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Mar 27, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Discovery News
The Uyuni Salt Flats in Bolivia are roughly the size of Massachusetts.
Mar 9, 2015 09:30 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The indigenous people of Suriname have taken unprecedented action to conserve the forests, headwaters and animals of the small South American country.
Feb 13, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Walt Bonner, FoxNews.com
New fossil evidence points the way toward solving the mystery of how the animals arrived in the New World.
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.
Oct 7, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Venezuela now has its first meat-loving dinosaur, a scrappy carnivore known as Thief of Tachira.
Is there anything left to discover? Have the most important temples, tombs, pyramids, cities, and civilizations been found?
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.
Sep 2, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Mind-altering substances were all the rage 1,500 years ago, at least among certain elite members of a South American society.
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