A team of U of T Scarborough researchers have described the first known hybrid bird species to be found in the Amazon rainforest.
Brazil said Monday that the pace of deforestation in its Amazon region fell to its lowest level since authorities began monitoring the world's largest tropical rainforest.
Measured by environmental impact, a humble shrimp cocktail could be the most costly part of a typical restaurant meal, scientists said Friday.
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Two decades ago, a section of the Amazon rainforest was flooded for a dam that currently produces little electricity. Engineers now see that artificial lake as an ideal surface for floating solar panels.
Tzako Waiapi remembers perfectly the day he first stumbled across white men while hunting in the Amazon rainforest: within months nearly everyone he knew had died of a mysterious sickness.
Human activity has removed more than one-tenth of trees and plants from the Amazon rainforest since the 1960s, a study shows.
At least 441 new species of animals and plants have been discovered over a four year period in the vast, underexplored rainforest of the Amazon, including a monkey that purrs like a cat.
The human impact on the Amazon rainforest has been grossly underestimated according to an international team of researchers from Brazil and the UK, led by Lancaster University.
The Dead Sea, Vietnam's Halong Bay and Australia's Great Barrier Reef are among 28 contenders to be crowned among the world's new seven wonders of nature on Friday.