Tagged: Amazon


Remote Amazon tribe tries to straddle two worlds

Transfixed, tribal villagers in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest look up, pointing at the sky. “Airplane!” says one. The sight of the aircraft, just a silvery dot high above the Waiapi settlement of Manilha, mesmerizes the...


Nearly 400 new species discovered in Amazon

Researchers have found 381 new species in the Amazon rainforest, the World Wildlife Fund announced Wednesday, warning that the discoveries were all in areas threatened by human activity. The report by the WWF and...