The Amazon rain forest is full of enormous flora and fauna that are more than happy to kill you without blinking an eye. But compared to say, a giant centipede or a harpy eagle, the giant earthworm seems downright friendly. If the prospect of befriending a five foot worm is your cup of tea, that is.
In part one of this series, Laurel C. Allen heads into the Peruvian Amazon in search of science. What she finds are big bugs, dragon's blood and pisco sours.
If a tree has been cut down and there aren't any witnesses, was it really cut down? So goes the thinking behind the group of people tagging Amazon rainforest trees, who wish to stop illegal logging for good.