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Footprints in the forest

Archaeologists say they have found evidence across the Amazon of centuries-old civilizations that were much larger and more advanced than previous theories suggest.


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In Amazon, traces of an advanced civilization
Article | Scientists now believe that the Indians who inhabited the Amazon centuries ago numbered as many as 20 million, far more people than live here today.
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Scientists find evidence discrediting theory Amazon was virtually unlivable
Article | SAN MARTIN DE SAMIRIA, PERU - To the untrained eye, all evidence here in the heart of the Amazon signals virgin forest, untouched by man for time immemorial - from the ubiquitous fruit palms to the cry of howler monkeys, from the air thick with mosquitoes to the unruly tangle of jungle vines.

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