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
Tribespeople given intensive training at Olympic village to become athletes
'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
Clare Rewcastle Brown has spear-headed a campaign against corruption in the state of Sarawak
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
Campaign group Global Witness releases satirical film featuring BBC presenter
'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
Not every degree leaves you languishing in lectures for three years. Third-year zoologist Tamara Williams' studies have taken her to Ecuador so she can get up close and personal with rain forest life.