Smoke from wildfires is a health threat to everyone, but Indigenous people in South America are especially vulnerable due to a number of factors.
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A new study finds that an area 10 times the size of the United Kingdom has been affected by some form of human disturbance, contributing to biodiversity loss and carbon emissions.
New research suggests that declines in wild fish species may compromise nutrition in an already poor region. Substituting cultivated species may not help.
La Pérdida de la Biodiversidad en las Pesquerías continentales de la Amazonía Amenaza la Dieta Humana
Una nueva investigación sugiere que una disminución de especies de peces silvestres puede comprometer la nutrición en una región que ya padece de inseguridad alimentaria. Es posible que la sustitución de especies cultivadas no ayude.
An Earth Institute adjunct tackles reader questions about the record-breaking fires in Brazil.
The International Research Institute for Climate and Society is part of a new project that will use satellite imagery to address environment and development challenges across the Amazon Basin.
The end of a 52-year internal conflict could spell trouble for the second most biodiverse country in the world. A new study outlines a sustainable path forward.
Small migratory farming is responsible for 70% of the annual deforestation in Peru. Can palm oil address this problem and lead the change towards sustainable development in the Peruvian Amazon?
Many experts agree that the climate pledges made at COP21 alone will not hold global temperatures below 2˚ C—we also need significant investment in energy technology innovation in order to meet the climate goals. What are the five big tech companies and their founders doing about climate change?