The last ray
At sunset, one of the tallest trees in the area, the angelim-ferro (Dinizia excelsa), bathes in the gold of the last ray of sun over the forest…
The humid tropical forest is hot and dense, considered the oldest ecosystem on Earth. The Equator line runs through the Amazon…
It’s 6:33 in the morning, the sun’s rays have already invaded the Abra144 valley with all the heat of the month of August.
From my balcony overlooking the forest, I am greeted by the sight of the majestic tree, a 180-feet-tall iron tree (Dinizia excelsa).
It is an achievement that involves a great challenge to the force of gravity. There’s emotion in it, balanced by the cold calculation of safety.
During the mating season, two toucans (Ramphastos tucanus), also known as the white-throated toucan, begin to regularly visit the Princesa
Domesticating a tree
Domesticating a tree does not in any way tame or change the nature of that living being. Domestication refers only to the conditions that
Flying a forest 2
Now, we are right in the middle of the Tapajós National Forest. Huge green waves are lost on the horizon, great masses of steam
Flying a forest 1
Coming from Fordlândia, we flew a short stretch over the Trans-Amazonian roadway and entered the Tapajós National Forest.