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Amazon rainforest, near Manaus, Brazil
Amazon rainforest, near Manaus, Brazil


New Study Details Future Of Oil And Gas Development In Western Amazon

The western Amazon–a vast region encompassing the Amazonian portions of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and western Brazil–is one of the world’s last high-biodiversity wilderness landscapes. It is also home to an active hydrocarbon (oil and gas) sector, characterized by operations in extremely remote areas that require new access routes. In a new study published today […]

Soldiers with Joint Task Force Empire Shield work with members of the New York City Fire Department during a major blizzard Jan. 26, 2015. New York Air National Guard photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher S. Muncy
Soldiers with Joint Task Force Empire Shield work with members of the New York City Fire Department during a major blizzard Jan. 26, 2015. New York Air National Guard photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher S. Muncy


Guardsmen Remain Ready As New York Dodges Worst Of Storm

By Eric Durr The New York National Guard had 394 soldiers on duty this morning as New York City, Long Island and the lower Hudson Valley entered the second day of a three-day weather event. New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo called out the National Guard troops as part of a coordinated New York State […]