Field Museum gives Parker/Gentry Award to environmental activist
EurekAlert (press release) – Washington,DC,USA
Judith Kimerling’s courageous efforts on behalf of indigenous peoples and vast forests in the headwaters of the Amazon and wilderness of Alaska.

Take a bit of time out to enjoy life
Melbourne Herald Sun – Australia
In his book The Discovery Of The Amazon, explorer John Adams told of forcing his indigenous porters to double their walking pace to reach the source of a

Sink or swim
Roanoke Times – Roanoke,VA,USA
A Roanoke-area doctor spent 66 days along the Amazon River monitoring a swimmer’s perilous journey. By Jessica Marcy Dr. Mateja de Leonni Stanonik believed

A Nation Sells the World on Products Based on Amazon Ingredients
New York Times – United States
For years, Amazonia’s indigenous peoples have celebrated fruits for their special qualities. The guaraná berry, for example, is known as a stimulant.

Adventurers take on the Amazon in 6500km trek
Daily Mercury – Mackay,Queensland,Australia
is we have a partner called Amazon Watch, it’s an international charity that targets issues of deforestation and the indigenous people of the Amazon.