Broadcasters want the 2am GMT kick-off brought forward while fans have been warned that 'it is possible to meet alligators at night' in the Amazonian city
Brazil’s largest city is not a place to linger
Arthur Virgilio admitted that he'd prefer to have a 'better' team playing in his city
Fifa concerned at slow construction pace and Brazilian public’s protests over costs
It sounds like a riddle devised by Rudyard Kipling: how can the tiny Gardiner’s frog of the Seychelles hear sounds without the benefit of a middle ear?
'In Byron Bay, I walked through lush vegetation straight down to the beach'
Ecuador's president Rafael Correa is abandoning his ambitious ambitious plan to persuade rich nations to pay his country not to drill for oil in an unspoiled Amazon rainforest preserve.
It's not all sweat and sweltering - from Ceredigion to Cornwall, find out what you could be up to in out of the heat
Being on an expedition is about deprivation Whether its trekking through the jungles in Peru or hiking up Kilimanjaro, you really value the resources you have: one pair of pants, limited rations of food, limited battery power. My trips also remind me what I have left behind. Once I'm back home, I'll really value what I have, until I start to become complacent – then I'll go off around the world again.
Bank launches audit as outcry grows over links to Malaysian logging companies
The Big Six
Blog raises serious concerns over Gunners’ partnership with the tycoon’s company
Private reserves, colourful casitas and boutique retreats
'Memories are made when travelling, not when you're chained to a desk'
Experts have queried accounts of a Yorkshire housewife who claims she was raised by a troop of capuchin monkeys after being abducted as a child.
In a show of exuberant generosity and breadth, images of natural beauty and brutal destruction jostle with Flickr fun