Driven by demand from Asian consumers, rising prices, and made possible by new technologies -- gold mining is threatening some of the most diverse tropical forests in South America.
E.J. Snyder elaborates on his badass attitude toward surviving naked in Tanzania and the Amazon.
Hear the answer straight from the anaconda's mouth (so to speak) -- Paul Rosolie describes his experience to DNews.
Dust from the Sahara blows minerals from fish fossils across the Atlantic and helps plants grow in the Amazon rainforest.
Amazon river turtles communicate with their hatchlings and with one another using vocalizations, recordings reveal.
Pushed out of their home territory by violence, a second wave of people who had been living in voluntary isolation in the Amazon rainforest has made contact with villagers in Brazil.
Last month's news of an isolated Amazon rainforest tribe in Brazil making contact with outsiders for the first time in almost two decades prompts the question: Are there many more such tribes left?
The illness is potentially deadly for the individuals, who have never been exposed to it before.
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