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A medicinal plant workshop at the village of Quiandeua along the Capim river in the Brazilian Amazon. Instructors hope to teach villagers the values of the medicinal plants, fruits and game in a healthy, intact forest.

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A medicinal plant workshop at the village of Quiandeua along the Capim river in the Brazilian Amazon. Instructors hope to teach villagers the values of the medicinal plants, fruits and game in a healthy, intact forest.

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Medicines made from rain forest plants provide much needed income for the residents of Quiandeua, a village in the Brazilian Amazon. A medicinal plant workshop led by American Patricia Shanley and her group, “Women of the Forest” helps villagers derive not only good health but income by conserving valuable forest medicinals and fruits.

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Villagers using a booklet coauthored by Patricia Shanley illustrating

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A medicinal plant from the rain forest is used to heal an infected foot at a forest workshop in Quiandeua, a small village in the Brazilian Amazon.

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Gloria, a native Amazonian, leads a workshop on fruits and medicinal plants of the rainforest. She is part of a Brazilian group known as “Women of the Forest”, founded by Americanethnobotanist Patricia Shanley. Their goal is to share withvillagers the many virtues and values of tropical rainforests, from medicinal plants to forest fruits and game.

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Gloria, a native Amazonian, leads a workshop on fruits and medicinal plants of the rainforest. She is part of a Brazilian group known as “Women of the Forest”, founded by Americanethnobotanist Patricia Shanley. Their goal is to share withvillagers the many virtues and values of tropical rainforests, from medicinal plants to forest fruits and game.

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Villagers using a booklet coauthored by Patricia Shanley illustrating

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Villagers using a booklet coauthored by Patricia Shanley illustrating

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A man who once traded trees for alcohol participates in a forest fruits workshop in Quiandeua, a small village in the Brazilian Amazon. By using easy to read charts, pictures and booklets, villagers share research data they helped to gather, demonstrating the many values of intact rainforets.

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A man who once traded trees for alcohol participates in a forest fruits workshop in Quiandeua, a small village in the Brazilian Amazon. By using easy to read charts, pictures and booklets, villagers share research data they helped to gather, demonstrating the many values of intact rainforets.

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A forest fruits workshop led by Patricia Shanley in Quiandeua, a small village on the Brazilian Amazon. By using easy to read charts, pictures and booklets, Shanley and her group,”Women of the forest” are helping villagers rescue traditional knowledge about the local health and nutritional value of forests.

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A forest fruits workshop led by Patricia Shanley in Quiandeua, a small village on the Brazilian Amazon. By using easy to read charts, pictures and booklets, Shanley and her group,”Women of the Forest” are teaching villagers about the value of healthy, unlogged rainforests.

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A forest fruits workshop led by Patricia Shanley in Quiandeua, a small village on the Brazilian Amazon. By using easy to read charts, pictures and booklets, Shanley and her group,””Women of the forest” are helping villagers rescue traditional knowledge about the local health and nutritional value of forests.

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A forest fruits workshop led by Patricia Shanley in Quiandeua, a small village on the Brazilian Amazon. By using easy to read charts, pictures and booklets, Shanley and her group,”Women of the forest” are helping villagers rescue traditional knowledge about the local health and nutritional value of forests.

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A villager displays the first profits from a medicinal plants workshop led by Patricia Shanley in the village of Quiandeua in the Brazilian Amazon. By teaching forest residents how to make medicines from rain forest plants, Shanley hopes locals will see the value in conserving useful medicinal treespecies.

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Medicines made from tropical forest trees play an importantrole in rural

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Medicines made from rain forest plants provide much needed income for the residents of Quiandeua, a village in the Brazilian Amazon. A medicinal plant workshop led by American Patricia Shanley and her group, “Women of the Forest” rescued rapidly disappearing traditional knowledge, helping villagerssee the value of conserving locally valuable species.

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Medicines made from rain forest plants provide much needed income for the residents of Quiandeua, a village in the Brazilian Amazon. A medicinal plant workshop led by American Patricia Shanley and her group, “Women of the Forest” rescued rapidly disappearing traditional knowledge, helping villagerssee the value of conserving locally valuable species.

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Medicines made from rain forest plants provide much needed income for the residents of Quiandeua, a village in the Brazilian Amazon. A medicinal plant workshop led by American Patricia Shanley and her group, “Women of the Forest” helps villagers derive not only good health but income by conserving valuable forest medicinals and fruits.

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Patricia Shanley (holding book) leads a medicinal plant workshop at the village of Quiandeua along the Capim River in the Brazilian Amazon. Shanley exchanges information with villages about the uses and conservation of medicinal plants fruits and game.

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Fruits are cleaned to make soap at a forest fruits workshopin a village on the Brazilian Amazon led by Patricia Shanley.

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Patricia Shanley (holding book) leads a medicinal plant workshop at the village of Quiandeua along the Capim River in the Brazilian Amazon. Shanley exchanges information with villages about the uses and conservation of medicinal plants fruits and game.

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A medicinal plant workshop at the village of Quiandeua along the Capim river in the Brazilian Amazon. Instructors hope to teach villagers the values of the medicinal plants, fruits and game in a healthy, intact forest.

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A mated pair of red-and-green macaws teach their young how to fly in Bolivia’s Madidi National Park.

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A mated pair of red-and-green macaws teach their young to fly in Madidi NP, Bolivia.

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A mother grizzly bear teaches her cubs to fish in Alaska’s Katmai National Park & Preserve.

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A mother grizzly bear teaches her cubs to fish in Alaska’s Katmai National Park & Preserve.

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A mother grizzly bear teaches her cubs to fish in Alaska’s Katmai National Park & Preserve.

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