Ecuador

Amazonia / Amazon Rainforest, River, Basin and Biome (South America) Editor Mon, 04/08/2019 - 21:23
Sometimes referred to as the Amazon (or Amazonia), the Amazon Rainforest is a region and biome in northern South America that occupies the Amazon Basin, a drainage basin of the Amazon River and its tributaries in South America. Nine nations have some part of the Amazon within their borders.
Andes Mountains (South America) Editor Tue, 10/09/2018 - 20:36
The Andes are the longest continental mountain range in the world, forming a continuous highland along the western edge of South America. Extremely high plateaus surmounted by even higher peaks form a rampart from the southern tip of South America to the continent’s northernmost coast on the Caribbean.
Bosques de Paz Biosphere Reserve (Ecuador, Peru) Editor Thu, 11/22/2018 - 15:34
The Bosques de Paz Biosphere Reserve includes seasonally dry forests that form the heart of the Endemic Region of Tumbes, one of the world's biodiversity hotspots. The transboundary reserve was formed by the joining of two existing biosphere reserves in Ecuador and Peru.

City of Quito (Ecuador)

Quito, Ecuador's capital, sits high in the Andean foothills. Constructed on the foundations of an ancient Incan city, it’s known for its well-preserved colonial center, rich with 16th- and 17th-century churches and other structures blending European, Moorish and indigenous styles.

Galápagos Islands, Galápagos National Park, Marine Reserve and Biosphere Reserve (Ecuador)

Situated in the Pacific Ocean some 600+ miles from the South American continent, these islands, islets and surrounding waters have been called a unique 'living museum and showcase of evolution'. Located at the confluence of three ocean currents, the Galápagos are a melting pot of marine species.