Tashka and Laura Yawanawá lead the Yawanawá people in Acre, Brazil -- a tribe that stewards almost 500,000 acres of Amazon rainforest. As footage of the Amazon burning shocks the world's consciousness, Tashka and Laura call for us to transform this..
Could we anticipate the next big disease outbreak, stopping a virus like Ebola before it ever strikes? In this talk about frontline scientific research, ecologist Daniel Streicker takes us to the Amazon rainforest in Peru where he tracks the movement..
The same drones used to film Hollywood movies have been repurposed for Harvard researchers to study the Amazon. The unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), formerly used for filming blockbusters like Skyfall and The Wolf of Wall Street, have been specially..
Pope Francis appealed to conservatives on Sunday not to be bound by the status quo as he opened an assembly of bishops to discuss the future of the Roman Catholic Church in the Amazon, including the possibility of introducing married priests. Jillian..
Brazil’s right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro has vowed to repave an old military highway through the heart of the Amazon. Some scientists say the project could determine the future of the world's largest tropical rainforest. Yahaira Jacquez has..
Wildfires are still raging in the Amazon rainforest. 12 million hectares have burnt so far, three times more than last year. In Bolivia, over 5,000 people are fighting the blaze, but it is still out of control. Euronews Aid Zone reporter Monica Pinna..
The Amazon rainforest is often called the lungs of our planet. It absorbs and processes carbon dioxide and it produces a large portion of the oxygen that keeps animals and humans alive all over the earth. The Amazon produces so much humidity and..