Biodiversity in the Tropical Andes: How it is Being Threatened, Why We Should Care, and How We Can Fix It.
September 20, 2017
The Amazonian and Andean regions of South America are home to some of the richest biodiversity on the planet. Of the top ten ‘megadiverse’ countries in the world, six are in Central/South America. Four of these countries house part of the Andes, and five house part of the Amazon rainforest (Hyatt 2014).