Grace in flight

The condor, not just graceful gliding on air currents on high, but purposeful on the ground, in reducing spread of disease.

And the condor has allies, similarly not as powerful, who seek to ensure a health environment for their families and and struggle to protect their ancestral lands, their patrimony. Just one case, Indigenous Communities Resist Contamination in Peru’s Amazon. Carrion the condor can handle – but not if riddled with chemical and other contaminants.