Indigenous peoples of the Amazon and climate change. Interactive calendar, traditional knowledge. Work of Instituto Socioambiental - ISA with the team of InfoAmazonia.
The infographics bring together river level and rainfall measurements and the seasons of the year as informed by indigenous researchers of the region, together with the names of the astronomical constellations as identified by Tukano elders.
Nairobi, 21 October 2016: It is the largest tropical forest in the world, a land of myths and magic. The Amazon provides ecological services not only to the 33 million people who live there, but to the rest of the planet.
Amazon Binocular Project: BirdsEye Supports Bird Education in the Peruvian Amazon! Give your gently used binoculars a new lease on life in the Amazon and help promote bird education programs in remote rainforest classrooms! We are excited to announce the kickoff of the Amazon Binocular Project. The project is a collaborative effort between the Educator Academy in the Amazon, EcoTeach Foundation, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, BirdsEye, and students at Tualatin Valley Academy
Indigenous Peoples and their relationship to the land is distinctly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. This relationship is also key to confronting the agents of change....hear Indigenous Peoples from across the Peruvian Amazon describe how climate change is effecting them and the biodiversity their cultures and communities depend on.
Sloths are usually depicted as cute, fuzzy animals that spend lazy days lounging around trees eating leaves. But, according to this paper, those cuddly sloths have a dark side: some of them like to climb into latrines and scarf the slurry of human waste found inside. “The first observation of the unusual feeding habit took place on …
Internet and phone connections are essential for effective communicators and for success in business. New results from a study in Panama show that connections between trees may be important for maintaining the rich diversity of tropical forests.
Amazon Rainforest Workshops's insight:
Cool! ACTSPeru advisory council member, Steve Yanoviak, is featured in this article!
Imagine a fish isolated in an Amazonian lake — part of the vast freshwater ecosystem of the Amazon basin, an ever-changing network of rivers, lakes and floodplains that extends to 1 million square kilometers (386,102 square miles).
Over the past five decades Thomas Lovejoy has helped bring global attention to the Amazonian rainforest and the threats it faces, leading seminal research that has become the foundation of the field of conservation biology — even coining the...
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