The orange-winged parrot (Amazona amazonica) and the blue and yellow macaw (Ara ararauna) pictured, were the most traded parrot species - Photo by Luc Viatour

    Benefits and Risks of Legal Wildlife Trade in the Amazon

    The multimillion-dollar legal wildlife trade in species originating from Amazonian countries has been analyzed ...

    Tree trunks loaded on a truck in the Brazilian Amazon

    Zero Deforestation Is the Only Answer in this Side of the Amazon

    Perched at the easternmost edge of the Amazon rainforest is Maranhão, one of Brazil’s ...

    Cattle raising in the Amazon is responsible for 65% of the forest destruction

    Eating Less Beef Seems to Be the Only Way to End Amazonian Deforestation

    Beef production has become a major driver of tropical deforestation, responsible for as much ...

    King Harald V of Norway with an indigenous group in Brazil. Photo courtesy of Rainforest Foundation Norway

    World’s Religious Leaders Get Together in Norway to Rescue the Rainforest

    Religious leaders from around the world are meeting for the first time with conservationists ...

    Cow on grass land. Author: Alex Andrews

    Brazil Keeps Fining Pedro Cordeiro, a Crook and Land-grabber. But Does He Even Exist?

    In April 2017, Brazilian environmental agents fined Pedro Cordeiro US$ 9.2 million for converting ...