15 April 2020

The Mind of Plants – Ushpawasha Sanango

The Mind of Plants brings together a collection of short essays, narratives and poetry on plants and their interaction with humans. Authors from the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences write about their connection to a particular plant, reflecting upon their research on plant studies in a style accessible for a general audience. A contribution on Amazonian teacher plant Ushpwasha Sanango is offered by our scientific director Matteo Politi.

15 April 2020

Donate to Takiwasi

Due to the lockdown generated by the current global health crisis we are very concerned about the continuation of Takiwasi's activities. On our website you can find various ways to donate to Takiwasi. Each donation, even the smallest one, can make a difference.

24 March 2020

News from Takiwasi in the context of this global health crisis

In the middle of this global health crisis, many of you are asking us for news and it is not possible to respond to everyone personally. We wish to convey to you all our encouragement in the face of this shared adversity.

18 March 2020

Anima Mundi

The new book by Frédérique Apffel-Marglin and Stefano Varese, entitled "Contemporary Voices from Anima Mundi: A Reappraisal" containing an article by Dr. Jacques Mabit based on his reflections on Amazon shamanism and Jungian archetypes has just been published.

02 March 2020

The packaging of the Nuwa herbal teas wins prize in an international design competition

The packaging of the new NUWA herbal teas prepared by the Takiwasi Laboratory in partnership with the Awajún community of Shampuyacu has been recognized with the Bronze Winner prize in the packaging category during the 4th edition of the Latin American Design Awards, an important design contest in Latin America.