Rainforest EXPLORER: News & Notes
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Bird Calls of Amazonia - A great introduction from The Brain Scoop!

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Nature Is Speaking – Kevin Spacey is The Rainforest | Conservation International (CI) - YouTube

Julia Roberts, Harrison Ford, Kevin Spacey, Edward Norton, Penélope Cruz, and Robert Redford all join forces to give nature a voice. Watch the films and take...
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Beneath the Canopy: A Camera Trap Survey in the Peruvian Amazon - YouTube

Our research team returned to the Peruvian Amazon in 2013 to monitor felid movement and activity for a project on primate predator-prey interactions led by D...
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World's Largest Rainforest Canopy Walkway - Virtual Tour - YouTube

This is a 20 minute nearly one take walkthrough of the rainforest canopy. If you have the time, this is really a fun way to virtually transport yourself to t...
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Great video footage of one of our Amazon Rainforest Workshops study sites:  The canopy walkway at the Amazon Conservatory for Tropical Studies (ACTS) in Loreto Peru.  This was shot during a citizen science workshop we helped to coordiante for Dr. Meg Lowam from the California Academy of Sciences in July of 2014.

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Of jaguars and loggers: new film to showcase one of the least-known regions in the deep Amazon

Of jaguars and loggers: new film to showcase one of the least-known regions in the deep Amazon | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
In August, three young filmmakers will go on the expedition of a lifetime. They plan to spend six months filming in one of the most remote, most spectacular, and most endangered ecosystems on the planet: the Las Piedras River system. This unprotected swathe of Amazon jungle contains massive anacondas, prowling jaguars, and even uncontacted indigenous people.
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Here's why Field Biologists are so important and so cool!

Coming Summer 2014. Learn more: www.fieldbiologistmovie.com
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Find a way to screen this movie at your school or library and introduce your students and community to the important role of field biologists in understanding how our world works and it's NEVER been more important! Jared Flesher is a great role model for the next generation of explorers! 

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10 Things to Do in the AMAZON!

What's on your Amazon #bucketlist? I created my own own top 10 list after our recent trip to the Peruvian Amazon! Special thanks to Meg Lowman and the Explorama Lodges for the amazing time....
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Great video from Untamed Science - who just happened to travel to the Amazon with our friend Dr. Meg Lowman on her Citizen Science expedition!  

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Rainforest Filmmaking Gear - What to Bring - YouTube

If you're going to film in the rainforest, it's hot an humid and you can't get everything you need at the local Best Buy. Here is what I bring when I go to t...
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You too can be a rainforest film maker!  Tips from Untamed Science's recent visit to one of our study sites in the Peruvian Amazon!  You too can be a 

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Amazon video series from Untamed Science is in production!  They filmed during a r recent visit to the Peruvian Amazon with Dr. Meg Lowman's Citzen Science Expedition - which Amazon Rainforest Workshops/EcoTeach helped to coordinate!  Stay tuned for more! 

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Of jaguars and loggers: new film to showcase one of the least-known regions in ... - Wildlife News

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A race for what's left of the planet (Part one) - Truthloader

In this new series we look at what happens when our unquenchable thirst for oil leads us to drill in the world's most endangered places -- with terrifying co...
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Great 3min video that explains how our unquenchable thirst for oil is impacting the Amazon
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