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Monkeys of the Amazon Rainforest

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Blog for SustainableTrip.org.: Monkeys of the Amazon Rainforest
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Who doesn't love monkeys?  Here's a great little overview of the monkeys which call the Amazon home!  

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Tropical Forests for Climate and Development - YouTube

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Miracle Spheres and Paths Come Full Circle: Lessons Learned in the Amazon Rainforest

Miracle Spheres and Paths Come Full Circle:  Lessons Learned in the Amazon Rainforest | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
2015 Amazon Workshops Student Field Reporter Project:  We’ve enlisted the help of several students to share their 2015 Amazon experiences with us. Over the coming months we will regularly feature t...
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The Sake of Wonder Research and Peace on the Roof of the Rainforest

The Sake of Wonder Research and Peace on the Roof of the Rainforest | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
2015 Amazon Workshops Student Field Reporter Project:  We’ve enlisted the help of several students to share their 2015 Amazon experiences with us. Over the coming months we will regularly feature t...
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In the Land of the Living River: Arrival in Peru

In the Land of the Living River: Arrival in Peru | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
2015 Student Field Reporter Project:  We've enlisted the help of several students to share their 2015 Amazon experiences with us. Over the coming months we will regularly feature their posts, photo...
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Saving species experts from extinction | Natural History Museum

Saving species experts from extinction | Natural History Museum | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
Species identification experts are a rare and critical, but the Museum has a plan to train new specialists for the future.
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Original and the best: nothing beats primary forests for biodiversity

Original and the best: nothing beats primary forests for biodiversity | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
We live in an age of vanishing rainforests. Half of the world’s tropical forests have disappeared since World War II and roughly another 10 million hectares are being felled each year — the equivalent…
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Ecologists roll a century's work on food-webs into a single model

Ecologists roll a century's work on food-webs into a single model | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
What is the mathematical structure of the natural world?
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Interesting! 

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Julia's Journal Archives | Amazon Aid Foundation

Julia's Journal Archives | Amazon Aid Foundation | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
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Visit Julia's Journal to learn about biodiversity in the Amazon Rainforest, and the incredible region of Madre de Dios in Peru!

Julia's Journal is a series of blog posts by Artist for the Amazon Julia Loman that combine art and science to promote awareness about issues in the Amazon rainforest.

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Francis of the Forest

Francis of the Forest | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON, DC – When Pope Francis visited Latin America in July, he made an impassioned plea for the protection of … Read More
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Explorer Percy Fawcett Disappears in the Amazon, 90 Years Ago

Explorer Percy Fawcett Disappears in the Amazon, 90 Years Ago | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
Percy Fawcett was an inspiration for both Indiana Jones and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Lost World,” but his 1925 disappearance in the Amazon remains a mystery to this day.
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Global Warming Is Already Clobbering the Amazon | WIRED

Global Warming Is Already Clobbering the Amazon | WIRED | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
Studying global warming in the Amazon will fill a critical gap in the research, but it isn't easy.
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Brazil beef industry pledges cut Amazon deforestation rate in half

Brazil beef industry pledges cut Amazon deforestation rate in half | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
A new study finds that voluntary zero-deforestation commitments by corporations can radically clean up supply chains Food retailers such as McDonald’s, Krispy Kreme, Dunkin Donuts, as well as agribusinesses like Cargill, are among the big...
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In Brazil, cattle industry begins to help fight deforestation - Science /AAAS

In Brazil, cattle industry begins to help fight deforestation - Science /AAAS | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
“Zero-deforestation” commitments having an impact, study finds
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Epic Amazonian Arthropod Hunt - Finding Bugs in Peruvian Homes - YouTube

Do Amazonian houses have more bugs that houses in the US? That is one of the core questions we've come to answer. Michelle, Misha, Keith, Haley and I are all...
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Ancient but Strong: The Yagua Indians’ Traditional Ways

Ancient but Strong: The Yagua Indians’ Traditional Ways | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
2015 Amazon Workshops Student Field Reporter Project:  We’ve enlisted the help of several students to share their 2015 Amazon experiences with us. Over the coming months we will regularly feature t...
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Sharing Hands and Building Bridges: A Day of Community Service in an Amazonian Village

Sharing Hands and Building Bridges:  A Day of Community Service in an Amazonian Village | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
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2015 Sandy Spring Friends School - Intersession in the Amazon!

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A great little video highlighting the 2015 Sandy Spring Friends School Amazon Intercession group and their adventures in the Amazon!  

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Canopy crusade: world’s highest network of camera traps keeps an eye on animals impacted by gas project

Canopy crusade: world’s highest network of camera traps keeps an eye on animals impacted by gas project | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
Oil, gas, timber, gold: the Amazon rainforest is rich in resources, and their exploitation is booming. As resource extraction increases, so does the development of access roads and pipelines. These carve their way through previously intact forest, thereby interrupting the myriad pathways of the species that live there. For species that depend on the rainforest canopy, this can be particularly problematic.
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Tropical forests will still exist in 2100 – but they will be a sorry sight

Tropical forests will still exist in 2100 – but they will be a sorry sight | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
We're heading for mass extinctions in the world's most diverse ecosystem.
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Spiders skydive to safety from Rainforest Canopies!

Spiders skydive to safety from Rainforest Canopies! | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
When canopy-dwelling spiders are dropped from great heights, they don’t just fall. They skydive.
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Do the Amazon’s Last Isolated Tribes Have a Future?

Do the Amazon’s Last Isolated Tribes Have a Future? | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
Development can’t be halted, but it can happen humanely and intelligently.
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In our quest to promote Amazon awareness, it is great to see this editorial feature in the Sunday NYT. 

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Why Do We Need Species? Fighting Climate Change, for One

Why Do We Need Species? Fighting Climate Change, for One | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
Every day we learn more about just how crucial species are for human well-being.
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Jungle Walks and Bottled Hope: Rainforest Ways

Jungle Walks and Bottled Hope: Rainforest Ways | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
2015 Student Field Reporter Project:  We’ve enlisted the help of several students to share their 2015 Amazon experiences with us. Over the coming months we will regularly feature their posts, photo...
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This is the latest post from our student field reporter who is currently in the Amazon with the Gunston School.  She's doing an amazing job of storytelling.  

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Phys.Org Mobile: Rainforest protection akin to speed limit control

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Naturalists in paradise

Naturalists in paradise | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
John Hemming follows three British scientists who made significant discoveries in the Amazon.
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