Kevin Bacon to take on true survival drama 'Jungle'
November 7, 2014, 6:20 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Film will tell the harrowing tale of adventurer Yossi Ghinsberg, who survived a deadly expedition into the Bolivian Amazon in 1981.
'Uncontacted' Amazon people treated for flu
July 24, 2014, 11:15 a.m. by Megan Gannon, LiveScience
Past epidemics of malaria and the flu have devastated other tribes in the area as they lack immunity to such diseases.
Amazon rainforest once looked more like savannas of Africa than a jungle
July 8, 2014, 9:30 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Scientists have discovered man-made earthen trenches from a period before the Amazon rainforest grew into what it is today. What the trenches were used for remains a mystery.
How your old cellphone could help stop illegal logging and poaching
July 2, 2014, 5:53 p.m. by John Platt
Repurposed Android phones will be deployed to protect rain forests.
Rainforest activism gets horror treatment in 'The Green Inferno'
June 3, 2014, 4:30 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
New film from Eli Roth tells the tale of young activists who crash land in the middle of Peru and find themselves on the menu.
Global warming could kill off world's smallest kangaroo
May 12, 2014, 10:59 a.m. by Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
The musky rat-kangaroo plays a huge role in its rain forest home in Australia, and researchers say it's too specialized to be relocated.
Giant trees and waterfalls in rare temperate rain forest: Olympic National Park and Lake Quinault Lodge
April 25, 2014, 3:03 p.m. by Starre Vartan
It's hard to capture the magnificence of Washington state's Olympic Peninsula, but I tried!
Rainforest Guardian: Futuristic skyscraper protects, irrigates the Amazon
March 27, 2014, 5:50 p.m. by Matt Hickman
One of the dazzling/sobering entries in the 2014 eVolo Skyscraper Competition, this lotus-shaped fire station-in-the-sky deploys spray drones if fire breaks out under the forest canopy.
If you were an orphaned animal, you'd want this woman to be your mom
March 26, 2014, 8:47 a.m. by Laura Moss
Meet Margit Cianelli, a wildlife rehabilitator in Australia who provides her charges with the utmost care — including daily cuddles, verbal encouragement and fresh spaghetti.
David Beckham turns explorer in BBC rain forest documentary
March 21, 2014, 3:06 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
90-minute film will feature the former soccer star and three friends experiencing life in the jungle.
Interactive map plots your address over 750 million years of Earth's history
The brightest star in the night sky will go dark
How to use succulents as outdoor annuals
A shelter worker couldn't leave the dogs alone in a storm — so she slept over
Golf courses across U.S. step up to save monarch butterflies
The first image of a black hole is almost ready