Soils, Terra Preta in Brazil
Archeologists from the Central Amazon Project work in the forest of Brazil to discover the workings of terra preta (black earth) and how it was created by the indians living in the area. Farmer Pedro Macedo looks into the the Terra Preta soil on his farm where archeologists are researching the formation of the soil. In the background are the papaya trees he grows. At the Laguinho Site.
- ©Jim Richardson
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*LOCATION *SUBJECT Amazon Brasil Brazil Brazilian NATIONALITY People Soil South America archaeology archeology ecology ecosystem environment environmentalism forest human human being human beings humans land manual labor manual labour nature person rain forest rainforest scenery science sciences seasons summer summertime terra preta