More than 90% of this South American country is covered in virgin rainforest. But more and more forest is disappearing to development, destroying a habitat that’s home to many unique species. Suriname’s three-toed sloths are particularly affected.
In Suriname, sloths are falling victim to deforestation. The peace-loving animals with a reputation for being lazy are turning up injured and confused in the city. One animal sanctuary is trying to protect them.
More than a dozen fishermen are feared dead following a presumed pirate attack on ships in waters next to the Caribbean. Officials think the sea raiders came from neighboring Guyana.
An increase in small-scale gold mining has taken a toll on the Amazon, increasing deforestation and polluting waterways, according to a new report. Mining in protected indigenous areas has increased exponentially.
The years 2016 and 2017 saw the highest global tree cover loss ever recorded. Tropical forests in South America and Central Africa are disappearing at an alarming rate. Here's why that's bad news for everyone.
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