Amazon and Andes. Ecuador
The humidity of the Amazon mixes in height with the mineral-laden Saharan sand causing the intense precipitations of the American Amazon. The shuar live in this jungle, they’re a tribe extended between the jungle of Peru and Ecuador in the sacred ecosystem of Arútam, the god of the waters, who lives in the waterfalls that go up to the heights of the Andes in Ecuador.
They are in connection with the Kitchwa communities that historically fight for the access to the sources of water expropriated by the old haciendas and today. International mining, migration and climate change in the summits threaten this water sources, today.