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Above: Las Guacamayas Biological Station inside the Maya Biosphere Reserve–one of the most important masifs of wet forest in Mesoamerica. 

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In 2015, I quit my bank job and got rid of the bulk of my possessions to travel the world and photograph wildlife. From the Amazon to Borneo, the Sinai Peninsula to Raja Ampat, my goal has been to see and live in the world’s remaining biodiversity hotspots.

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Charles Darwin Reserve

Charles Darwin Reserve Like many of the reserves in Australia’s private reserve network, Darwin is a former sheep station turned reclaimed woodland and wildflower plains. The 68,600-hectare reserve sits primarily within the Southwest Botanical Province, the continent’s only internationally recognized biodiversity hotspot. Plant diversity here is unlike anything else in

Centre ValBio

Centre ValBio The ValBio Research Station is located adjacent to Ranomafana National Park in southeastern Madagascar—400 km southeast of Antananarivo—near the Talatakely Trail entrance. It is a state-of-the-art research facility that has been the staging point for dozens of PhD theses, hundreds of master theses, has produced over 1,000 publications

Danum Valley Conservation Area

Danum Valley Conservation Area The Danum Valley Conservation Area is a 438-square-kilometre expanse of relatively undisturbed lowland dipterocarp forest in Sabah, Malaysia. Home to species like Bornean Orangutans, mousedeer, gibbons, Proboscis Monkeys, King Cobras, Clouded Leopards, hundreds of bird species and beautiful freshwater habitats, the area is considered one of

Copalinga Reserve

Copalinga Reserve Copalinga, a 370-acre private reserve on the eastern slope of Ecuador’s Andes, is owned and managed by the Ecuadorian NFP Jocotoco Foundation. Adjacent to Podocarpus National Park, it is home to impressive plant diversity (over 1,000 species) as well as 420 bird species—including more than 30 species of

Chucantí Nature Reserve and Field Station

Chucantí Nature Reserve and Field Station The Chucanti Field Station is located in the far north of Darién province on the slopes of Cerro Chucantí, an isolated massif home to a wide range of threatened reptiles, amphibians, birds, plants and mammals. The Chucanti Field Station is located in the far

Deramakot Forest Reserve

Deramakot Forest Reserve The Deramakot Forest Reserve protects 55,507 hectares of uninhabited mixed dipterocarp forest in the heart of Malaysian Borneo and is the rainforest with the longest “well-managed” certification in the world (since 1997). One of Sabah’s best wildlife travel destinations, especially for mammals (perhaps one of the best