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Brazil, South America
Colorful sea fans, fish, and gigantic sponges found in murky waters. One scientist says the reef has the most amazing animals she’s ever seen on an expedition.
National Geographic
 | Science
April 22, 2016
Chile, South America
A team of researchers have concluded that the triangular objects were not weapons, but general purpose tools instead.
New Historian
 | Archaeology
February 17, 2016
Argentina, South America
Football-mad Argentina has hosted a novel tournament that featured plenty of footballs but no goals as such: the second-ever FootGolf World Cup.
Yahoo! Sports
 | Society
January 11, 2016
Uruguay, South America
In less than 10 years the country has slashed its carbon footprint and lowered electricity costs, without government subsidies. Delegates at the Paris summit can learn much from its success.
The Guardian
 | Environment
December 03, 2015
Chile, South America
"The Atacama region was punished, but also blessed by the phenomenon of a flourishing desert, something that happens only after the rains, this time brought about by El Niño and climate change."
ABC News
 | Environment
October 31, 2015
Argentina, South America
Children at Buenos Aires hospitals will now be treated with a dose of laughter with their medicine.
Panam Post
 | Society
August 24, 2015
Brazil, South America
Varginha became famous nearly twenty years ago after a supposed alien landing.
Folha
 | Stories
August 24, 2015
Peru, South America
Some of the captives said they had been kidnapped some 30 years ago. 26 of them were children, some of whom were born in captivity.
BBC
 | Society
August 03, 2015
Bolivia, South America, Vatican City
If the Pope were to chew coca leaves during his visit to the Andean country it would provide strong backing for Mr Morales's campaign.
BBC
 | Society
June 30, 2015
Peru, South America
The statuettes are believed to represent two political figures and a priestess.
The Blaze
 | Archaeology
June 15, 2015
Brazil, South America
The newly discovered species are the fruit of five years of expeditions into the wilderness.
BBC
 | Science
June 06, 2015
Venezuela, South America
The country may have the biggest oil reserves in the world, yet its economy is in crisis.
BBC
 | Society
April 20, 2015
Bolivia, South America
Using ground-penetrating radar, researchers also have reportedly found underground anomalies which they suspect might be monoliths.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
March 31, 2015
Argentina, South America
Researchers said that the buildings were probably never used by fugitive Nazis, because they found they could live freely in Argentine towns.
BBC
 | Archaeology
March 24, 2015
South America, Argentina, Uruguay
The species - Toxodon plantensis and Macrauchenia patachonica - were first discovered by Charles Darwin in Uruguay and Argentina 180 years ago.
Daily Mail
 | Archaeology
March 19, 2015
Argentina, South America
Covering 1,073,500 sq mi, Argentina dominates the southeastern portion of South America and offers many unique and diverse landscapes including deserts, mountains, beaches and bustling cities.
Mashable
 | Travel
March 02, 2015
Bolivia, South America
The admirers of Freddy Mamani say his colorful new Andean style has also served to reinvent a city once aesthetically monochromatic, and that he has found a way to bring traditional Andean and Tiwanaku cultures into an urban setting.
Quartz
 | Stories
February 22, 2015
Colombia, South America
The 36-year-old has a habit of regularly changing her name and prior to the latest change was known as Ladyzunga Cyborg.
Daily Mail
 | Stories
February 18, 2015
Brazil, South America
As Brazil grapples with its worst drought in a century, a problem worsened by polluted rivers, deforestation and population growth, the largest reservoir system serving São Paulo is near depletion.
The New York Times
 | Environment
February 17, 2015
Colombia, South America
Because it didn't have to look much like a hand they were able to experiment with the shape, finally settling on a shield to place over his arm as well as a pair of pinchers to hold the pick.
TechCrunch
 | Innovation
February 04, 2015
Brazil, South America
She robbed the winner of her crown - literally.
Cosmopolitan
 | Stories
February 03, 2015
Brazil, South America
The ongoing crisis has forced local governments to raise taxes on household water consumption.
telesur
 | Environment
January 29, 2015
Belize, South America
The main structure rests beside a deep pool where pilgrims offered sacrifices to the Maya water god, and perhaps also to the demons of the underworld.
National Geographic
 | Archaeology
January 28, 2015
Peru, South America
The two moderately healthy male skeletons were found to have drilled holes in the bones of their legs.
Peru This Week
 | Archaeology
January 22, 2015
Brazil, South America
Brazil's cabinet now has two foes to the environment, a climate denier and a chainsaw queen.
Global Ciziten
 | Environment
January 18, 2015
Brazil, South America
The Amazon Tall Tower Observatory will monitor weather and record long-term measurements of greenhouse gases from July 2015.
RT
 | Science
January 15, 2015
Peru, China, Asia, South America
Similarities in ancient art and artifacts found in China and Peru have led some scholars to suggest an ancient link between the two cultures.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
January 07, 2015
World, Europe, South America, North America, Asia
Because the holidays are not just about parties and gifts.
Weather
 | Travel
December 25, 2014
Colombia, South America
One writer spends five days in Colombia exploring a place where solar cookers, composting toilets, and outdoor parks for kids are just the beginning.
Takepart
 | Environment
December 10, 2014
World, Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Oceania
Some may come from spectacular gestures, but each shares an underlying ethos of citizens creatively engaging with their surroundings.
GOOD
 | Travel
December 09, 2014
Europe, Chile, South America
The revolutionary concept will have a 39-metre main mirror and will be the largest optical/near-infrared telescope in the world.
ESO
 | Space
December 09, 2014
Peru, South America
The documentary films from across the globe bring the global discussions between countries back down to a human level.
Ecowatch
 | Environment
December 05, 2014
Brazil, South America
The cutting of trees is hindering their ability to absorb carbon from the air and to supply sky rivers that move more moisture than the river itself.
AP
 | Environment
December 05, 2014
Brazil, South America, Canada, North America, Peru
Indigenous peoples say oil operations by a Canadian firm in Peru pose a danger to Brazil.
The Guardian
 | Environment
December 02, 2014
Uruguay, South America
President José Mujica was talking to journalists in Montevideo when a homeless man asked him for some change.
Time
 | Stories
November 28, 2014
Argentina, South America
Houses cannot have more than one floor, and swathes of land are needed to cultivate vegetables and medicinal plants.
Global Post
 | Environment
November 25, 2014
World, France, Europe, Colombia, South America, Japan, Asia, Taiwan, Romania, Canada, North America, United States, Tunisia, Africa, Peru, India, Jamaica, Switzerland, Burma, Argentina, Australia, Denmark
Whether it's India's literary hub or the majestic mountains of Switzerland, these go-now destinations will send you packing.
National Geographic
 | Travel
November 24, 2014
Costa Rica, South America
Research suggests that GDP may not be the best indicator of national well-being.
Forbes
 | Travel
November 23, 2014
World, North America, Asia, Europe, Nigeria, Africa, South America, Brazil, United States
The exhibition envisions pragmatic and forward thinking conditions for productive expansion and living conditions.
Design Boom
 | Innovation
November 23, 2014
Colombia, South America
For 17 years it was a privilege reserved only for high-ranking police officers.
Naharnet
 | Entertainment
November 21, 2014
World, Asia, Africa, South America
More than 20 nations lack standing armies - and it's not always about pacifism.
The Atlantic
 | Society
November 17, 2014
Brazil, South America
Rusty Croft built the structure backed by two companies looking to promote in Brazil.
AFP
 | Stories
November 13, 2014
World, Turkey, Chile, Ireland, Russia, Europe, United States, North America, South America, Asia, Iraq, Middle East, Germany
Some relics of our past are so mysterious that they may lead us to rewrite our history books.
Listverse
 | Archaeology
November 11, 2014
Venezuela, South America
It even earned a spot in the Guinness World Records with the most lightning bolts per sq. km.
Business Insider
 | Environment
November 09, 2014
Colombia, South America
The archaeological site is the biggest settlement ever found in Colombia.
Colombia Reports
 | Archaeology
November 08, 2014
Uruguay, South America
If he accepts the offer, he will give all the money to a government housing project.
International Business Times
 | Society
November 07, 2014
World, Iceland, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Nicaragua, Rwanda, Europe, South America, Africa, Ireland, Philippines, Asia, Belgium
Among the candidates enlisted on WEF's latest report, the US is nowhere to be seen.
Fortune
 | Society
November 04, 2014
Peru, South America
Stylistically consistent, technically superlative, and monumental architecture.
Fertur Peru Travel
 | Archaeology
October 31, 2014
World, Asia, North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania
Among most nations, hard work ranks behind having a good education and connections.
Quartz
 | Society
October 31, 2014
Brazil, South America
It's huge, pink and calling for action. You would never imagine a t-shirt could weigh roughly a ton.
Guinness World Records
 | Entertainment
October 29, 2014

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