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Getting High on Frogs
Hamilton heads into the Amazon on a hunt for its most hallucinogenic tree frogs, but federal agents, monster bugs, and an inept shaman keep getting in the way.
VICE News Specials
The Promised Land: Cocaine and Faith In The Amazon
VICE News travels to Peru to meet the Israelites, a religious group that migrated to the Peruvian Amazon in 1995 and who also may be involved in transnational drug trade.
Deforestation and Slavery in the Amazon
We traveled to Zé Cláudio's hometown of Marabá, which was once in the middle of the rainforest and is now surrounded by miles and miles of clearcut cattle land.
The Warrior Women of Asgarda
The Asgarda is Ukraine’s very own brand of axe-wielding girl power: self-proclaimed descendants of the legendary Amazon warrior women.