Wildflower Gasteranthus Extinctus Rediscovered in Western Ecuador

Wildflower Gasteranthus Extinctus Rediscovered in Western Ecuador

A wildflower named Gasteranthus extinctus was discovered in South Africa and believed to be extinct for 36 years. Dawson White, a co-lead author of the research paper and a postdoctoral researcher at Chicago’s Field Museum, said: Extinctus was given its striking name in light of the extensive deforestation in western Ecuador, but ut if you […]

Death Toll From Ecuador Earthquake Reaches 646

Death Toll From Ecuador Earthquake Reaches 646

On April 16, 2016, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked Ecuador. This was the largest earthquake to hit the country in well over 20 years. The original tremor and aftershocks subsequently caused buildings to collapse, roads to be destroyed and infrastructure in the areas on the coast of the country, mostly visited by tourists, to come down. Every […]