Sprawled on the palm floor of her home, I listen intently as Marcelina recounts the local bees she knows. With the ease of describing old friends, Marcelina names mejayo ua,
When I first arrived to the Amazon, I had trouble sleeping at night because of the wave of unrecognizable animal sounds that would rise out of the amplifying humidity and
Kawsak Sacha1 o Selva Viviente, es un llamado universal a vivir en armonía. Plantea el reconocimiento jurídico de la reivindicación al derecho a decidir libremente sobre sus territorios y formas
Birdbaths, Bugs, and Bird-health: parallels in the US and Amazon reveal the consequences of human activity on birds
These two examples of declining bird health in North and South America are reminders of the valuable and complex systems of interaction that are the basis of life on earth.
The Amazon rainforest is masterful at capturing and dispersing rainfall: bromeliads, pitcher shaped plants, drip tips. But what to do in a northern urban homestead? Water is a precious and
The forest was pitch black, its darkness amplified by the night. All I could see was a dense rainforest lit by a flickering flashlight held in one hand by Foca,
Entomophagy, the practice of eating insects, is widely embraced by ethnic and indigenous communities in parts of Asia, Africa, and Latin America as a cheap and sustainable source of protein. Introducing more insects into the Western diet as a more sustainable food source is the way of the future.