A few years ago, ethno-botanist Mark Plotkin injured his foot. A visit to a doctor at home had him feeling pain-free for a few months, but things changed when he headed to the Amazon rainforest for work. There, a local shaman noticed his limp and offered him a palm tree wrap along with a specially-brewed […]
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What is the significance of a boiling river? Geoscientist Andrés Ruzo tells a riveting story of discovery on the Amazon — and shares several new findings for the first time.