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Bullet Ant

The Bullet Ant is the world’s largest ant – and is thought to deliver the most painful sting of any animal. Found throughout our project in Peru – we’ve seen grown men weep from the pain which is described as…

Amazon Murders

25 years after Chico Mendes was killed, eco-murders are rife in the Amazon. Chico Mendes at a rubber treeThe murder of Chico Mendes in the late 1980’s was a milestone in global awareness about the issue of rainforest…

Pink Dolphin

The Amazon River Dolphins in the waterways of South America are naturally pink. The dolphins are known to flush a dark pink when excited. The colour of the dolphins depends upon the clarity of the water, with the sun’s rays…

Poisoned Amazon: Nothing Safe to Drink

The Amazon has more water than any other river in the world. Along its 4,049 mile length, 500 tributaries feed into it. Every day it produces enough water to meet the needs of New York City for nine years. And…

Monkey Orchids

Orchids that look like monkey faces – Dracula simia (that look like faces) are only found in the cloud forests of southeastern Ecuador at 1000-2000 meters – their flowers smell like ripe oranges. However, Orchis simia (which look like dancing…

‘Penis snake’ discovered in Brazil

A rare amphibian known as the ‘penis snake’ has been discovered in the Brazilian Amazon. An unusual creature, thought by some to resemble part of the male anatomy, has been discovered in the Amazon. Atretochoana eiselti  is the world’s…

Vivenne Westwood – No Fun Being Extinct campaign with Cool Earth

In 2011 Dame Vivienne Westwood invested 1 million of her own funds to launch a fundraising campaign, ‘No Fun Being Extinct’ supporting the rainforest charity Cool Earth. The action was to highlight World Bank’s expenditure failings as a staggering…