Tag Archive for: sloth

Thoughts on Tropical Rainforest Ecology & Conservation – by Zinan Cheng

The rainforest thrives on cutthroat competition.  The valued human ethos of cooperation, empathy, and harmony have little place in the relationships that occur in the wild.  The biodiversity here relies on the combative relationship with other species as it does the enormous abundance of biomass available.  The most colorful and deadly species have arisen due […]

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Coming Home – by Ashley Anne Wick

Hopefully the title of this entry is not misleading – although my recent visit to my homeland (the US, mainly Iowa and Chicago) was absolutely refreshing, I am back in Amazonia and as happy as ever. These days the act of returning to Explorer’s Inn on the Tambopata feels as much like returning home as […]

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