Conservation agreements motivate people to protect local ecosystems in exchange for community-determined benefits.
There is always something to inspire awe at La Selva Biological Station.
Twenty years ago this month, the conservation community and the world suffered a tragic loss.
In recent decades, indigenous peoples have made significant progress in ensuring that their rights are recognized and respected.
This animal was the first of its species seen alive in Minas Gerais in 170 years.
New bird species are not easy to discover — but in places like Amazonia, surprises can happen.
I was struck by how much had changed in the Alto Mayo region since my last visit.
To keep up with rising demand for food, water and energy, protecting ecosystems will be critical.
Although unknown to many, this animal is among the most highly trafficked in Asia and parts of Africa.
The leader of the Amazonian state discusses the triumphs and challenges of protecting its valuable forests.