Rainforest


World’s Oldest Rainforest Frogs Found Preserved in Amber

World’s Oldest Rainforest Frogs Found Preserved in Amber

The fossilized frogs trapped in amber represent earliest frogs living in wet, tropical forests...

Jun 15 2018, 6:48am CDT

Scientists Predict a Drier Amazon Rainforest and a Wetter Indonesia in the Future

Scientists Predict a Drier Amazon Rainforest and a Wetter Indonesia in the Future

Climate models predict that an increase in greenhouse gases will dry out the Amazon and cause wetter conditions in Africa and I...

Apr 29 2018, 1:21pm CDT

Amazon Rainforest may have Reached the Point of No Return

Amazon Rainforest may have Reached the Point of No Return

Researchers suggest that Amazon Rainforest will reach its tipping point if deforestation extends to 20 percent of its original...

Feb 24 2018, 1:39pm CST

Ancient Humans Shaped the Amazon Rainforest by Tree Cultivation

Ancient Humans Shaped the Amazon Rainforest by Tree Cultivation

It has been discovered by scientists that ancient tree-planting by human beings ultimately influenced the landscape of verdure...

Mar 3 2017, 5:22am CST

Oil Palm Plantations are Restricting Rainforest Butterflies’ Movement

Palm Oil Plantations are Restricting Rainforest Butterflies’ Movement

Plantations act as a barrier to the movement of butterflies across tropical landscapes....

Dec 20 2016, 11:51am CST

Humans Make Amazon Rainforest More Flammable

Humans Make Amazon Rainforest More Flammable

It is being said that human intervention has immensely harmed the Amazon rainforest. Not only has the biodiversity suffered but...

Jun 30 2016, 5:30am CDT

Canada Protects World's Largest Great Bear Rainforest

Canada Protects World's Largest Great Bear Rainforest

It seems that the Canadian government wants to conserve the large Great Bear Rainforest. This lush and green rain forest spans...

Feb 3 2016, 8:08am CST

NASA Satellite shows Tons of Sahara Dust fertilize the Amazon Rainforest

NASA Satellite shows Tons of Sahara Dust fertilize the Amazon Rainforest

Some of the latest research conducted by scientists points towards a deep connection between the Sahara Desert and the Amazon R...

Feb 25 2015, 2:43am CST

Cat Monkey Discovered in Amazon Rainforest

Cat Monkey Discovered in Amazon Rainforest

A new specie of monkey called Caqueta titi, has been discovered in the Amazon Rainforest among other 441 new species. The stran...

Oct 24 2013, 7:48am CDT

Amazon Fires Destroying Rainforest

Amazon Fires Destroying Rainforest

While it was common knowledge until now that deforestation was the culprit behind rainforest devastation, a new nemesis has arr...

Jun 9 2013, 5:00am CDT