Greg Asner peers out an open window, taking stock of the jungle as the single-engine prop plane chugs over a pair of scarlet macaws gliding among the treetops 120 metres below. The Peruvian Amazon stretches in all directions, painted in countless shades of green, accented here and there by patches of purple, pink an yellow. Occasionally, naked white trunks rise amid the leaves, a reminder that even the rainforest has deciduous tendencies. more