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Beautiful Orchids of Wayqecha

Beautiful Orchids of Wayqecha

Wayqecha is home to over 200 species of orchids, many of them still not yet described by science. The video below by researcher Edward Hurme is a beautiful collection of common orchids in bloom. Orchids one of the most diverse family of plants on Earth with at least...
What are Superfruits and Where Do They Come From?

What are Superfruits and Where Do They Come From?

You may have noticed the increased advertising of açaí berries at numerous juice companies. Foodies and nutritionists around the world are beginning to praise açaí berries and caja fruits, calling them “super foods” because of their high nutritional power. Both açaí...
Hundreds of New Species Discovered

Hundreds of New Species Discovered

The World Wildlife Fund reports that at least 441 new species of plants and animals have been discovered in the Amazon rainforest in just three years. The species include  258 species of plants, 84 fish, 22 reptiles, 18 birds and one new mammal, plus countless insects...