Babylon is glorified for its walls, Athens for its letters, and Constantinople for its empire, but Quito trumps them all: to this city belongs the discovery of the great river of the Amazon.
New York Times: Amazonia or Bust!
Conserved landscapes act as barriers against diseases like Covid-19
January 28, 2022
Scientists emphasize that reducing the threats of contagion by zoonoses depends on “landscape immunity”, but in Brazil, the maintenance of large conserved environments runs into loopholes and delays in implementing the Forest Code.
Yolanda Kakabadse: ‘While the rainforest is politically divided, the biome is one"
September 27, 2016
Yolanda Kakabadse – the indefatigable defender of sustainability – is a former Ecuadorian Minister of Environment and the current International President of WWF. Kakabadse also founded CDKN alliance partner Fundacion Futuro Latinamericano, is a member of CDKN’s Network Council and has been involved in the Amazon Security initiative. In this interview with Miren Gutierrez, she […]
Extraordinary migration of giant Amazon catfish revealed
February 7, 2017
The dorado catfish, which can grow up to 2 metres long, is an important source of food for people along the world’s longest river. It was suspected of making a spectacular journey, but a careful new analysis of the distribution of larvae and juvenile and mature adults has confirmed the mammoth migration.