“June is Indigenous People’s Month, and June the 21st is Indigenous People’s Day”
“This is a place where humans appear to have been a positive force on this landscape and its biodiversity over thousands of years.”
A rainforest in the Putumayo region of Peru has been home to relatively unaltered forest for 5,000 years. The people who have lived there found a long-term way to coexist with nature–and the evidence is in microscopic bits of silica and charcoal in the soil.
“The impact of climate change may be greater on areas where stability has been the norm over extremely long time periods.” Dr Colin Beale