Ricardo Galvão was fired from the institute that monitors deforestation in the Amazon. Now he and other scientists are speaking out against attacks on science.
Instead of throwing them in the trash, millions donated their slightly used eclipse glasses so that others around the world could share the experience.
The loss of precontact agricultural communities to genocide and disease may have led to massive reforestation, a dip in carbon dioxide, and one of the coldest snaps of the Little Ice Age.
The golden mussel has spread quickly in the 30 years since its arrival in South America and is transforming aquatic ecosystems in waterways across the continent.
A new study finds that the ionospheric anomaly over the Weddell Sea is likely influenced by proximity to auroral energy input, rather than by tilting magnetic fields.
A new study reveals key differences in ice-water interactions between glaciers that flow into lakes and glaciers that end in the sea.
A decade of continuous GPS measurements in South America indicates that enhanced strain accumulation following a great earthquake can initiate failure along adjacent fault segments.
Fire Ecology Colloquium; Bogotá, Colombia, 23–24 June 2016
Ambient Noise Tomography Workshop (MIMOSA); Tucson, Arizona, 17–23 January 2016
A study of extreme weather in South America shows seasonal and spatial patterns, which, if better understood, could help save lives and minimize damage to property.