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Stories with subject: Rain forests
  • Tennessee institute works to save 'underwater rainforest' 
    Updated: Apr-22-16 5:26 pm

    CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee - Hundreds of freshwater fish, mussels, crawfish and salamanders - many of them found nowhere else in the world - make their home in the U.S. Southeast. In one waterway alone, Tennessee's Duck River, there are more fish species than in all of Europe.

  • Guyana's rain forest: Waterfalls, cliffs, tiny golden frogs 
    Updated: Apr-18-16 9:05 am

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana - From 6,000 feet above Guyana's rain forest, the jungle canopy below spread to the horizon in every direction, like wall-to-wall green carpeting. Winding, mud-brown tributaries of the Demerara River shimmered in the sunlight.

  • Indonesia minister says DiCaprio needs more information 
    Updated: Apr-04-16 10:10 pm

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesia's environment and forestry minister says Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio lacked complete information when he criticized the destruction of rainforests during a visit to a protected national park last month.