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Are Rainforests Drying Out?

According to a new study, the Amazon rainforest’s dry season is lasting three weeks longer than it did 30 years ago and it’s likely the climate change crisis is to blame. While rain falls year-round in this beautiful rainforest ecosystem, the Amazon depends on...

Interview with Neotropical Scientist Dr. Nigel Pitman

By Dave Lutz | Wed. October 11, 2011 Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Nigel Pitman, former research director of the Los Amigos conservation concession in Southeastern Peru, and currently a research associate at the Center for Tropical school of the...

Miles Silman On The Untouched Amazon

Dr. Miles Silman, of Wake Forest University, speaks about species interactions in the Amazon. The Amazonian ecosystem has evolved over many millions of years. The deforestation of each acre forces species in the Amazon to migrant and, in many cases, die. Protecting...