It comes as little surprise that tropical rain forests foster a greater diversity of life than any other place on earth. Yet many tropical forests are being cleared from the planet at an alarming rate.
Given this, are the world’s pristine rainforests somehow more precious?
The Royal Ontario Museum’s Burton Lim has been exploring and discovering biodiversity around the globe for decades. Operation Wallacea volunteers are often experiencing these places for the first time.
Through unique partnerships, Burton and the volunteers come together in one of the world’s last remaining pristine tropical rainforests.
Learn more at rom.on.ca and opwall.com
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