Illustration by Arielle Duhaime-Ross.
Brazil’s Pantanal is the world’s largest tropical wetland, home to an impressive concentration of wildlife like hyacinth macaws, giant otters, piranhas and jaguars. And last year, the wetland was on fire. Our host Arielle Duhaime-Ross travels to the region to see firsthand how last year’s megafires changed this unique ecosystem, and meet the scientists who have taken drastic measures to help it heal. Along the way she meets some of the Pantanal’s rare (and adorable) wildlife.
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