Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Wildly Diverse

“Few places on earth harbor as much biodiversity as the Yasuni Biosphere Reserve, a 6,500-square-mile territory in eastern Ecuador.” So begins the caption of the 13.5-minute, Yale Environment 360 video. One comparison: together the U.S. and Canada are home for about 800 species of birds; the Yasuni is home to 600.

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