How Farming a Sacred Tea Can Help Save the Amazon

The Amazon’s Kichwa people have made an invigorating tea from the guayusa leaf for generations, and drinking it is an important part of their culture. Now the Kichwa are working with U.S. tea companies to turn guayusa farming into a profitable industry and a sustainable alternative to logging and fossil fuel extraction. The blossoming trade is attracting supporters, including actor Channing Tatum.

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