Our journey to the Las Piedras Amazon Center

The rainforest covers 1 700 million hectares, an area the size of South America, and 6% of the Earth's surface.

This is our second blog in the Las Piedras guest blog series. Check out Catherine’s layers of complexity to learn more about the design of the rainforest canopy. After several hours, we saw the sign to our destination from the river. On our journey, we passed many areas where the forest had already been cut down and replaced by agriculture. We could easily see the dramatic difference from the river. The…