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Apr 17, 2015 02:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The world's record for bodily bacterial diversity has just been shattered by a remote living tribe of healthy villagers who might be better prepared to fight off infections than we are.
Jan 13, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
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.
Dec 11, 2014 03:22 AM ET
E.J. Snyder elaborates on his badass attitude toward surviving naked in Tanzania and the Amazon.
Dec 5, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Hear the answer straight from the anaconda's mouth (so to speak) -- Paul Rosolie describes his experience to DNews.
Sep 25, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Dust from the Sahara blows minerals from fish fossils across the Atlantic and helps plants grow in the Amazon rainforest.
Aug 18, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Amazon river turtles communicate with their hatchlings and with one another using vocalizations, recordings reveal.
Aug 15, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
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.
Jul 31, 2014 05:51 AM ET
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?
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