Scientists from Australia, Brazil and Spain will use a wireless sensor network to monitor wildlife in the Amazon.
A study published in Nature Communications explains how it is possible to avoid deforestation and still feed the world in 2050.
While the Earth’s oceans are our largest carbon sinks, in terms of land ecosystems, the Amazon stores 10 percent of the world’s carbon, probably more than anywhere else on the planet.
Colombian take on conservation seeks to protect Amazonian biodiversity through indigenous traditions.
Using already existing technology Brazilian forest scientists develop scanners to help forest law enforcement.
They aim to invest in ecosystem services, protect forests, mitigate climate change and decrease biodiversity losses.
Cannabis crops are causing deforestation in protected areas
A report by the CDP (Carbon disclosure project) shows manufacturers don’t even know which forests they’re destroying.
Ecosystems, water, biodiversity and Colombian’s health are endangered by the growth of this activity.
The reserve has generally succeeded in providing sustainable livelihoods but deforestation, oil developments and drug trafficking remain a huge problem.
One of Colombia’s largest Natural National Parks is under threat from cattle ranching and illicit crops cultivation.
Instead of leaving your old smartphone in a drawer or having it be recycled, you could help turn it into an instrument that helps save the rainforests
Despite being its best export, the effect of soybean production could be unfit to environmental commitments.
Rock in Rio has launched its environmental project Amazonia Live which aims to plant over a million trees.
A team of scientists says we could use available technologies to learn and imitate the region's natural forms, processes and ecosystems, known as biomimicry.
Colombia is the third country with most primate species in the region, but most of them are threatened by deforestation, illegal traffic and hunting.