ENDANGERED SPECIES

(aquatic waterfall plant discovered on the edge of extinction in Sierra Leone)

Sierra Leonean biologist Dr. Aiah Lebbie discovered a new waterfall plant, an unusual herb he described clinging to rocks in the Upper Guinean Forests of Sierra Leone and Liberia. The herb is expected to become extinct in the next two years due to mining and hydroelectric projects in the area.

Lebbiea grandiflora [info]

More on ecology and the consequences of human interactions with natural ecosystems and the current and looming ecological catastrophes soon.

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