The Amazon is burning, and here's why it's not just Brazil's problem
August 21, 2019, 5:33 p.m. by Lindsey Reynolds
The Amazon rainforest fires have been burning for 3 weeks, and some are wondering why Brazil's crisis isn't getting more attention.
Massive reforestation might be the moonshot we need to slow down climate change
August 13, 2019, 11:04 a.m. by Russell McLendon
That doesn't mean forests are a silver bullet, though.
Amazon deforestation heading to dangerous 'tipping point'
July 26, 2019, 12:20 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Three football fields worth of tree cover are lost every minute.
Camera trap captures rare high-definition photos of a jaguar in the wild
June 20, 2019, 9 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The jaguar crept past a camera trap set up to record the elusive cats in a French Guiana rainforest.
How conservationists are saving Scotland's rainforests
May 22, 2019, 8:25 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
They're threatened by overgrazing and pollution, invasive species and industrialization.
Global tree cover has increased 7% over the last 35 years — but there's a catch
May 13, 2019, 12:36 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
There's still cause for concern, however.
Why the Amazon rainforest could be devastated by the U.S.-China trade war
March 27, 2019, 6:24 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Beijing turns to Brazil to make up for its shortfall in soya beans.
Like humans, the world's smallest bear excels at imitating facial expressions
March 22, 2019, 2:57 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Sun bears are the first animals aside from humans and gorillas to exhibit such precise facial mimicry.
Bizarre plants delightfully come to life in 'Atlas of Botanic Poetry'
February 20, 2019, 8:22 a.m. by Tom Oder
Botanist and biologist Francis Hallé introduces a new world of rainforest flora in his latest art-driven book.
Haiti's first private nature reserve will protect 68 species of vertebrates
February 1, 2019, 12:06 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Grand Bois mountain is home to many threatened species, including a number of rare frogs.
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.
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.