Global change, climate change upend livelihoods, food security in the Amazon

LIMA, Peru—In an indigenous village deep in the Amazon forest, a family clears a small plot in the forest, plants cassava or other crops for a couple of years, and then moves elsewhere, leaving the plot to be overtaken by forest. “Slash and burn,” as it is sometimes called, is a farming technique that has been shown to have... Read more

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