Amazonian Conservation

Ecuador & Peru
Protecting Amazonian Diversity

Trek through the Amazonian wilderness with Field Museum conservation ecologist Dr. Corine Vriesendorp as she and her colleagues conduct a Rapid Inventory of the extraordinary plants, animals, and people who live in the remote corner where Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia meet. You'll discover amazing new species along the way and witness how the team works with policy makers and local people to protect the area's rich diversity and resources.

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