Difficult-to-reach places are, understandably, often poorly understood. Our Rapid Assessment Program aims to shed much-needed light on these spots. We send research teams on speedy expeditions to our priority areas, where they explore and record what wildlife exists. This data helps scientists determine whether a species or site is threatened.
IN DEPTH: Explore all expeditions.
Learn about our expeditions to and discoveries in Guyana.
Some say that paradise found is paradise lost, but raising awareness about the biological wealth of the Konashen COCA may be the key to the area's long-term survivial.
CI surveyed the Western Kanuku Mountains of Guyana in 1993. Eight years later we went back to study the Eastern side and this time we're bringing you along to follow our scientists virtually.