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Myco Remediation In The Ecuadorian Amazon

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Solution To The Pollution

For over 40 years, oil has been extracted from the jungle in the Ecuadorian Amazon.

Between 1964 and 1982, Texaco spilled over 18.5 billion gallons of toxic waste into the unlined waste pools that still exist, which continue to seep down into the water table.

The toxicity is extreme. Learn about this team of mycoremediation enthusiasts that went down there to establish an ongoing project to clean up the pollution - using the amazing healing power of mushrooms!

--Bibi Farber