Researchers say the paintings in modern-day Colombia are believed to be about 12,000 years old.
Dec. 3, 2020 • ~2 min
In the Amazon, beetles and flowering trees have developed a tight bond. Hundreds of beetle species thrive off of and pollinate blossoms, helping to maintain some of the highest biodiversity on Earth.
Dec. 3, 2020 • ~6 min
Destruction of the rainforest increased by 9.5% compared to the previous 12 months, new data shows.
Nov. 30, 2020 • ~2 min
Nemonte Nenquimo is one of the six environmental leaders to be awarded this year's Goldman Prize.
Nov. 30, 2020 • ~6 min
Exclusive: A forensic investigation finds evidence of deliberate burning in Papua's palm oil plantations.
Nov. 12, 2020 • ~16 min
Green groups welcome the UK's plan to outlaw the import of food and other goods from protected areas.
Nov. 11, 2020 • ~4 min
'Normal' body temperature has declined in urban, industrialized settings like the US and UK. Anthropologists find the trend extends to Indigenous people in the Bolivian Amazon – but why?
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~8 min
Unilever and Tesco also say a new law should apply to all deforestation, whether legal or illegal.
Oct. 4, 2020 • ~4 min
Global warming is behind the scale and impact of recent wildfires in the western US, scientists say.
Sept. 24, 2020 • ~5 min
Forest that has been disturbed – but not cleared – by logging or fire can be hard to spot from satellites.
Sept. 10, 2020 • ~6 min