Ernesto Alvarez

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El Silencio ecolodge and its protected wilderness, Costa Rica

El Silencio, Costa Rica<p>We like to think we’re each environmentally-friendly. We recycle, we walk instead of using the car, we take our own bags to …

Dancing frog species discovered in Indian jungle mountains

Scientists have discovered 14 new species of so-called dancing frogs in the jungle mountains of southern India.<p>Indian biologists say they found the tiny acrobatic amphibians, which earned their name with the unusual kicks they use to attract mates, declining dramatically in number during the 12 …

Ten killed in plane crash in Colombian jungle | Reuters

BOGOTA (Reuters) - A small airplane crashed minutes after take-off in Colombia’s southern jungle on Saturday, killing all 10 people aboard, the country’s civil aviation agency said.<p>“The airplane was found, broken apart and burned, 10 km (6 miles) from populated areas in the municipality of Puerto …

Archaeologists Discover Lost City In Cambodian Jungle

Australian archaeologists using remote-sensing technology have uncovered an ancient city in Cambodia that has remained hidden for more than a millennium under dense jungle undergrowth.<p>The discovery of Mahendraparvata, a 1,200-year-old lost city that predates Cambodia's famous Angkor Wat temple …

Ancient Mayan Cities Found In Mexican Jungle

MEXICO CITY, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Archaeologists have found two ancient Mayan cities hidden in the jungle of southeastern Mexico, and the lead researcher says he believes there are "dozens" more to be found in the region.<p>Ivan Sprajc, associate professor at the Research Center of the Slovenian Academy …