -- When monkeys landed in South America 37 or more million years...

The world’s 10 best places to see penguins

  // Travel Reviews, Tips & Ideas ARLO HEMPHILL on YAHOO TRAVEL | 26 November 2013 Naturally dressed for any black-tie affair, penguins unfortunately get few party offers, probably on...

Collared treerunner is more than a single species

  PENSOFT | 25 November 2013 The lowland tropics were once though filled with widespread species, while moderate and higher elevations were thought to contain species with more restricted distributions. That...

Greg Asner: Ecology from the air

TED | Filmed Jun 2013 • Posted Nov 2013 • TEDGlobal 2013 • Posted on I am Wilderness 19 November 2013 What are our forests really made of? From the...

Uncontacted Amazon Tribe: First aerial footage

SURVIVAL INTERNATIONAL | 8 February 2011, posted to I am Wilderness 19 November 2013 For the first time, extraordinary aerial footage of one of the world's last uncontacted tribes has...

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