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Ecuador’s?novel?plan?to?save?rainforest

Source:  Copyright 2011, Financial Times
Date:  January 3, 2011
Original URL: Status ONLINE
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In the verdant underworld of the Amazon rainforest, shielded from the sun’s rays by the electric green foliage of towering kapok trees, many hazards can trap the unwary.

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A barely noticeable hole in the moist black soil will, if disturbed, disgorge streams of bullet ants, so named because the pain of their bite is said to feel similar to being shot.

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