Meet the trees, get to know their superpowers, and learn how scientists are trying to protect them.
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro is threatening to eradicate Indigenous lands for agribusiness purposes. What lies ahead for the Potiguaras and Guarani-Kaiowás on their quest for land recognition?
There is a battle for the land. It pits peasant farmers against cattle barons, multinational soy conglomerates against the indigenous. It is a battle for the future of the world’s most important rainforest. It is a battle that cost Sister Dorothy her life.
A bird in the Amazon has shattered the record for the loudest call to be recorded, reaching the same volume as a pneumatic drill.
A paper published Monday in the journal Current Biology identifies the white bellbird as the world's loudest bird.
In 2009, Walmart, Nike and other global companies vowed to stop buying beef and leather from Brazilian companies operating in the Amazon.
Brazil's triple border with Bolivia and Peru is a good picture of what has been pointed out as one of the most critical moments for the survival of the world's most important rainforest.
Since 1988, the rights of Indigenous people in Brazil have been entitled to protection under the constitution. Yet, their reality tells a different story.
It isn't just Bolsonaro and the fires. Hydroelectric dams in the Amazon are submerging millions of trees, transforming huge carbon sinks into sources of planet-warming gases.
Inside the battle for the forest's future — and ours — as Brazilian ranchers and farmers vow to protect their way of life at any cost.
If nothing is done, the Amazon rainforest might completely disappear before the end of the century.
Burning and deforestation have damaged parts of the Amazon in the Brazilian state of Acre.