The White-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari) visits the rainforest’s mineral-rich clay licks to drink and socialize. These Mammals are important for Yasuni’s environment because their presence helps keep the balance of various components such as plants and insects. Photo: Pete Oxford.
Deep in the far reaches of the western Amazon basin, on the northern edge of Yasuní National Park, field biologists at the Tiputini Biodiversity Station are documenting record-setting species coexistence in a tropical forest environment that is just beginning to divulge its secrets.#yasuni #yasuniitt
The first project funded by contributions to the International Trust of the Yasuní ITT Initiative, adminitered by the Office of Multi-Donor Trust of the United Nations Program for Development (UNDP), is the Huapamala Mini Hidroelectric dam. #yasuni #yasuniitt