Weaving a Future in the Amazon
Supporting Indigenous Craftsmanship by Dr. Nancy Trautmann Imagine lying in a hammock in an open-air shelter in the Amazon rainforest. Hearing torrential rainfall and watching sheets of water cascading off…Read More
So, what’s your transformation story?
by Dr. Kelly Keena, Board President. I was sitting in the dark movie theatre watching Frozen 2 with my almost-adult daughter. The end scene is Olaf, a snowman made of…Read More
by Dr. Kelly Keena, Board President We sat in the green and white wooden Explorama boat nosed into the bank of a small tributary stream. The dense branches had a…Read More
The Power of Partnerships in the Amazon
by Dr. Nancy Trautmann, founding board member of the Morpho Institute As an environmental scientist and educator, my career has centered on helping educators reach beyond lectures and textbooks to…Read More
We are listening
Black Lives Matter. Black Voices Matter. Dear Morpho Community, The past few months we’ve weathered the heart-wrenching news of loved ones lost to a global virus disproportionately affecting Communities of Color…Read More
What a difference a month can make
One month ago. We were finalizing the roster for our 2020 Educator Academy in the Amazon. We were celebrating a fruitful collaboration with our conservation partners.We were hatching plans for…Read More
Taking Flight! Children’s Love of Birds Inspires Hope for the Amazon
Taking Flight! Children’s Love of Birds Inspires Hope for the Amazon Authors: Brian Landever, Director of CONAPAC & Christa Dillabaugh, Director of the Morpho Institute What happens when you mix…Read More
What did I learn from the Amazon?
Janet Ort, 2018 Educator Academy Scholar I have been to the rainforest many times: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Ecuador, and of course the Peruvian rainforest almost 20 times. These trips span…Read More