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Meet The World's Loudest Bird [Video]

Meet The World's Loudest Bird

Researchers reporting in the journal Current Biology captured the loudest bird calls yet documented. The calls are the mating songs of male white bellbirds, which live atop mountains in the Amazon..

Credit: Geo Beats     Duration: 00:41Published

Amazon Prime Video's dedicated app now available for Windows 10 users [Video]

Amazon Prime Video's dedicated app now available for Windows 10 users

Amazon Prime Video's app for Windows 10 is now available in the Microsoft stores with one notable feature for the users.While it's always been possible to stream Prime Video content through a browser,..

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The Amazon belongs to humanity -- let's protect it together | Tashka and Laura Yawanawá [Video]

The Amazon belongs to humanity -- let's protect it together | Tashka and Laura Yawanawá

Tashka and Laura Yawanawá lead the Yawanawá people in Acre, Brazil -- a tribe that stewards almost 500,000 acres of Amazon rainforest. As footage of the Amazon burning shocks the world's..

Credit: TED     Duration: 05:52Published
The Boys Season 2 on Amazon - "I'm Stormfront" Clip [Video]

The Boys Season 2 on Amazon - "I'm Stormfront" Clip

Check out the official "I'm Stormfront" clip from the Amazon Prime Video superhero series The Boys Season 2, based on the comic book of the same name by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson. It stars Karl..

Credit: FanReviews     Duration: 02:15Published
What vaccinating vampire bats can teach us about pandemics | Daniel Streicker [Video]

What vaccinating vampire bats can teach us about pandemics | Daniel Streicker

Could we anticipate the next big disease outbreak, stopping a virus like Ebola before it ever strikes? In this talk about frontline scientific research, ecologist Daniel Streicker takes us to the..

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Ancient Civilization Built Giant Structures In Amazon Rainforest [Video]

Ancient Civilization Built Giant Structures In Amazon Rainforest

Researchers have gained greater insights into how a civilization that built giant structures in the Amazon rainforest roughly 2,000 years ago shaped the landscape.

Credit: Geo Beats     Duration: 00:44Published
The hard fight to stop COVID-19 in the Amazon [Video]

The hard fight to stop COVID-19 in the Amazon

Brazilian health authorities are struggling to contain a coronavirus surge in the Amazon, in a country that now has both the second-highest number of cases and fatalities globally. Gavino Garay has the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:27Published
Adorable rescued baby monkey plays like a human baby [Video]

Adorable rescued baby monkey plays like a human baby

This baby Woolly Monkey is an orphan and now lives at a rescue center. Primates, in general, are extremely social animals, and the babies need to be with a mother, even if a foster one. The moment she..

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Son, Amazon Delivery Driver Prank Delaware Mother [Video]

Son, Amazon Delivery Driver Prank Delaware Mother

The son had some special instructions for the Amazon delivery driver.

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The Effort to De-mine Sacred Space in the Amazon [Video]

The Effort to De-mine Sacred Space in the Amazon

Adiela Jinet Mera Paz, a leader of the Siona people, has taken up the effort to remove mines from the tribe's ancestral land, following decades of armed conflict that has left them facing extinction.

Credit: The New Yorker     Duration: 10:10Published
'I've been traumatized.' Amazon driver at center of controversial arrest in Warren speaks out [Video]

'I've been traumatized.' Amazon driver at center of controversial arrest in Warren speaks out

The Amazon driver at the center of a controversial arrest by Warren police spoke out on Wednesday alongside his family and their attorney.

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This Wednesday Amazon holding virtual hiring session at Bakersfield College [Video]

This Wednesday Amazon holding virtual hiring session at Bakersfield College

This week Bakersfield College will host a hiring session for the Amazon fulfillment center. 23ABC's Daniela Garrido looked at what the opportunity entails.

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7500 on Amazon Prime Video - Official Trailer [Video]

7500 on Amazon Prime Video - Official Trailer

Check out the official trailer for the Amazon Prime Video action-thriller movie 7500, directed by Patrick Vollrath. It stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Aylin Tezel, Aurélie Thépaut, Carlo Kitzlinger and..

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As the Coronavirus Pandemic Took Shape, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos’ Net Worth Climbed to $150 Billion [Video]

As the Coronavirus Pandemic Took Shape, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos’ Net Worth Climbed to $150 Billion

Jeff Bezos is already the richest person in the world and since the beginning of 2020, the Amazon CEO has gotten even richer.

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Paatal Lok actor Jaideep Ahlawat gets candid [Video]

Paatal Lok actor Jaideep Ahlawat gets candid

Actor Jaideep Ahlawat opens up about his Hathiram Chaudhary in Paatal Lok, a down on his luck police officer who sees a chance of a lifetime when four suspects are arrested for the assassination..

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2019 saw drastic decline in tropical rainforest [Video]

2019 saw drastic decline in tropical rainforest

Australia's bushfires, wildfires in the Amazon, logging and farming all made 2019 a year of catastrophic decline in tropical primary rainforest. Lucy Fielder reports.

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Retooling your skills [Video]

Retooling your skills

As an employee, this is the time to sharpen your skills so you can be ready for Nevada's rebound.

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Swastika Mukherjee on Paatal Lok, anxiety issues, Buddhism, Kolkata and more [Video]

Swastika Mukherjee on Paatal Lok, anxiety issues, Buddhism, Kolkata and more

Swastika Mukherjee was seen recently in the Amazon web series Paatal Lok. Swastika plays Dolly, the wife of a top news anchor who's life is in danger. In the interview, she talks about her preparation..

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Parrot Sings Along With Owner Playing the Ukulele [Video]

Parrot Sings Along With Owner Playing the Ukulele

Tupa Ji, the amazon parrot, sat with his owner in the front yard. His owner played the ukulele and sang and Tupa Ji joined him. He sang beautifully in a melodic voice.

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Class action lawsuit takes on blasting at Amazon site [Video]

Class action lawsuit takes on blasting at Amazon site

A class action lawsuit has been filed for Northern Kentucky homeowners near the Amazon air hub construction site at CVG who say blasting at the site has caused damage to their homes.

Credit: WCPO Cincinnati     Duration: 02:30Published
Amazon addressing safety in its fulfillment centers [Video]

Amazon addressing safety in its fulfillment centers

She spends most of her day racing against the clock moving products, but Dominique Nesbeth volunteered to be a social distancing team member at the Amazon Fulfillment Center on Broening Highway.

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Brazil hospitals buckle under coronavirus [Video]

Brazil hospitals buckle under coronavirus

Brazil has announced a total of 254,220 confirmed cases, overtaking Britain to become the country with the third-highest number of coronavirus infections and doctors are now airlifting patients out of..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:19Published
Rescued baby manatee adorably plays with a hula hoop [Video]

Rescued baby manatee adorably plays with a hula hoop

This adorable baby manatee was found beached when he was just a little baby and had to be rescued and cared for at a marine mammal rehabilitation center, and hopefully, will soon be released back into..

Credit: Rumble Studio     Duration: 00:31Published
Despair in Brazil's Amazon as tribe loses chief to coronavirus [Video]

Despair in Brazil's Amazon as tribe loses chief to coronavirus

Members of the indigenous Kokama tribe in Brazil's Amazon gathered on Thursday to pay their respects to Chief Messias Kokama, a staunch indigenous rights activist who lost his life to the coronavirus...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:21Published
Jeff Bezos Could Become the World’s First Trillionaire [Video]

Jeff Bezos Could Become the World’s First Trillionaire

Jeff Bezos Could Become the World’s First Trillionaire An old report by Comparisun recently resurfaced online, detailing the wealth of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. The report found that the yearly..

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New Amazon region ‘ecclesial conference’ created

Following a recommendation by the Amazon synod, a new “ecclesial conference” for the Amazon region has been created The post New Amazon region ‘ecclesial conference’ created appeared first..
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UK allows Amazon to invest in Deliveroo

The CMA says the Amazon-Deliveroo deal will not adversely affect customers.
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World Rainforest Day: Celebrating the Amazon, the planet's largest rainforest

The Amazon makes up almost a third of all tropical rainforests left on Earth, and is a vital carbon sink
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Amazon forest fires could increase risk of serious coronavirus infections

An intense season of fires in the Amazon rainforest this year could overwhelm health systems and lead to unnecessary deaths, including of coronavirus, as pollution worsens respiratory conditions,..
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Extreme E: the off-road race series trying to save the planet

Developed by the founder of Formula E, outlandish new electric super-SUV series Extreme E is aiming to reinvent motorsport The whole concept of Extreme E is ludicrous. Utterly, utterly..
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Exclusive: Flush with corruption cash, Brazilian states step up deforestation fight

Brazilian states are bolstering the fight against destruction of the Amazon rainforest with millions of dollars from an oil company's corruption settlement that allows them to partially compensate for..
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After the brilliance of The Last Dance, will the Tottenham documentary live up to the hype? Seven things we hope to see in the Amazon special out this summer

I don’t know about you, but I’ve ticked off just about every lockdown amusement in the book. From more active distractions like aimlessly jumping around my front room to the instruction of Joe..
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South American jungle snake found in Scots car park after escaping from owner

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A shocked local spotted the the Amazon tree boa in a residential car park and phoned animal rescue chiefs.
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This 'addictive' jigsaw puzzle is the trickiest to solve - can you complete it?

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The Amazon reviews describe it as 'challenging' - and it isn't and ordinary puzzle.
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Catholic priest gives out masks in coronavirus-stricken Amazon favela

As the coronavirus has spread rapidly in the poorest parts of the Amazon's biggest city, a local priest has begun to make masks in his church and hand them out across his parish.
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Amazon under threat: fires, loggers and now virus

How the loss of the Amazon goes beyond deforestation - and what the nine countries that share this natural resource are doing to protect it.
BBC News - Published

UK supermarkets have threatened to boycott Brazil over deforestation – that shows how crucial the Amazon could be to avoid future pandemics

We know that biodiversity is a vital factor in safeguarding against diseases like coronavirus that pass from animals to humans – that's why it's so important that companies have taken a stand against..
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Homecoming review: Amazon Prime drama fails to live up to past glories

Janelle Monáe is a worthy replacement for Julia Roberts, but the Amazon Prime drama struggles to gain momentum like its predecessor
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Amazon mayor warns of indigenous genocide as coronavirus spreads

The mayor of the largest city in the Amazon rainforest said the coronavirus pandemic is killing indigenous people and warned of a "genocide" if Brazil's right-wing government fails to protect..
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Brazil delays vote on land bill amid threat of environmental boycott

Brazil's lower house of Congress on Wednesday delayed voting on a land bill seen by some as contributing to deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, which has dozens of European companies threatening to..
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UK retailers warn Brazil over law that threatens Amazon rainforest

British supermarkets have warned Brazil that they could stop sourcing products from the country if a new law which threatens the Amazon is passed.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Regional health body warns of COVID-19 spread in Amazon tri-border area

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) warned on Tuesday that new coronavirus is spreading rapidly in the tri-border area of the Amazon between Brazil, Colombia and Peru and threatens to infect..
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Crisis in the Amazon: ‘Coronavirus does not wait, they die on the boats’

Indigenous groups at risk as region emerges as flashpoint of pandemic in Brazil
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Brazil launches military operations to protect Amazon rainforest

Brazil deployed thousands of soldiers to protect the Amazon rainforest on Monday, taking precautions to avoid spreading the novel coronavirus, as the government mounts an early response to surging..
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Bolsonaro puts Brazil military in charge of fighting Amazon destruction

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday authorized deployment of armed forces to fight destruction of the Amazon rainforest, giving them authority over environmental agencies in the region as..
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In the Amazon, an indigenous nurse volunteers in coronavirus fight

Vicente Piratapuia, 69, of the Piratapuia tribe had a high fever and could hardly breathe, but he refused to leave his home on the outskirts of the Amazon rainforest's biggest city.
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Brazil's Bolsonaro readies troops to fight Amazon rainforest destruction

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday authorized deployment of armed forces into the Amazon region to fight fires and deforestation, three months earlier than in 2019, after a jump in..
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