Latin American nations oppose Amazon and Patagonia's applications to take ownership of the .amazon and .patagonia Internet domains.
Hydropower plans in tropical regions should consider the effect of future deforestation on the water supply, says a study.
Latin American governments are contesting plans by US firms Amazon and Patagonia to take charge of new geographic Internet domains.
17 May 2013
As presidential elections near in Venezuela, Andrea Small Carmona reports on the legacy of Hugo Chávez's socialist approach to science.
There are high hopes that Pope Francis I will usher in an era of health reform and social activism, but doubts remain, finds Imogen Mathers.
Communicators and journalists complement one another and should work together to promote public engagement with scientific knowledge.
Latin America is embracing the free access movement in its scientific production, but there are structural and economic challenges, says Carla Almeida.
20 May 2013
Bioeconomy opens up development opportunities for Latin America, but it also involves several risks, says Federico Vasen.
7 May 2013