Save the Rainforest — Again

Save the Rainforest — Again

From Gondwana Ecotours “Save the Rainforest” was a movement and phrase so prevalent in the 1990’s that T Shirts, posters, concerts and many parts of pop culture took on the cause. The emotional plea was to leave the vast expanse of flora and fauna in South...
The Making of River Gold

The Making of River Gold

In the summer of 1999, I journeyed to the Peruvian Amazon, a remote and pristine area, the largest piece of contiguous rainforest left on the planet. There we meandered along undulating brown rivers by boat, the best way to traverse this dense and roadless place. I...
Freshwater Species of the Amazon

Freshwater Species of the Amazon

In addition to harboring high levels of terrestrial biodiversity, the Amazon basin also contains the largest share of freshwater species in the world due to the immense size of the basin and the variety of aquatic habitat available [1]. Freshwater species in the...
9 Inspiring Quotes About Forests

9 Inspiring Quotes About Forests

1. 2. “A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt 3. 4. “The forest is a peculiar organism of unlimited kindness and benevolence...