Joining forces for conservation action
An April 2015 post on the Biodiversity Heritage Library blog.
"In 1855, after an exhausting trip across the Amazon, botanist Richard Spruce reached the Escalera Mountains of northern Peru. 'I am among magnificent scenery and an interesting vegetation,' he wrote. In 2013, botanist Corine Vriesendorp went back to those same mountains—still remote, still magnificent, and essentially unexplored since Spruce. 'Stunningly beautiful,' she wrote. '…breath-taking vistas of mountains, cliffs, waterfalls, and the Amazon lowlands....'"
Read the whole post here.
Photo by Álvaro del Campo