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Habitat and Species Diversity Recorded by Bernie Krause

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...

A Song of Our Warming Planet

In this amazing video from Ensia, University of Minnesota undergrad Daniel Crawford has created a way to communicate climate data through music.  Using his cello and climate data collected by NASA’s Goddard Institute of Space Studies, Crawford created a...

Beautiful Amazon Time-Lapse

Over the month of June 2012, Dano Grayson was sponsored by the Amazon Aid Foundation as an Artist for the Amazon to travel alone through the South American wilderness in efforts of capturing nature at its finest.  This time-lapse video is a testament to the beauty of...

Illicit Miners Loot 18 Tons of Gold Every Year

To read about the economic impact of illicit and unregulated gold mining, visit http://www.bullionstreet.com/news/peru-illicit-miners-loot-18-tons-of-gold-every-year/1367 Illicit gold mining in Peru is costing the country more than $190 million a year due to tax...

High Mercury Levels in Amazon Residents

Mercury is a highly dangerous neurotoxin, and due to illicit and unregulated gold mining in the Madre de Dios region of Peru, residents of the area are being exposed to this harmful substance.  Mercury is used by gold miners to extract gold from metal and ore, a...