In Brazil’s Atlantic rainforest, there’s a local man that can talk to the birds. A skill that has bird watchers twittering…
After setting off on a 14-month adventure, where I came face-to-face with some of the most awe-inspiring animals on this planet and met the people battling against environmental destruction, it was time to say an emotional goodbye to Latin America.
Wildlife ranger reveals why he used to hunt the animals that he now protects
As we look out across Cerro Candelaria Reserve and the Rio Pastaza valley, the forest spreads out below us and up over the surrounding mountains. Though it’s hard to believe, this small, specific region of the Andes supports higher plant endemism – species found nowhere else on Earth – than the Galapagos Islands. Read more
Meet wildlife ranger Pablo Antonio Millán on Margarita Island, whose job is to save the yellow-shouldered parrot from extinction
Pablo finishes rolling his tobacco into a thin cigar, gets up from the great rock we’ve climbed, and disappears into the trees and towering cacti to see what he can find. The rock overlooks Margarita Island’s dry forest that stretches to the crystal blue sea. Read more