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The Atlantic Forest is a hotspot of biodiversity and one of the most species richness biome of anurans (frogs, tree-frogs, and toads) in the world.
Approved in 2012, Brazil's new Forest Code has few admirers.
In a study published today in the journal PLOS ONE, a team of researchers led by NJIT Associate Professor Gareth Russell has applied a novel method for linking large-scale habitat fragmentation to population sustainability.
Brazilian researchers said they have discovered a new species of porcupine that inhabits an isolated patch of Brazil’s Northeastern Atlantic Forest.
A conservation campaign that helped save an endangered species of monkey in Brazil is now turning its attention towards preserving the forests that it calls home.
The small fragments of tropical forests left behind after deforestation are suffering extensive species extinction.
The Neotropic ecozone is one of Earth's eight ecosystems. This ecozone is also known as the Neotropical ecozone. It is made up of South and Central America, the Mexican lowlands, Caribbean Islands, and southern Florida. The southernmost part of South America is part of the Antarctic ecosystem. Many of the regions included in the Neotropic share the same diversity among plant and animal life. The flora and fauna of the Neotropic are unique and distinct from the Nearctic (which includes most of...
The golden-bellied capuchin (Cebus xanthosternos), also known as the yellow-breasted or buffy-headed capuchin, is one of several species of New World monkeys. There are differences between individuals as well as between the sexes and across age groups. It is described as having a distinctive yellow to golden red chest, belly and upper arms. Its face is a light brown and its cap. They do not have very evident tufts. They are oriented towards the rear of the skull and are hardly...
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