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The 8 Richest Amateur Endurance Races on the Planet

Kensington Explorers-In-Residence | Posted 08.19.2014 | Travel
Kensington Explorers-In-Residence

For those athletes who are not pro, but wouldn't turn down a green backs for racing well, here are eight of the richest endurance races that can still be won by a non-card carrying pro athlete!

Happy Independence Day! 9 Awesome Things About Peru

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.28.2013 | Latino Voices

Happy Independence Day, Peru! The mystique that surrounds Peru is often found in tales of ancient empires and lost civilizations, but the beauty of...

4 Great Travel Adventures In Latin America

VOXXI | Susana G. Baumann | Posted 06.26.2013 | Latino Voices

Have you gone snorkeling in the reefs, biking in the mountains or kayaking in a bay or river? Maybe hiked around historic sites or experienced a c...

12 Things To See Before The Apocalypse

U.S. News Travel | Posted 02.13.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

With the Maya apocalypse fast approaching, now is the time to start crossing some things off your bucket list. If you've ever wanted to stay on a private island, gamble with your life savings, or treat yourself to the best meal on Earth, you've got less than two weeks to do it.

PHOTOS: Amazing And Luxurious Private Safaris

Departures Magazine | Posted 10.02.2012 | Travel
Departures Magazine

High-profile travelers including Bono, Richard Branson, Michael Jackson and Princess Diana have entrusted Civair with their vacation plans.

PHOTOS: Biodiversity

Priyanka Rao | Posted 03.20.2012 | Home
Priyanka Rao

I've been waiting to encounter the famed biodiversity of the Amazon. I have pictures of a yellow-green butterfly and the green frogs that hopped inside when it rained too hard for too long.

Brazil Scientists Find Signs Of Underground River

AP | STAN LEHMAN | Posted 10.25.2011 | Latino Voices

SAO PAULO — A huge underground river appears to be flowing thousands of feet beneath the Amazon River, Brazilian scientists said Thursday. Vali...

The Wrath of Global Warming

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

There is no debate about human-induced global warming. Global warming is a citizen's issue therefore we all are required to lend a helping hand -- the time is now.

Amazon Once Held As Many As 20 Million People, Scientists Believe

Washington Post | Juan Forero | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Archaeologists, many of them Americans, say the opposite is true: This patch of forest, and many others across the Amazon, was instead home to an adva...

Google Earth Animation of Brazil's Disastrous Dam Accompanies "Avatar" Re-Release

Patrick McCully | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Patrick McCully

Deep in the Amazon rainforest, the Brazilian government wants to build a massive, nasty dam called Belo Monte. The hydropower plant has long been at t...

Lands: A Poetic Film About a Mysterious Place

Linda Hassler | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Linda Hassler

Lands is a weird, wild and wonderful film that took me by surprise. Brazilian director Maya Da-Rin gave me a trip to a strange and interesting land.

British Man Becomes First To Walk Along Entire Amazon River

AP | FILIPE ALMEIDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MARAPANIM, Brazil — He fought tropical disease and deadly snakes, was held captive at one point and collapsed just short of his goal. Still, Ed...

Amazon Dam Project: Nine Companies Win Bid For Controversial Hydroelectric Dam

AP | MARCO SIBAJA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BRASILIA, Brazil — A consortium of nine companies has won the rights to build one of the world's largest hydroelectric dams, Brazilian authoriti...

A Land Without Men for Men Without Land: Travels Through the Amazon

Doug Gunzelmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Doug Gunzelmann

I successfully crossed the entire continent with nearly 2,000 miles on unpaved tracks through the world's greatest jungle. But I left the Amazon with more questions than answers as is often the case when one becomes so embedded in something.