Option 1: metro

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Inside the metro station with Marlon we observe the archaeological remains of an ancient farm found during the new line expansion.

Marlon wanders about the lives of those people.

Agroforestry‚Äč

 

Ancient Amazonian societies managed the forest intensively but sustainably - here's what we can learn from them

 

The Amazon has long been thought of as an untrammelled ecosystem, a wilderness relatively untouched by humans. Indigenous peoples were presumed to be so few in number, and live so lightly on the land, that they had a negligible impact on the environment.

But recent interdisciplinary research across the Amazon basin is overturning that old story. It’s showing instead that the rainforest’s early inhabitants numbered in the millions, and that they managed the landscape intensively, in complex and sustainable ways — offering lessons for how we manage the Amazon today.