Qualea sp. – Discovering new plant species in the Amazon (Video Field Report)

Photo: The Field Museum,  1400 S Lake Shore Dr Chicago, IL 60605‎ SOURCE  Google Plus

From youtube uploaded by TheFieldMuseum

Published on Feb 1, 2013

This week’s Field Revealed comes all the way from from Peru where local intrepid researchers have been carrying out “rapid inventories” with the Field Museum’s Environment, Culture, and Conservation (ECCo) teams. Rapid inventories are swift surveys of species diversity in remote areas–information which is then provided to local communities as a tool for them to build conservation and education efforts.

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