The Uros have built their entire civilization—including the islands and all structure—from the locally grown totora reed. Today, the 4,500-year-old Uros civilization survives dependent upon tourism.  Photo 7 of 8 in We May Already Have the Technology to Survive a Climate Crisis—We’ve Just Been Ignoring It

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The Uros have built their entire civilization—including the islands and all structure—from the locally grown totora reed. Today, the 4,500-year-old Uros civilization survives dependent upon tourism.

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