Norbil Becerra’s career took an unexpected turn after visiting a forest reserve in Peru’s Alto Mayo region.
Adequately protecting the world’s largest tropical rainforest has long proved elusive. Here’s why it’s finally achievable.
From northern Tanzania to the Peruvian Amazon, ancient knowledge could have important implications for how people everywhere relate to nature.
As their flooded forest disintegrated around them, the Peruvian village of Tingana decided to act.
For Norbil Becerra, destroying forests was a necessary evil — until the day he saw a hummingbird.
Governments can only go so far in addressing climate change. Leadership from the business sector is a crucial part of the equation.
Illegal loggers could have fewer places to hide in Peru’s Alto Mayo Protected Forest.
A new effort to improve coffee production while protecting Peru’s lush forests is showing promise — an increasingly important matter amid a changing climate.
The morning drink of choice for millions of people around the world starts with a tree in a tropical country.
Unfortunately, the harvest of this magical bean is not always sustainable.
Why is it important to think about gender when doing conservation work? In Peru, it means women can grow their knowledge of traditional plants and recover almost-lost ancestral traditions.