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Museum of Tolerance hosts Amazon Rainforest curriculum workshop & River of Gold Screening

Museum of Tolerance hosts Amazon Rainforest curriculum workshop & River of Gold Screening

Amazon Aid Foundation and the Museum of Tolerance will host a special screening of documentary RIVER OF GOLD, a film by Amazon Aid Foundation, on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. at the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, CA. Q&A with filmmaker Sarah DuPont...
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...
Global Warming Causes Rapid, Drastic Changes

Global Warming Causes Rapid, Drastic Changes

This week, the New York Times reports that a scientific panel warned that “continued global warming poses a risk of rapid, drastic changes in some human and natural systems…[such as] the possible collapse of polar sea ice, the potential for a mass...