Students from Yale University discovered a mushroom species that can eat plastic. The mushroom, called Pestalotiopsis microspore, comes from the Amazon rainforest where our #AjiCharapita is growing. Astoundingly, these mushrooms can survive on plastic alone. The fungi consume polyurethane and convert it into organic matter. This plastic-eating mushroom can also live without oxygen – making it the perfect candidate for cleaning up landfills. Solving two of Earth’s most urgent
When it comes to the world’s hottest peppers, it’s all about the Carolina Reaper…then everything else. Red and gnarled with a small pointed tail, the pepper has held the Guinness World Record as the hottest chili on earth since 2013. One man can take credit for its existence: “Smokin” Ed Currie. Now somewhat of a legend (at least, in the hot-pepper circuit), Currie crossbreeds various peppers, in hopes of attaining new flavors and heat levels. In the case of the #CarolinaReap
The Amazon rainforest is a vast and alluring place and covers approximately 2.72 million square miles of Trees, Brush, Tropical plants as our #AjiCharapitas.
Besides Jaguars, infected mosquitoes, large crocodiles, there are venomous snakes. These ten venomous snakes in the Amazon rainforest that you would not want to approach. 1. Bushmaster
L. Muta, Stenophrys, Melanocephala The bushmaster snakes are reddish-brown or pinkish-grey animal that is the longest venomous snake in
The Amazon Rainforest and its Biodiversity is important for species and the survival of the planet. It not only houses the most outstanding diversity of life on Earth with 1 out of every 10 known species living in the Amazon, but also store 90-140 billion tons of carbon. Releasing even a portion of this through further forest loss and land use change, would accelerate global warming significantly compromising life on Earth as we know it. A new species of plant or animal was d
What You Need for 7 Servings 1/2 cup honey
1/4 cup orange juice 1 env. (0.7 oz.) Italian Dressing Mix 1 Tbsp. hot Charapita Pepper Sauce "Liquid Gold" 28 chicken wings (about 7 lb.) Lets make it: 1) Mix first 4 ingredients in large bowl until blended. 2) Reserve 1/4 cup of the honey mixture & refrigerate until ready to use. 3) Add chicken to remaining honey mixture; toss to coat. 4) Refrigerate 1 hour to marinate.2 5) Remove chicken from marinade & discard marinade. 6) Place