Apart from the celebration during the Rio Olympics 2016 in Brazil, the event also tackled social issues such as environmental concerns on climate change, urging audiences from around the world to take action.
Jeff Bezos commercial space flight company came out of the dark last June 19 when their fourth reusable rocket launch was streamed live. This also marked Blue Origin's race to space against Elon Musk's SpaceX that also develops reusable space rocket technology.
Threats to the Amazon rainforest are more wide-ranging than people realize, and small-scale human activities are making the forest much more flammable, leading to wildfires and the loss of biodiversity.
Videos show the jaguar, which was paraded as a mascot, chained down between two soldiers during Monday's ceremony before it was shot dead with a pistol after allegedly going for an attack to a soldier.
Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos live streamed the fourth rocket test flight of his commercial space service company, Blue Origins. The New Shepard space rocket survived its fourth test flight. The goal of Blue Origin is to send tourists to space so they can marvel at the view of the Earth.
The Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos launched his commercial space company called Blue Origins.
Hydroelectric dams planned for the tropical rivers of Mekong, Amazon and Congo could destroy local fish habitats and cause human populations to relocate, too. A team of researchers suggest new ways to evaluate the cost and benefits of these massive structures.
Two new satyr butterflies, one of which was named after the iconic naturalist named David Attenborough, were recently found hidden among lowland tropical forests in a remote region of the upper Amazon basin.
Three new catfish were recently discovered in South America. Based on their characteristics, including particularly long snouts, researchers were forced to create a new genus.
Aerosol particles ejected into the air following volcanic eruptions can trigger rainfall shortages that ultimately alter river systems worldwide.
Brazilian authorities regularly publish "blacklists," where they name and shame communities responsible for illegal deforestation. This strategy has increased law enforcement and decreased tree loss experienced in Amazon forests.
Amid surrounding threats of settlement and deforestation, 1,235 acres of Paraguayan "Atlantic forest" containing 61 mammal species and 650 invertebrates has been donated for protection.
With a little bit of luck, China has helped to reverse global forest loss despite ongoing large-scale deforestation in the tropics, according to recent research.
Researchers warn that without better local management, some of the world's most iconic ecosystems may collapse under climate change.