There are telling parallels between the current pandemic and those that decimated indigenous populations in the post-Columbian era in the Amazon.
The Amazon's largest dam is nearly complete. But the social and environmental costs of huge hydropower projects are just not worth it.
Three researchers studied the "crop raiders" of the Brazilian rainforest in the hope of aiding both local farmers and wildlife conservation.
Land animals were able to find refuge in the depths of the forest. But aquatic species weren't so lucky.