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Rough Waters in Pantanos de Villa

  The Metropolitan Municipality of Lima through Pantanos de Villa Municipal Authority – PROHVILLA – had to take action on July the 4th in “Marvilla” area due to unusually high waves (4 meters) occurring during bad weather conditions. Sea water breached the coastline and flooded roads and houses of “Las Brisas de

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Danapure wetland obtains “Blue Planet” National Award

The national ecology contest “Blue Planet” is one of the most important in Colombia and we are proud to inform you that our friends from Danapure wetland were awarded second place in the contest (June 7, 2013). The award was granted to them because of the efforts

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The wonderful world of the Fungi Kingdom

Biólogo y alumnos

An example of active community participation in the creation of knowledge The fungi that are found in the Danapure wetland  in Colombia called Roberth Lücking’s attention. Lücking is a German mycologist who works at the FIEL Museum in Chicago adn visited Liceo San Miguel in Colombia. He worked there together with Biana Moncada,

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Oak Hammock migratory bird exhibit

carved bird

Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre unveils a neotropical migratory bird exhibit. Rare bird carvings donated by Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary in Barbados The exhibit re-creates the sights and sounds of a tropical mangrove wetland. It features a rare collection of 22 life-size bird carvings by the Skeete

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