Continued deforestation of the Amazon rainforest could diminish the amount of rain that falls in the Amazon River basin, finds a new study. These declines in rainfall could potentially alter the region's climate, disrupting ...
Amazon continues to pump money into its cloud-computing business, announcing plans Friday to open a cluster of massive data centers in the United Kingdom at the end of next year or in early 2017.
Peru is creating a national park to protect a vast territory in the Amazon basin that is vulnerable to drug trafficking and illegal logging and mining, the country's environment minister said Saturday.
The Amazon rainforest occupies more than 2 million square miles (5.5 million square kilometers) in South America, 60% of it in Brazil. Far from being homogeneous, this vast region contains rivers and mountain ranges that ...
US online giant Amazon, which has led the bookselling industry's shift to the Internet, opens its first physical bookstore on Tuesday.
A fire that for more than a month has ravaged a region in northeast Brazil inhabited by an isolated Native American tribe has finally been contained, the authorities said.
The creation story of the Cinta Larga people holds that they were born out of the fruit of the Brazil nut tree.
A woman slowly moves a damp mop across cracked tiles in a small Amazon outpost here. Her hands are as weathered as the floor she is cleaning.
Wal-Mart is actively looking at the possibility of using drones to make deliveries to US customers, a spokesman said Monday, following the lead of Amazon and other retailers.
Because of decreasing deforestation and emissions from forest fires in the Amazon over the past ten years, the amount of particulate matter (aerosols), ozone, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxide and other atmospheric pollutants ...