The Price of Progress?

By Nick Anderson | Published November 7th, 2010

This is a slide show documenting the devastation wrought by erroneous concepts of progress. They were taken near Iquitos and in the area of the Rio Corriente by witnesses and victims. They show oil polluted streams, the sources of village drinking water; a woman dying of chemical poisoning; unlined waste pits; and logs illegally cut…

Bushmaster Dilemma

By Nick Anderson | Published October 8th, 2010

Although we are trying to preserve the biodiversity of the Amazon, we must recognize that the people working on the farm must preserve themselves. One of the dangers that biodiversity presents is the Bushmaster or Sushupe, as it is known in the Peruvian Amazon. This viper is one of the largest and deadliest snakes in…