A succinct, yet cinematically stunning glimpse of the ecological significance of the Amazon from the BBC.
I used to lead Rainforest education programs while in graduate school in Ann Arbor in the late 80’s. It saddens me greatly that we are still trying to prevent deforestation and educate others on why maintaining these vast biologically complex forests is important. But until our economic systems value the role of pristine forests, we will need to keep the efforts continuing. Let us hope that more are waking up… As the Belo Monte Dam is still be voted on in Brazil at the time of this writing.