Amazon Rainforest

Go See Amazon Adventure 3D IMAX At Pacific Science Center

We received tickets to see the show.<p>This week only for a special adventure you can see the Amazon Adventure 3D at the Pacific Science Place. We are …

Women in Science

Kayak Fishing the Amazon River

Arriving in style at Peackcock Bass Expeditions Floating Lodge by float plane<p><b>THE KAYAK FISHING SHOW</b> has just knocked a huge destination off our …

Fishing

Adventurer who disappeared into jungle insists he was never lost

The famed explorer who went missing while searching for an isolated tribe in Papua New Guinea insists he wasn’t lost — and didn’t need …

Papua New Guinea

Peruvian Cuisine Is Growing in Austin — With the Help of Texan Ingredients

Numerous new restaurants and food trailers are focusing on menus inspired by the South American country<p>Just a decade ago, Austin had barbecue and Tex-Mex restaurants as far as the eye could see — and not much else. But as the city continues to rapidly expand, its food options are more diverse now …

Restaurants

Wildlife Watch: How to photograph stonechats

<b>With their striking dark heads and orange-red breasts, stonechats are beautiful subjects to capture and are easily accessible over the winter, says</b> …

Birds

What makes soil, soil? Researchers find hidden clues in DNA

Ever wondered what makes a soil, soil? And could soil from the Amazon rainforest really be the same as soil from your garden?<p>Researchers at the …

Ecology

Population density in South and Central America

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Latin America

Whose is this pretty boy, then? Owner of lost parrot sought

As winter approaches, any resemblance Cullingworth may have had to the Amazon rainforest grows fainter by the day.<p>So villager Dorothy Chiverton is …

Rainforests

The worst questions you’ll hear this Thanksgiving and how to redirect the conversation

Thanksgiving is a time for the whole family to gather around the table and enjoy a delicious feast. But for most families, it's not always fun and …

Amazon River

Unreasonable Impact is backing entrepreneurs to provide solutions to our planet’s energy crisis

One of the defining challenges of our day is making sure that the world’s growing population gets all the energy it needs to carry out both economic …

Rainforests

Photographer Projects Portraits Onto Pieces of Trash in Los Angeles

Photographer Philippe Echaroux wants to spread an important message about the problem of trash littered on streets. His new photo project <i>After the</i> …

Photography

An Earthy, Ethereal Echo Park Cabin That Dreams Are Made Of

<b>Name:</b> Shawn <b><br>Location:</b> Echo Park — Los Angeles, California <b><br>The basics:</b> 4 months, owned — 1,111 square feet<p>Shawn's funky cabin is full of warm wood, …

Cabins

Digital artist creates "visual sounds" from Amazonian birdsongs (Video)

It seems that no matter where you look, human technology is on a collision course with nature. From Google-mapping Amazon rainforests and ocean …

Sustainability

View from above

The single location where we can learn the most about our planet is found nowhere on Earth but high up above it.<p>The ability to fly satellites into …

Scientific Research

Climate change 'affecting recovery of Amazon deforested areas'

Deforested areas of the Amazon Basin have a limited ability to recover because of recent changes in climate, a study shows.<p>Limited growth in a drier …

Climate Change

The time Roy Halladay swam in the Amazon River

CLEARWATER, Fla. — One of Roy Halladay’s toughest defeats as a pitcher was Oct. 7, 2011, the night the Phillies’ 102-win season collapsed in the NL …

Roy Halladay

Germany, Britain inject $153 million in Amazon climate change fight

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Germany and Britain will provide a combined $153 million to expand programs to fight climate change and deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, according to a statement from the Brazilian government on Tuesday.<p>Roughly $88 million will go to a program in two Brazilian states …

Environment

The Latest: Brazil says deforestation rate slowing

BONN, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the global climate talks taking place in Germany (all times local):<p>3:40 p.m.<p>Brazil says the rate of deforestation in its Amazon conservation areas fell by 28 percent over the past year, the second lowest level in decades.<p>The Latin American nation says satellite …

Business

Carbon Credits: The multimillion dollar offshore scheme in the Peruvian Amazon

The heart of one of the most deforested regions of the Peruvian Amazon is part of a complex financial structure consisting of dozens of millionaire …

Corruption

The modern gold rush that's destroying the Amazon

<b>(CNN) —</b> One autumn day in 2009, the price of gold topped $1,000 an ounce.<p>That nice, round number brought cheers on London trading floors and toasts in Manhattan bars, but it made a different noise in "Mother of God," Peru.<p>Madre de Dios is a pristine chunk of the Amazon about the size of South …

News

Young family-of-four on dream South America campervan trip use surfboard to escape from pirates in Amazon rainforest

A US family on a five-year campervan tour of South America have told of their traumatic ordeal after surviving an attack from pirates.

Rainforests

JPMorgan, BlackRock Tout Climate Bona Fides While Funding Amazon Oil Drilling

The financial giants are slated to make appearances at the COP23 in Germany next week.<p>Executives from JPMorgan Chase and BlackRock are scheduled to speak about the need to slash planet-warming emissions next week in Bonn, Germany, at the United Nations’ annual conference on climate change.<p>Yet the …

News (U.S.)

73 Million Trees To Be Planted In World’s Largest Reforestation Effort

What’s one way to prevent climate change from worsening? Plant oxygen-producing flora that can reduce levels of CO2 in the atmosphere. Conservation …

Agriculture

Head to Head: Hammock vs. Tent

Like many of you, I love the comfy repose and gentle sway of a good hammock. I also think they pair well with a warm beach and a cold cocktail. As …

Adventure Travel

12 Beauty Lines That Will Give You Warm & Fuzzy Feelings

It's an unpleasant truth that for many, helping those in need is a spectator sport. While many of us try our best to pay it forward — hooking up …

Shea Butter

Wonders Of The Drone Age

On sale date:<p>31st March 2016<p>:<p>Unmanned aerial vehicles are helping us to explore exciting environments for the first time, including the Amazon …

Scientific Research

Brazil: in the shadow of the mega-dams

Tension is in the air in Brazil between indigenous groups and corporations planning to build dams. The huge dams along the Amazon are intended to …

Brazil

Report: Family missing for days jumped into Amazon River to escape pirates

A California couple and their two daughters who had been missing for days after pirates attacked their boat in the Amazon River delta area have been …

Amazon River

Hydroelectric dams threaten Brazil's mysterious Pantanal – one of the world's great wetlands

The Pantanal in central South America may not be as globally famous as the Amazon rainforest, but it has the continent’s highest concentration of …

Family dives into Amazon River to escape pirates

An American couple from California made a daring escape from pirates who attacked their boat on the Amazon River by jumping overboard and swimming to …

Amazon River