Indigenous Peoples of the Rainforest Human beings are just one species that inhabit the tropical rainforests of the world. Like other species, they have developed ingenious ways to adapt to the rigorous demands of these complex ecosystems. Photo: Larry Cartmill
Will these indigenous peoples, who have lived and prospered in the tropical rainforests for thousands of years, wind up on the world's endangered species list? Or will development and expansion merely alter their role there?
To read about these first citizens of the rainforests, visit these sites:
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