Scientists study whether elevated carbon dioxide levels, such as those found at Rincón de la Vieja might help or hurt tropical environments.
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Portraits of indigenous peoples of the Amazon and their sacred territories.
Scientists have determined that trees in the Congo Basin of Africa are losing their capacity to absorb carbon dioxide, raising alarms about the health of world’s second largest contiguous rainforest.
Like so many politicians, campaign rhetoric switches once leaders take office and face the realities of doing business with China. But Bolsonaro has bet big on China — and that's risky business.
He was preparing for life as an academic. A new government in his homeland had bigger plans for him.
Kenneth Dickerman and James Whitlow Delano document the damage palm oil plantations have had on the culture and ecology of the Batek of Kuala Koh, Malaysia's last hunter-gatherers.
Rainforest Journalism Fund grantee Pablo Albarenga's photography from Brazil was featured in The Washington Post's In Sight photography blog.
In La Rinconada, Peru, the world’s highest permanent human settlement, climate change, gold fever, a receding Andean glacier and toxic mercury converge.
Photographer Misha Friedman says his study of Ukrainian prisons is about the traces that a society leaves behind. At the root of his work, though, are the people left behind.
The reality is that we have two great tools at our disposal: truth and humor. There is nothing that scares the Kremlin more.
Despite some reforms instituted by Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, Saudi women still face an uphill battle towards legal, social, and economic equality, often with dangerous risks involved.
Vigilante Group of Nigeria forms the first line of defense between the population and the unknown masked men terrorizing central Nigeria's fertile farmland.