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The Amazon

A Guide to Exploring the Amazon

Jacada Travel | Posted 11.11.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Evoking images of verdant rainforest, isolated tribes and abundant wildlife, the Amazon brings out the intrepid traveller in many of us. But, as this huge wilderness spans across nine countries, it's hard to know how to accomplish the Amazon journey you've been longing for.

A Healer's Last Journey: Documenting Endangered Knowledge in the Colombian Andes

Megan Taylor Morrison | Posted 10.05.2014 | Impact
Megan Taylor Morrison

After 80 years studying the medicinal plants of the páramo -- an endangered alpine tundra ecosystem -- Mama Margarita says today may be her last time making the eight-hour, round-trip hike into the Andes.

In The Amazon, This River Is The Next Big Thing In Frontier Expansion

Agência Pública | Carlos Juliano Barros | Posted 03.20.2014 | World

Hydroelectric plants, agrobusiness and mining: in the game of development, these are the leading threats to the Tapajós, one of the most pristine riv...

Exploring Brazil's Wild Rio Negro

Peter Mandel | Posted 04.23.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The Rio Negro, I am told, is a river like any other.

'The River': Escaping The Exodus By Sunrise

Posted 04.29.2012 | TV

"The River" (Tue., 9 p.m. EST on ABC) mixed up the formula when the crew of The Magus encountered the crew of another ship, The Exodus, for the first ...

Mick's Bow And Arrow: Jagger Named Tourism Ambassador To Amazon

Posted 12.13.2011 | Travel

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger has been named an honorary ambassador for tourism to the Amazon rainforest by the Peruvian government, which has a...

Why Am I Here?

Peter Gorman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Peter Gorman

This is my introductory post. I thought I should tell you a little something about who I am beyond the bio, and hopefully that will make you want to b...

Good News: It's Catching On

Caroline Walker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Caroline Walker

Wanting to re-frame issues in a good light isn't just idealism; it's responsible business and effective persuasion. It's a little bit of subliminal manipulation -- all good as far as I'm concerned.