A thousand words

Photo of the Month (May 2024 Edition): Amazonian niceties   The world’s largest rainforest hosts the world’s most extensive and voluminous river, which originates in the world’s longest mountain range, featuring some of the globe’s highest peaks. The Amazon is immense, and if it were a country, the Amazon River basin (>7.05 million km²) would […]

Exhibition “50 years of the Carnation Revolution” by Sebastião Salgado and Lélia Wanick   In February this year, upon turning 80, Sebastião Salgado told The Guardian that he would be retiring from fieldwork to dedicate himself to his monumental collection of photographs. Less than three months later, Sebastião and Lélia Wanick launched the exhibition “50 […]

Photo of the Month (April 2024 Edition): Eretmochelys imbricata     About 8 years ago, during my first visit to Ilhabela, on the São Paulo coast, I envisioned a photograph that I still haven’t been able to capture. Snorkeling one late afternoon at Portinho Beach, I saw a turtle emerging from the water to breathe, […]

The missed moment #2 – Brazil Nut Tree in the Moonlight   Among the approximately 16 thousand species of trees in the Amazon rainforest, the Brazil nut tree (Bertholletia excelsa) is one of the most iconic and long-lived, often surpassing 500 years of age. Its towering stature, reaching up to 50 meters in height, and […]

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