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Aerial view of the Amazon rainforest, near Manaus, the capital of the Brazilian state of Amazonas. Brazil.  Photo by Neil Palmer/CIAT for Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). www.cifor.org  19. April 2011

Aerial view of the Amazon rainforest, near Manaus, the capital of the Brazilian state of Amazonas. Brazil. Photo by Neil Palmer/CIAT for Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). www.cifor.org 19. April 2011

Illegal logging in Brazil  photo by George Steinmetz via Instagram  On a helicopter fight with IBAMA (the Brazilian forestry police) last March we came across this illegal logging operation in Mato Grosso. We landed in the clearing to check on the legality of their logging permit which they didnt have in hand. I was told by two sources that all logging at this time of year (the wet season) is illegal and farm owners are allowed to clear only 20% of the Amazon forest tropical biome that is on…

Illegal logging in Brazil photo by George Steinmetz via Instagram On a helicopter fight with IBAMA (the Brazilian forestry police) last March we came across this illegal logging operation in Mato Grosso. We landed in the clearing to check on the legality of their logging permit which they didnt have in hand. I was told by two sources that all logging at this time of year (the wet season) is illegal and farm owners are allowed to clear only 20% of the Amazon forest tropical biome that is on…

A Schiebel Drone Helicopter that Transpower are using to check the national grid. Photo: Greg Bowker.

Forestry industry to trial drones UAVs could change the way forests are managed. New Zealand is at the forefront of testing unmanned aerial flights and is set to have the world's first regulatory framework that allows beyond line of sight flights.

Sustainable timber production in the Brazilian Amazon. Amazon - Brazil, 2011.  Photo by Neil Palmer/CIAT  Picture ID: CIFOR_20110420_Brazil_Amazon_NP_088  Center for International Forestry Research  www.cifor.org

Sustainable timber production in the Brazilian Amazon. Amazon - Brazil, 2011. Photo by Neil Palmer/CIAT Picture ID: CIFOR_20110420_Brazil_Amazon_NP_088 Center for International Forestry Research www.cifor.org

Aguajes. . .  YUM!!!  Amazon wild fruits by CIFOR, via Flickr

Keeping cultures alive: How and singing can save the forest (Photo by Neil Palmer/ CIAT)

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Only of earth's land surface today is covered with rainforests. We can't afford to have this percentage reduced.

In the Brazil nut forests of the Peruvian Amazon, scientists from the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) are trying to resolve a controversial question: can selective timber harvesting coexist with Brazil nut production?

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Every Brazil nut you eat comes from the Amazon rainforest. Brazil nut trees have a unique reproductive system, which requires the presence of large bees to transport pollen from one tree to another. This means these Amazonian giants only thrive in natural forests, and when trees are cut down around them, they no longer produce.   The Unamat forest, Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios, Peru.   Photo by Marco Simola for Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR).

New High-Resolution Forest Maps Reveal World Loses 50 Soccer Fields of Trees Per Minute. The Unamat forest, Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios, Peru.

13 Incredible Photos of Amazon Tribe Fighting Back Against Illegal Loggers

Earth wasn’t given to us by our parents; she was loaned to us by our children.

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The Ariau Amazon Towers is the only hotel complex at tree top level in the Amazon rain forest. It is located 35 miles northwest of Manaus, Brazil, on the right bank of the Negro River. The 260 bedrooms, 11 suites and nine treehouse Tarzan suites are spread out in eight wood towers linked by 30-foot-high catwalks. (Ariau Amazon Towers)

Beautiful 'Sunrise' Hotel Lights Up China's Countryside Photos - ABC News

World's New Seven Wonders of Nature: A tourist watches birds in the top of a canopy at the Manu Biosphere Reserve in Peru's southern Amazon region of Madre de Dios November 2, 2009. This 1.8 million hectares reserve is the home of 600 birds species and 11 monkey species among other animals, as caymans and mammals, and has one of the highest levels of biodiversity of any park in the world with more than 200 varieties of trees found in one hectare. Picture taken November 2, 2009…

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called the deal an "outstanding example" of international collaboration on sustainability

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