Reynaldo – Rainforest Hero
Winner of the UN Forest Short Film Festival Award And best short film at the UK green film festival!
Reynaldo Ochoa is an inspiration to the people of Manu in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest. For the past 20 years he has dedicated his life to finding new ways of living in balance with his environment. By encouraging farmers to plant trees with their crops and enabling families to grow fresh organic produce he is helping to forge a sustainable future for the region, both protecting the environment and allowing local people to flourish.
It hasn’t always been this way. When Reynaldo moved to the rainforest over 30 years ago he cleared the forest just like everyone else.. When the soil could no longer produce crops he moved to new land and started again. After years of working like this he realized that if people continued in this manner there would soon be no forest left..
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