Latest Amazonas Stories

2013-03-22 23:02:37

Project is looking for medical and non-medical professionals to go on a two-week expedition to the rainforest. Ft.

2011-03-22 17:25:00

SAO PAULO, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Former US President Bill Clinton, former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson and filmmaker James Cameron will all speak at the 2nd INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON SUSTAINABILITY, which is scheduled to take place March 24 through 26 in Manaus, Brazil.

2009-10-27 06:00:00


2008-10-17 14:44:04

Conservationists are set to receive money from a Brazilian bank and a global hotel chain in an effort to protect trees and combat global warming in the Juma forest reserve deep in Brazil's Amazon.

2008-10-04 00:00:11

FAMILY TRAVEL Q My husband and I are planning a family holiday to Brazil over the Christmas holidays and are keen to visit the Amazon at some point during the trip.

2008-07-17 09:00:00

All of Peru's coast is arid, but south of Lima it becomes profound. It is one of the driest places on earth, the desolation is broken here and there by verdant valleys where streams venture seaward from the distant Andes.

2005-10-31 10:23:33

SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - Italian screen legend Claudia Cardinale, French director Roman Polanski and Spanish star Victoria Abril are due to be special guests at a film festival in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus, Brazil, next weekend, organizers said.

2005-10-13 08:33:26

Authorities on Wednesday began a massive relief effort to help thousands of families along the Amazon River hurt by a serious drought that has made river travel to many jungle areas nearly impossible, officials said.

2005-10-10 11:04:22

By Terry Wade MANAQUIRI, Brazil (Reuters) - The worst drought in more than 40 years is damaging the world's biggest rainforest, plaguing the Amazon basin with wildfires, sickening river dwellers with tainted drinking water, and killing fish by the millions as streams dry up.

2005-08-14 22:28:49

BRASILIA (Reuters) - A U.S. anthropology professor on a research trip to Brazil was shot and killed on Saturday in an Amazon rainforest town, a U.S. Embassy spokesman said on Sunday.

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