220:-Rain-Forest

Suspension Bridge, Savegre River

Photograph by Lucas J. Gilman/Aurora Photos

Thrill-seeking kayakers negotiate a perilous suspension bridge soaring over Costa Rica’s Savegre River, near Manuel Antonio National Park. Snaking through a lush rain forest filled with tropical birds and pristine waterfalls, the Savegre is a spectacular stretch of coastal white water.

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2015 - Indigenous Tembe people living in Brazil fight to protect their land and the rainforest from illegal logging operations and ranchers, either through the law or by physically removing them from the land and torching their operations if they refuse to leave. [video]