An enterprise-minded ecologist from England is helping endangered brown-headed spider monkeys in Ecuador by connecting their preservation to high-end chocolate.
In Europe, pine-flavored spirits are a staple at ski lodges, and now more American distilleries are experimenting with trees.
Foragers are now scouring the hills in California in search of black morels — prized mushrooms which grow in land ravaged by forest fires.
It's morel season in many parts of the country, and the rush is on. Get out there and test your luck!