Two young brothers recently went missing in the dense rainforest and were miraculously found alive 27 days later.
A new study has shown that the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs also gave birth to the Amazon rainforest.
Scientists have warned that the Amazon is at a crucial tipping point that could see it turn into savannah.
Found in the Amazon rainforest, this incredible arachnid looks like a strange cross between a dog and a spider.
Researchers have discovered hundreds of new plant and animal species in the Amazon over the last few years.
The extremely rare find is one of only a few examples of conjoined twins ever seen outside of humans.
A new study has revealed that the indigenous Tsimane people have very low levels of vascular aging.
More than 450 large geometrical geoglyphs have been discovered in areas cleared by deforestation.
Scientists have discovered an entirely new species of primate in a remote Chinese rainforest.
An ancient civilization is believed to have built standing stones in the rainforest over 1,000 years ago.
Entomologist and TV host Phil Torres encountered the 4ft invertebrate during a tropical rainstorm.
A BBC film crew has captured footage of a gigantic green anaconda in the Amazon rainforest in Ecuador.
A new study has revealed that regrown rainforests absorb up to 11 times more carbon than old forests.
The ancient ruins were found during an expedition to locate the fabled 'City of the Monkey God'.
A strange new type of amphibian that looks like a snake has been found in the Cambodian rainforest.
Researchers found the arachnids within less than a single square mile of the Xishuangbanna rainforest.
Mother-of-three Shannon Fraser went missing for over two weeks prompting an extensive search effort.
Man-made ditches found across the Bolivian and Brazilian Amazon remain something of a mystery.
How widespread were pre-Columbian civilizations within the world's largest rainforest ?
Scientists have identified a new species of endangered dwarf tapir living in the Amazon rainforest.