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Great Expeditions: Orellana’s Navigation of the Amazon

Conquistador Francisco de Orellana lived in the shadow of...
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Project Mantis: Shedding Light on the Amazon After Dark

The rainforest at night offers a symphony of sound...
tallest tree in amazon

Found: The Tallest Tree in the Amazon

The tallest known tree in the Amazon rainforest is...
man of the hole

The Last Survivor of an Uncontacted Amazon Tribe Dies

The "Man of the Hole" has dug his last...
Pete Casey walks with a large backpack in front of snowcapped mountains

British Explorer About to Finish Trek of Amazon River

British explorer Pete Casey's six-year Amazonian journey will finally...
Bruno Pereira (left) and Dom Phillips (right) Photos: Composite/CC

Police Locate Bodies of Missing Journalist and Indigenous Expert in Brazil

Late Wednesday evening, Brazilian authorities announced that they have...
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Possible Remains of Missing Journalist, Indigenous Expert Discovered

Brazilian authorities are analyzing human remains recovered while searching...
Amazon Settlement

What Lies Beneath: Amazon Mounds Key to Ancient Civilization

A discovery published on May 25, 2022, in Nature...

Crossing the Amazon: Pete Casey’s Expedition Turns Six

Pete Casey set out to walk the Amazon on...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
International Sloth Day

Hey, It’s International Sloth Day

October 20 marks International Sloth Day. Yes, for real....

Amazon Cruise Fizzles Out

Unsurprisingly, the Slovakian duo attempting a back-to-basics “cruise” of...

Science Links of the Week

Mount Erebus can power Antarctic science: One of the...

Is This Amazon “Cruise” Bold or Crazy?

A DJ and a ski alpinist have set off...

10 Indigenous Explorers

In the history of exploration by outsiders, tales of...

Leo Houlding to Free Climb Mount Roraima

Leo Houlding has arrived in Guyana to fulfil a...

The World’s Last Wildernesses Are Disappearing

It's a depressing time for outdoor types. Forest fires...

Interview: Pete Casey’s Amazon Odyssey

The following article by Piotr Chmielinski appears on ExplorersWeb...

The Law of the Jungle

Pete Casey has not entered Peru yet. Maybe one...

“Rivers in the Sky” – Amazon with Pete Casey

Unfortunately, there has not been much progress in Pete...

“ORDEM E PROGRESS” – Amazon with Pete Casey

The following article by Piotr Chmielinski appears on ExplorersWeb...

Bridge Over Troubled Waters of the Amazon

By the time you read this blog we should...

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