MANAUS, Brazil (AP) — Rivers around the biggest city in Brazil's Amazon rainforest have swelled to levels unseen in over a century of record-keeping, according to data published Tuesday by Manaus' port authorities, straining a society that has grown weary of increasingly frequent flooding.
GENEVA (AP) — A leading conservation group uniting governments and civil society says all four known freshwater dolphin species are now threatened with extinction, after newly discovered information on the tucuxi in the Amazon river system showed it too is endangered.
The luscious fruits of the Amazon jungle still grow, undeterred by the raging pandemic.
But many Colombian farmers and Indigenous communities have been left without a way to sell their harvests, and without the wherewithal to buy the staples of daily life...
TEKOHAW, Brazil (AP) — Under a thatch-roof shelter in the Amazon rainforest, warriors wielding bows and arrows, elderly chieftains in face paint and nursing mothers gathered to debate a plan that some hope will hold at bay the loggers and other invaders threatening the tribes of the Tembe...
Treat yourself and the family to a delicious, locally-sourced Breakfast on the Farm with the UW-Madison Association of Women in Agriculture 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at UW-Madison Stock Pavilion, 1675 Linden Drive.
Visiting the Amazon is a magical experience. The sounds and sights are stunning: pink dolphins, insects buzzing, birds screeching, creatures slithering...
SAO PAULO (AP) — A California couple and their two daughters who had been missing since Sunday when pirates attacked their boat in the Amazon River delta area have been found alive.
Except for insect bites and scratches, Adam and Emily Harteau and their 3- and 7-year-old daughters were in good condition and will spend the night in a hospital in the small city of Breves, not far from where they were found, law enforcement officials in Brazil's northern jungle state of Para said Wednesday.