Identidad Madidi MEDIA COVERAGE

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Scientists on a multi-year expedition in Bolivia’s Madidi National Park have recorded nearly a thousand species of butterflies – with many more expected to come.

Madidi National Park sits along Bolivia’s northern border with Peru. Referred to as potentially the most biodiverse protected area in the world, Madidi spans a gamut of different landscapes – from lowland Amazon rainforest to the snowy peaks of the Andes and everything in between.

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Alto Madidi, on the upper Madidi River where the Andean foothills flatten out onto to the Amazonian floodplain, is a magical place and the sixth site on our two-year altitudinal transect in Madidi National Park. Extraordinary biological diversity, remote wilderness, and abundant wildlife – much of which seems almost naïve to the presence of people – are an intoxicating combination for the team Identidad Madidi.

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Three in One! The dramatic and breathtaking mountains of the Apolobamba range provided the backdrop for our third, fourth, and fifth Identidad Madidi expedition study sites.

Expected to take two years to complete, Identidad Madidi is a scientific expedition intended to draw attention to the wonders of Bolivia’s Madidi National Park. Our team of conservationists is investigating fourteen different habitats spanning 6,000 meters – from the Andes down to the Amazon – in what is the most biodiverse protected area on the planet.

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A major expedition happening right now in Bolivia’s Madidi National Park is aimed at figuring out just how many vertebrates live in this little-explored region. But along the way, it’s also shedding light on the park’s invertebrate diversity. The expedition’s scientists estimate 10,000 moths may inhabit Madidi’s wide array of ecosystems.

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It’s an idea that was four years in the making: to send a group of Bolivian scientists to investigate fourteen different habitats spanning 6,000 meters – from the Andes down to the Amazon – in what is the most biodiverse protected area on the planet.

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Mientras lees esto se desarrolla en Bolivia una de las más serias, ambiciosas, científicamente estimulantes y ambientalmente relevantes expediciones de todos los tiempos.

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El saltamontes Typophyllum sp es como aquel personaje que busca pasar desapercibido. Con su cuerpo del tono y forma de las hojas frescas, y sus extremidades como ramas pendulares, este insecto vive mimetizado a la naturaleza.

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It's been called the most biodiverse protected area in the world, and an expedition launching this week into Bolivia's Madidi National Park should help put some parameters on that statement.

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