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Conservation of Forests: The Green Heart Of Guyana – Video

Conservation of Forests: The Green Heart Of Guyana – Video

A look into the conservation research that Operation Wallacea carries out in the Iwokrama reserve of Guyana.

Guyana holds one of the largest intact tropical rain-forests in the world and with Operation Wallacea, students like myself, can go to this remarkable place, to work with world renown scientists, indigenous people of the region and like minded people to try and protect this wonder.

Find out more at: https://opwall.com

Update from Moray House Trust: July 2014 – for Guyanese Online

Update from Moray House Trust: July 2014 –

for Guyanese Online

Website: http://www.morayhousetrust.com/

YouTube channel:  http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6sdaywVZ80fX5QV2-F3E7w

Andrew Snyder, biologist and photographer

Andrew Snyder, biologist and photographer

On Thursday 3rd July, Moray House Trust hosted a slideshow by biologist and photographer, Andrew Snyder. Andrew’s areas of expertise include neotropical herpetology, biogeography and taxonomy and his main field of research is patterns of evolution across Guiana Shield reptiles and amphibians. He is studying for a doctorate in Biological Sciences and has worked in several parts of the hinterland in the last three years for Operation Wallacea and the World Wildlife Fund.

Andrew used a series of photos to illustrate the enormous diversity of plant and animal species in Guyana. This is partly due to the varied nature of Guyana’s landscape.  Continue reading

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