Equally important as reducing carbon emissions is preserving and restoring natural ecosystems such as the Amazon rainforest.
Colombian ecologists will finally be able to assess the state of ecosystems that were off-limits to research and development.
Between 2002 and 2016 the country lost its forests to agriculture and cattle ranching.
Scientists from Australia, Brazil and Spain will use a wireless sensor network to monitor wildlife in the Amazon.
Gold miners in Peru’s Amazon jungle face crime, corruption, health hazards and environmental destruction to make a living.
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.
Rock in Rio has launched its environmental project Amazonia Live which aims to plant over a million trees.
Amazon's wildfire season began in July and will end in November, but this time most of the fires are far from being natural.
Drug trafficking, prostitution and natural resources exploitation making Amazon Indigenous tribes reach the big cities while looking for help.
They aim to invest in ecosystem services, protect forests, mitigate climate change and decrease biodiversity losses.
According to NASA the Amazon is suffering the driest start of dry season in the last 15 years.
2015 was the deadliest year for environmental activists and the region has been suffering the highest toll on the world.
There are still a few indigenous groups existing in voluntary isolation in the Amazon - for who knows how much longer.
Experts analyze how these fads played out in the region
An international team of biologists identified the negative interactions between dam construction and biodiversity and ecosystem services.
Experts suggest there are perhaps 70 such groupings left, numbering anything from 2,000 to 3,000 people in total, nearly all of whom live in the headwaters of the Amazon.
The three Internet giants have identified the next impossible dream: providing drone delivery and Internet access by drones and balloons.
Once criticized for mowing down tropical rainforests to make way for pasture, the worlds largest meatpacking company now shuns cattle raised on deforested land.
Colombia’s government will draw up plans to join with Brazil and Venezuela in creating the world’s largest ecological corridor, a project aimed at mitigating the effects of climate change and preserving biodiversity