The guardians of the Amazon

Forest ranger Mario Yumbato walking in the Madre de Dios Peruvian Amazon. EFE/Paolo Aguilar

By Paula Bayarte Puerto Maldonado, Peru, Sep 23 (EFE).- Mario Yumbato worked in an oil company for 20 years until he decided to return to his nature roots and become a forest ranger in the Peruvian Amazon.  The 52-year-old, originally from Iquitos, a small port city and the gateway to the jungle villages of the … Read more