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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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Amazon rainforest more drought resistant than thought

Amazon rainforest more able to withstand drought than previously thought UNIVERSITY OF EXETER | 14 November 2013 New research suggests that the Amazon rainforest may be more able to cope with...

These wonders are insanely beautiful

  HUFFINGTON POST | 4 September 2013 Oh, nature. Sometimes it's a little too easy to forget how crazy, amazing and humbling our planet is. From the the peaks of China's floating...
The Amazon

Climate Conditions Determine Amazon Fire Risk

  NASA | 7 June 2013 Using an innovative satellite technique, NASA scientists have determined that a previously unmapped type of wildfire in the Amazon rainforest is responsible for destroying several...
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15 New Amazonian Bird Species

  Amazonian Treasure Trove Yields 15 New Bird Species NADIA DRAKE on WIRED  | 5 June 2013, 06:30 A.M. EST The Amazon rainforest, a well-known epicenter of biodiversity, has offered up another...

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