Western Ghats Region, India

The Western Ghats or the Sahyadri Mountain range is a mountain range that lie’s roughly parallel to the west coast of India covers an area of 160,000 km2, traversing the states of Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the eight biodiversity hotspots […]

Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia

The Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta is an isolated mountain range in northern Colombia Reaching an elevation of 5,700 m just 42 km from the Caribbean coast, the Sierra Nevada is the highest coastal range in the tropics, and one of the highest coastal ranges in the world. The Sierra Nevada’s highest point is the world’s fifth most prominent […]