The Guardians of the Forest: Deep in the Amazon

2015-09-22-rubber-tappers-amazon-028_custom-2e05aed27adcbfb124e54a54c22a87d98d3f16f0-s1300-c85NPR featured a story about the “guardians of the forest” in the Amazon Rain-forest. From mimicking the sound of local birds to disguise their noises to preventing illegal deforestation, these people are my heroes.

“To cut down a tree is like cutting out a piece of us. No one does anything to save us,” she says. “We people of the forest are peaceful. We don’t want this war.”

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