Blog posts tagged in Amazon Watch
Climate change may be taking a hidden toll on intact rainforests in the heart of the Amazon, finds a new study based on 35 years of observations. The research, published in the journal Ecology, focused on the ecological impacts of fragmentation but unexpectedly found changes in the control...
Timed with the re-release of the blockbuster film Avatar in theaters last week, director James Cameron has joined forces with Amazon Watch to get the word out about "A Message from Pandora" and the battle to stop the Belo Monte Dam on the Xingu, one of the great tributaries of th...
Sixty Minutes story on the damming of the Amazon
Amazon dammed - Images by Cristina Mittermeier
Reporter: Allison LangdonProducers: Stephen Rice, Julia Timms, Jo Townsend
link to Sixty Minutes video
There are few places on Earth quite as isolated or as spectacular as the Amazon.
Venture deep i...