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  1. maximus otter

    DNA Tool Transforms Nature Tracking

    In their search for pink river dolphins, researchers in the Peruvian Amazon scooped up river water sloshing with genetic material that they hoped could trace the elusive creatures. They found what they were looking for. And then some. The environmental DNA collected yielded information on...
  2. ramonmercado

    Paul Redfern: Another Lost Pioneer Aviator

    I hadn't heard about Paul Redfern before, a fascinating tale. Lost Flight to Brazil in 1927: A Young Pilot Disappears in the Amazon Paul Redfern (right) sits beside Paul Varner, chairman of the committee backing his 1927 nonstop flight attempt to Rio de Janeiro, at Sea Island, Georgia. Costal...
  3. T

    Uncontacted Tribes Of The Amazon

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/24880941/ A Brazilian government plane overflew a village of one of the few remaining uncontacted tribes of the world, deep in a protected jungle reserve on the border with Peru. The tribesmen responded by firing arrows... an indication of how they feel about...
  4. rynner2

    History Rewritten: Myths Busted & New Truths Uncovered

    http/tinyurl.com/yqr5sy (Mod Edit: Original link is broken. Archived version found via The Wayback Machine here: https://web.archive.org/web/20090130100439/https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/1545177/Caravaggio-was-actually-Merisi-of-Milan.html) rynner the ubiquitous