Day 14 – At the Finca Palmonte

Near Baños we spend two days in an evergreen montane forest at about 1400 meters altitude. Here we meet, among others, Fausto Recalde from the EcoMinga Foundation. We talk about the consequences of climate change in the Candelaria Reserve. In the immediate vicinity of our accommodation we discover a fascinating diversity in fauna and flora. […]

Day 13 – Exchange

Today we met with researchers from the Universidad Estatal Amazónica and had a very interesting exchange with them. Christian spent the evening outdoors again – equipped with an UV light, a net and his camera to capture the local moth population. Numerous moths went into his trap.