Mapping Deforestation with Google Earth

Mapping Deforestation with Google Earth

It takes several thousand years for a forest to grow to its fullest and less than an hour to cut down a single tree. Now, thanks to satellite imagery, you can watch tens of thousands of trees cut down over the past decade in just a couple seconds. University of...
New Tapir Species Discovered

New Tapir Species Discovered

Just last week, scientists in the Brazilian Amazon announced what is already being called one of the biggest discoveries of the century: a new species of tapir, known as Tapirus kabomani. Tapirs are a large pig-like mammal with a short snout, in the same family as...