I've posted a few videos lately, but I saw this and had to put it out there.
A new year and a new expedition.
Many of the local people had once been hunters, regaling us with stories of their fearsome face-to-face encounters with the Jaguar.
Sometimes, it takes a very bold approach to bring the issue home.
A spotlight burst into life, momentarily panning across the far bank, before returning us to darkness. Adolfo slipped the blade of his hand carved hardwood paddle into molasses coloured water, adjusting the course of our dugout canoe with precision developed over a lifetime plying these waters.
This month the challenge is easy, and takes barely a moment. Commit yourself to becoming a Citizen Scientist by signing up to some of the worthwhile projects kicking off this year.
But if you only have time for one, then read this:
A London based charity that quite literally does what it says on the tin.
Scientists don't always wear white coats.
Inspiration for an army of armchair conservationists.
To kick off my year of citizen science, I challenge you to become camera trap experts.
A whirlwind tour of Eastern Europe.