21 Aug '11, 6pm

Indigenous protestors embark on 300-mile walk to protest Amazon road in Bolivia via @mongabay

Climate change could cut premontane forests of Argentina and Bolivia in half (12/19/2010) A new study in mongabay.com's open access journal Tropical Conservation Science finds that the premontane forests of Argentina and Bolivia are susceptible to large-scale shifts due to climate change, losing over half of the ecosystem to warmer temperatures. Apart of the Yungas tropical forests, premontane forests are the lowest in the Andes, covering hills and flatland; these forests harbor significant biodiversity, yet many of those species may become threatened as the world warms. Evo Morales for the Nobel Prize? (11/11/2010) Does Evo Morales merit a Nobel peace prize for his admirable work on climate justice? Former prize winners, as well as the Bolivian Congress, believe he deserves it and both have launched an international campaign on behalf of Bolivia’s indigenous president. In...

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Dot Earth Blog: When is a Road Not a Road?

Dot Earth Blog: When is a Road Not a Road?

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 28 Aug '11, 7pm

By 2050 or so, the world population is expected to reach nine billion, essentially adding two Chinas to the number of peop...

The Threatened Zo’é Tribe of the Amazon Rainforest

The Threatened Zo’é Tribe of the Amazon Rainforest

environmentalgraffiti.com 21 Aug '11, 2pm

Photo: Fiona Watson/Survival Zo'é men are skilled hunters and particularly prize peccaries and tapir. Known for their dist...

70 arrested on first day of tar-sands-pipeline ...

grist.org 21 Aug '11, 3pm

Bill McKibben gets arrested in front of the White House. Photo: Shadia Fayne Wood/Tar Sands Action Cross-posted from It's ...

Amazon registers KindleScribe domain name, setting off speculation about a new Kindle with notetaking capabilities

Amazon registers KindleScribe domain name, sett...

fusible.com 22 Aug '11, 9am

Amazon registers KindleScribe.com and KindleScribes.com, but why? J.B. | August 22, 2011 | Comments 0 Comments Tweet Could...

Tar-sands protestors get longer jail sentences ...

grist.org 21 Aug '11, 12am

The 15-day campaign at the White House to stop the Keystone XL pipeline has begun, and thanks to the U.S. Park Police, it’...

Picture of the day: sunrise over the upper Amaz...

news.mongabay.com 21 Aug '11, 11pm

mongabay.com (August 21, 2011). Picture of the day: sunrise over the upper Amazon. http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0821-manu...

Tar-sands protesters in jail longer than expect...

grist.org 22 Aug '11, 12am

The 15-day campaign at the White House to stop the Keystone XL pipeline has begun, and thanks to the U.S. Park Police, it’...

Amazon rainforest communities are being added to Google Street View, reports @mongabay

Amazon rainforest communities are being added t...

news.mongabay.com 22 Aug '11, 1am

Amazon rainforest communities added to Google Street View mongabay.com August 22, 2011 Google Street View cameras mounted ...

"When is a Road Not a Road? During major floodi...

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 28 Aug '11, 7pm

Answer: After a torrential deluge from a deteriorating hurricane. Here’s the scene half a mile from my home, along Philips...

Peruvian Amazon shows exceptional cultural and ...

nature.org 21 Aug '11, 3pm

The Andes Mountains runs parallel to Peru’s Pacific Ocean coastline, separating the country into three geographic regions:...