The Jungle Book Part II: Still no Paddington

Lydia Cole returns to tell a few tales of her recent stint of fieldwork in the Peruvian Amazon, as part of the Leverhulme Trust-funded project: Valuing Intact Tropical Peatlands: an Interdisciplinary Challenge. In early December, I returned to a cold and dark Scotland after two months in a warm and sunny Peru. Although, after spending … Read more The Jungle Book Part II: Still no Paddington

Researching tropical peatlands with the Urarina of the Peruvian Amazon

In recent years, researchers at the University of St Andrews, their colleagues at the Peruvian Amazon Research Institute (IIAP), and others have highlighted the crucial role that the Amazon’s largest tropical peatlands, located in the Loreto Department of Peru, play for the global climate due to their role as a carbon store and sink. But … Read more Researching tropical peatlands with the Urarina of the Peruvian Amazon