Delicacies from the jungle: The indigenous people of the Ecuadorian rainforest live from the biodiversity of the Amazon region. Now, top chefs from the capital Quito have caught onto the tasty possibilities.
Celebrated German explorer Alexander von Humboldt was born 250 years ago. Far ahead of his time, he warned of the critical importance of protecting nature. Now Germany's president is following in his footsteps.
Nuts, ferns and roots: Ecuador's indigenous communities are bringing a taste of their rainforest gardens to the country's gourmet restaurants. And they're earning a living in the process.
In recent years, Peru's sprawling jungle has been cleared for palm oil and cocoa plantations. Conservationists say the land is controlled by private companies who acquired it through corrupt means.
Orangutan Dora grew up in captivity. After she was freed, she learned how to survive in the forest at an 'ape school' before she was reintroduced to the wild. That was three years ago. How has she fared in the meantime?
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