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Photo slideshow of Suriname

Photo highlights from Suriname . More pictures from Suriname are available at Suriname images. Unless otherwise specified, images were taken by Rhett A. Butler and are copyright mongabay.com 1994-2012.

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Nearly two-thirds of the Amazon rainforest is located in Brazil, making it the biggest component in the region's deforestation rate. Helpfully, Brazil also has the best systems for tracking deforestation, with the government and Imazon, a ...

Indigenous leaders from southern Suriname took the first steps toward creating the South American country’s largest recognized protected area with a ...

Loss of tropical forests accelerated roughly 60 percent during the 2000s, argues a paper published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters. ...

2014 was a landmark year for tropical rainforests, with dozens of major companies committing to eliminating deforestation from their supply chains, ...

Gold mining is on the rise in the Guiana Shield, a geographic region of South America that holds one of the ...

There's nothing in the world like a primary forest, which has never been industrially logged or cleared by humans. They are ...

Turtles comprise one of the oldest living groups of reptiles, with hundreds of species found throughout the world. Many have been ...

Carbon emissions from selective logging operations in tropical rainforests are roughly a sixth of those from outright forest clearing, finds a ...

In one of the most untouched and remote rainforests in the world, scientists have discovered some sixty new species, including a ...

This video by Conservation International features an amazing woman who shares her home with over 200 rescued sloths. Monique Pool, founder ...

Deforestation has sharply increased in Amazon countries outside of Brazil, finds a new analysis based on satellite data. Using data from ...

The average annual rate of deforestation across Amazon rainforest countries dropped sharply in the second half of the 2000s, reports a ...

An update to one of the most comprehensive maps of the Amazon basin shows that forest cover across the world's largest ...

At first, an encounter between a jaguar (Panthera onca) and a green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) seems improbable, even ridiculous, but ...

South America's tiniest independent nation still hides a number of big surprises: a three week survey to the sourthern rainforests of ...

Eight Amazon countries pledged greater cooperation in efforts to protect the world's largest rainforest from deforestation and illegal mining and logging, ...

A groundbreaking cameratrap study has mapped the abundance, or lack thereof, of tropical mammal populations across seven countries in some of ...

Legal rights and recognition for the diverse indigenous peoples of Suriname have lagged behind those in other South American countries. Despite ...

Sebuah suku hutan hujan yang berjuang untuk menyelamatkan wilayah mereka dari penebang memiliki hak perdagangan karbon pada lahan mereka, menurut opini ...

A rainforest tribe fighting to save their territory from loggers owns the carbon-trading rights to their land, according to a legal ...
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