A Brazilian rainforest is now being called an 'extinction vortex'
September 27, 2018, 12:09 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Brazil's once-expansive Atlantic Forest has now almost completely disappeared.
Global tree cover has increased 7% over the last 35 years
August 14, 2018, 2:02 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
There's still cause for concern, however.
Peru designates 2 million acres of rainforest as a national park
February 23, 2018, 8:17 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Continuing a South American trend, the new Yaguas National Park protects wildlife and Indigenous people alike.
Amazon's Seattle home looks more like a rainforest than a tech campus
January 29, 2018, 4:33 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Treehouses and suspension bridges and carnivorous plants, oh my!
The most surprising question you can ask on a tribal hunt in the Amazon jungle
November 22, 2017, 2:02 p.m. by Ilana Strauss
I briefly lived with hunter-gatherers in the rainforest, where a couple visiting tourists did something very unexpected.
Why I spent my vacation living with hunter-gatherers in the rainforest
March 24, 2017, 1:42 p.m. by Ilana Strauss
A Brooklynite goes from the urban jungle to the Amazon jungle.
Mysterious ancient geoglyphs discovered in Amazon rainforest
February 8, 2017, 7:08 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Hundreds of earthworks were uncovered by deforestation.
Mysterious 'Silkhenge spider' is a master architect
December 22, 2016, 6:42 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Unidentified species from South America crafts an intricate circular fence with a central tower to protect its young.
Orchids 101: The biology behind these elegant flowers
July 13, 2016, 11:31 a.m. by Anna Norris
With more than 20,000 species and more than 800 genera, orchids are an incredibly diverse family of plants.