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A Drone Test In The Amazon Rain Forest Delivers An Unexpected ... - NPR

February 13, 2017 - 3:17pm

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A Drone Test In The Amazon Rain Forest Delivers An Unexpected ...
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A drone test in a remote Amazonian village in Peru failed. And that, says one of the testers, was the best possible outcome.

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Geoglyphs in Amazon rainforest a mystery to scientists - CBC.ca

February 10, 2017 - 1:51pm

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Geoglyphs in Amazon rainforest a mystery to scientists
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Hundreds of circles in the ground of the Amazon rainforest that date back thousands of years have been discovered, but scientists don't know what purpose they served. The Amazon rainforest has long been thought of a pristine ecosystem that was ...

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Lost & Found in the Amazon: Ancient Geoglyphs Reveal Forests ... - Sputnik International

February 10, 2017 - 7:29am

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Lost & Found in the Amazon: Ancient Geoglyphs Reveal Forests ...
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Over 450 massive geometrical geoglyphs have been discovered in the Amazonian rainforest. Stretching across an area of 13000 sq km the series of earthworks ...
Ancient Amazon Tribes Built More Than 450 Mysterious Earthworks ...MobiPicker

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SC Johnson Brings VR to CSR With Amazon Rainforest Project - brandchannel.com

February 9, 2017 - 3:51pm

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SC Johnson Brings VR to CSR With Amazon Rainforest Project
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SC Johnson has announced an acre-for-acre matching challenge to help protect the Amazon rainforest, as part of the company's ongoing partnership with Conservation International (CI). The public affairs initiative is being brought to life with a virtual ...

BRAZIL WANTS TO CUT PROTECTED AMAZON FOREST AREA BY 65 PERCENT - plus55 (blog)

February 8, 2017 - 1:15pm

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BRAZIL WANTS TO CUT PROTECTED AMAZON FOREST AREA BY 65 PERCENT
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Brazil's federal government is currently considering bill which would reduce the its protected rainforest area by 65 percent. The conservation areas in question include four protected forests and the extinction of a fifth area. Although the bill ...

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Amazon forest was transformed by ancient people: study - Yahoo News

February 6, 2017 - 4:39pm

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Amazon forest was transformed by ancient people: study
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Miami (AFP) - Long before European settlers arrived in the Americas in 1492, the Amazon rainforest was transformed for thousands of years by indigenous people who carved mysterious circles into the landscape, researchers said Monday. While the purpose ...
More Than 450 Ancient Earthworks Resembling Stonehenge Built In Amazon RainforestTech Times
Hundreds of ancient earthworks resembling Stonehenge found in Amazon rainforestTelegraph.co.uk
Mysterious ancient geoglyphs discovered in Amazon rainforestMother Nature Network
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Israeli Academics Purchase, Save Peruvian Amazon Forest | JNi ... - The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

January 29, 2017 - 5:32am

Israeli Academics Purchase, Save Peruvian Amazon Forest | JNi ...
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'Within less than a year, we've managed to show that it's possible to save species and protect the earth through crowdsourcing, thanks to lots of caring people.'

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Amazon lumber destroyed as part of forest-protection efforts ... - Chron.com

January 23, 2017 - 12:36pm

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Amazon lumber destroyed as part of forest-protection efforts ...
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Two ships full of Amazon Rainforest wood that was hauled away by federal authorities in the Port of Houston in 2015 remain part of historic cross-border efforts ...

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Seized Peruvian Amazon rainforest wood destroyed - Houston ... - Chron.com

January 19, 2017 - 3:02pm

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Seized Peruvian Amazon rainforest wood destroyed - Houston ...
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One of two massive loads of wood illegally harvested from the Amazon rainforest in Peru and captured by federal officials in the Port of Houston in 2015 has now ...

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