The new Netflix docuseries that will change your mind about psychedelics. What’s the first image that comes to mind when you think of psychedelic drugs? Most of us immediately channel the hippie counterculture of the 1960s. We envision long-haired youths who resemble John Lennon smoking mushrooms while sitting encircled around a flowery VW bus...
The psychedelic N-Dimethyltryptamine (commonly known as DMT) has a long history in world culture. It’s been around since ancient times and has been the subject of numerous studies and experiments going back as far as the 1930s. Yet still this substance remains mysterious. Despite all that we’ve learned, society has yet to comprehend the full potential of DMT.
“Jaguar”. When you think of this animal, the presence of a magnificent predator likely comes to mind. One with large fangs, claws and spotted fur that hunts in the depths of the jungles. These incredible hunters are intrinsically complex and have a long history as colorful as their coat. That is why we have chosen the Jaguar as the first animal to sponsor in Tropical Tundra’s “Animal Spotlight”.
Ayahuasca is a notorious mystical psychedelic vine that grows in the Amazon rainforests. The legends of Ayahuasca derive from its entheogenic effect, which is why it’s commonly referred to as "Vine of the Soul". Ayahuasca has been used for thousands of years as a conduit for man to heal and communicate with the spiritual realm. However, the mysteries of Ayahuasca have yet to be accepted, understood and adopted by western civilization. Buzz about the spiritual and physical healing benefits of Ayahuasca have led people to seek answers and healing from all across the globe.
The “Nasty 8” is a group of 8 Global Snack Brands that profit from the rape of our Earth’s rainforests, causing Orangutangs to be shot, burned alive and starved to death. These companies are in complete defiance of their ecological commitment to remove conflict palm oil from their supply chains.
Recent human activities have caused a massive deterioration of the world's forest cover. Figures from Global Forest Watch indicate that in 2019 alone, 11.9 million hectares disappeared due to mining, deforestation, pollution, and industrial activities. Rainforests are worth protecting because they are essential mankind’s survival. Here are 4 important reasons why we as humans must work together to save the rainforests.