What Can Kids Do About CO2?

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Have you noticed that the weather was a bit different this “winter”? From Spring-like days in the middle of February … Read More

“Mate Burilado”, The Ultimate Pumpkin Carving!

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While Halloween marks a time of carving pumpkins for recreation in the West,  gourd carving, known as “mate burilado”, done … Read More

Photos: Community Life in the Amazon

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On a recent stay with the Shipetiari community in the Peruvian Amazon, Artist for the Amazon Dano Grayson took part … Read More

New Tapir Species Discovered

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Just last week, scientists in the Brazilian Amazon announced what is already being called one of the biggest discoveries of … Read More

Gold Mining and Mercury Pollution

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This article from Mongabay.com provides an excellent overview of the growing problem of mercury released by informal gold mining. Read the … Read More

Extinct Lizard Rediscovered in Ecuador

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A lizard with a nose that rivals Pinocchio? One of the many fascinating species found recently in the in Amazonian cloud … Read More

Deforestation in Brazil Up 28 Percent

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A new interactive online map of global forest loss and gain has been launched by the University of Maryland with … Read More

Hundreds of New Species Discovered

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The World Wildlife Fund reports that at least 441 new species of plants and animals have been discovered in the Amazon rainforest … Read More

Corruption and Illegal Logging

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The World Bank estimates that every two seconds, an area of forest the size of a football field is clear-cut … Read More

Habitat and Species Diversity Recorded by Bernie Krause

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The Guardian has published a fascinating article documenting the sounds of natural areas before and after they were disturbed. Bernie Krause-a musician and naturalist-has spent over 40 years recording the sounds of some of the most pristine environments in the world.

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