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In the face of losses, a new vision for Brazil’s Amazon is taking shape

In the face of losses, a new vision for Brazil’s Amazon is taking shape

The development model for the Brazilian Amazon has most often meant clearing the rainforest to build something from scratch, whether timber operations, mines, cattle pastures or soybean fields. But what if Brazil chose a different path?

Panama’s Indigenous groups wage high-tech fight for their lands

Panama’s Indigenous groups wage high-tech fight for their lands

With help from U.S. organizations, Panama’s Indigenous people are using satellite images and other technologies to identify illegal logging and incursions by ranchers on their territory. But getting the government to act is far harder.

Brazilian Amazon is burning

The Brazilian Amazon is burning, again

In recent weeks, nine major fires have ignited in the Brazilian Amazon, heralding the start of another fire season which, after a particularly dry year, experts say could be a bad one.

Paraguay’s most biodiverse forests threatened
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Drugs, fire, settlers poised to wipe out one of Paraguay’s most biodiverse forests

San Rafael National Park/Proposed National Reserve encompasses one of the most unique, biodiverse and threatened forests in Paraguay.

Humans have ‘stressed out’ Earth far longer, and more dramatically, than realized

Humans have ‘stressed out’ Earth far longer, and more dramatically, than realized

A study of ancient pollen reveals that millennia of human activities transformed Earth's ecosystems as quickly as when the Ice Age ended.

Life, death, and renewal in the Campo Rupestre
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Life, death, and renewal in the Campo Rupestre

In a little-known region of Brazil that calls to mind Tolkien’s Middle-earth, unique lifeforms have evolved to endure innumerable environmental challenges. Can they survive the country's latest era of deregulation?
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