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Today we invite you to venture into the heart of the Amazon and discover your connection to the world's...
Today we invite you to venture into the heart of the Amazon and discover your connection to the world's largest rainforest through Voyager, Google Earth's storytelling platform. You’ll find 11 new interactive stories about different parts of the vast Brazilian Amazon region, which is home to about 27 million people and a wide array of cultures.

All of these stories are told by the diverse peoples who call the forest home, and some were produced by one of Brazil's greatest storytellers, the acclaimed film director Fernando Meirelles. Combined, they create an immersive web and mobile experience told through video, mapping, audio and 360° virtual reality, covering a broad range of issues facing the future of the rainforest—and, consequently, the planet.
"…We live in the age of the 24-hour news cycle. Each day, whether it’s from TV news, phone notifications...
"…We live in the age of the 24-hour news cycle. Each day, whether it’s from TV news, phone notifications, online browsing, social media, or even the good old fashioned paper, we hear stories of the increasing dangers of cybercrime. Feeling overwhelmed yet? You’re not alone. A recent study published by the National Institute of Standards in Technology (NIST) says that “security fatigue” is a real phenomenon affecting 63 percent of its participants. So what, exactly, is security fatigue? And why is it a dangerous, though understandable, phenomenon?"
Rhino horn is the most valuable illegally traded wildlife product in the world, more expensive per pound...
Rhino horn is the most valuable illegally traded wildlife product in the world, more expensive per pound than either gold or cocaine and much more valuable than elephant ivory. With as few as 25,000 wild rhinos left in Africa, conservationist and law enforcement fight a constant battle with criminal syndicates seeking to kill rhinos and sell their horns to wealthy consumers abroad, many in Asia.

By Dr. Fred An unnamed infant in the Bikingi group in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda, was observed by trackers with an abnormally distended belly earlier this month. He was ambulating independently but with difficulty due to his sagging belly....

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