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DIED Renato Dulbecco, 97, a virologist who shared the 1975 Nobel Prize for his work on viruses that led to the discovery that genetic mutations cause cancer...

Rain Forest for Ransom

The canoes slip from the dock, the morning mist still clinging to Anangucocha Lake in eastern Ecuador's Yasuni National Park. The Amazon rain forest has yet to...

Rain Forest for Ransom?

In this week’s international edition of TIME—which is thankfully not behind the paywall—I have a piece on Ecuador’s innovative plan to forswear drilling for oil...

Rio: Birds of a Fabulous Feather

It's a toga party at the Tiki Room. In the first minutes of Rio, the new animated feature from 20th Century Fox's Blue Sky studio, the 3-D screen explodes in a...

Malaysia: A Coal Plant in Paradise

There are worse places to be than in the eco-paradise of Sabah, a state on the northeast tip of Malaysian Borneo. To one side is the Coral Triangle, home to the...

Gulf Oil Threatens an Underwater 'Rain Forest'

The WeatherBird II is not a pretty ship. A boxy, businesslike, 194-ton vessel, it prowls the waters off St Petersburg, Fla. where it competes for attention with...

A Tree-Hugging Tea.

As a college student in california in the early '90s, Alex Pryor always kept some of his native Argentina with him. His link to home was a beverage made from the...

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