Reynaldo works for the Crees Foundation in the Manu region of Peru, developing sustainable initiatives such as agroforestry and biogardens. He has planted more than 30,000 trees so far - a true conservationist.
Developing and testing biogarden techniques in Salvacion.
Many residents of Salvacion, a town in the Madre de Dios rainforest region, are Andean migrants, unaccustomed to the jungle land and what grows there. Marcellina works with the Crees Foundation to develop biogardens for families in this area.
Looking at the future in her biogarden, Salvacion.
Explaining the effects of agua del olvido, roughly translated to water of forgetting, otherwise known as the liquid inside a bamboo tree which, when consumed, many local people believe make you forget past lovers.
Agroforestry is a sustainable method of planting a mixture of banana plants as well as soft and hard wood trees, which yield results for decades and maintains healthy land that also supports biodiversity.
Traditions die hard in the jungle - cake-fighting on the day of the Crees Foundation anniversary is one of them. Light relief in a research base where hard work happens 6 days a week, 52 weeks of the year.