How I Found Myself in a Peruvian Cloud Forest Saving Endangered Monkeys
Talking with: Dr. Noga Shanee, 40, primate researcher and political ecology expert, founder of the nonprofit Neotropical Primate Conservation and director of nature preservation projects in northern Peru. Where: A coffee shop in Tel Aviv. When: Friday ...
Exclusive: Jungle Puppies Captured on Film for the First Time
Over a few weeks in 2016, he hacked through miles and miles of dense forest and set up more than a hundred cameras in a grid straddling the Tambopata River. He placed the devices—triggered by motion or temperature changes—along streams and in ...
Watch Baby Spiders Emerge From Mysterious "Silkhenge" Structures
So far, scientists have spotted the silky structures in Peru, French Guiana, and Ecuador, though most have been seen near Tambopata. There, in 2013, researcher Troy Alexander snapped the first known photographs of the odd fences, which soon went viral.
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Cuzco Is Breathtaking (in More Ways Than One)
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I followed yet another uneven, winding stone staircase in a section of northeastern Cuzco, the ancient Incan capital that sits snugly in an Andean mountain valley in Peru. It wasn't more than a couple of dozen stairs, but I was feeling it. I thought, I ...
Watch baby spiders erupt from a bizarre 'Stonehenge-like' web spun by a mystery arachnid
He discovered the bizarre formation on the bottom of some blue tarpaulin close to the Tambopata Research Center, in southeastern Peru. The discovery of the spider itself was made by wildlife photographer Jeff Cremer during an expedition to Peru.
Peru this Week
Peru this Week
Rainforest Expeditions, an awarding-winning Peruvian ecotourism operator, is a big contributor to the rainforest conservation and research of the rarest species in the Peruvian Amazon. This year, the ecotourism operator features Wired Amazon, a program ...
Peruvian Amazon reveals the weird and wonderful
MADRE DI DIOS STATE, PERU — I first visited Tambopata National Reserve in 2008. I'd never set foot in the Peruvian Amazon before but plunged in at the deep end. It took two days, travelling upriver in a motorized canoe, to reach my accommodation — a ...
Watch the Earth transform in front of your eyes in these incredible Google Timelapses
The course of the Tambopata River in southeastern Peru is constantly changing over time as smaller streams become absorbed into the main body of water. Solar Star, the 597 megawatt plant in Los Angeles, California was completed in 2015 and is the ...
Timelapse – Google Earth Engine
A family adventure in Peru: how to tackle the land of the Incas with small children
On the 13-hour flight from London to Lima, I began to wonder about the wisdom of taking two small boys to Peru. With Rafa, then aged eight, and Manu, four, I was about to embark on an adventure more suited to gap-year students and seasoned backpackers ...
Peru losing its battle against illegal gold mining
According to an in-depth report by The New York Times, a force of marines and rangers sent in the past days to raid the Tambopata reserve, in the country's southern Amazon, has already been outnumbered. And the devastated areas keep growing. Recently ...