Vietnam

Forests and Flying Frogs: New Friends in Far Away Places

Jodi Rowley is a National Geographic grantee discovering and documenting the diversity, ecology and conservation status of highly threatened amphibians in the forested mountains of Vietnam.  —– Although my passion for amphibians and their conservation brought me to this mountainous region ...

Phallus Mushroom Found in Lam Dong, Vietnam

It’s always a good day when you find another Phallus. There are 28 species of Phallus mushroom and this one, Phallus drewesii, was recently discovered for the first time in Asia by scientists from Vietnam’s Southern Institute of Ecology ...

Forests and Flying Frogs: Surprise Sinkholes

Jodi Rowley is a National Geographic grantee discovering and documenting the diversity, ecology and conservation status of highly threatened amphibians in the forested mountains of Vietnam.  —– I wake up with large, knobbly tree-roots digging into my back. Our basecamp in ...

Forests and Flying Frogs: Surprise Sinkholes

Jodi Rowley is a National Geographic grantee discovering and documenting the diversity, ecology and conservation status of highly threatened amphibians in the forested mountains of Vietnam.  —– I wake up with large, knobbly tree-roots digging into my back. Our basecamp in ...

Forests and Flying Frogs: The Adventure Begins

Jodi Rowley is a National Geographic grantee discovering and documenting the diversity, ecology and conservation status of highly threatened amphibians in the forested mountains of Vietnam.  —– In northwestern Vietnam, approximately 200 miles northwest of the claustrophobically crowded city of Hanoi, lies ...

Forests and Flying Frogs: The Adventure Begins

Jodi Rowley is a National Geographic grantee discovering and documenting the diversity, ecology and conservation status of highly threatened amphibians in the forested mountains of Vietnam.  —– In northwestern Vietnam, approximately 200 miles northwest of the claustrophobically crowded city of Hanoi, lies ...

Misty Mountains and Moss Frogs: The Road Home

Jodi Rowley is a National Geographic grantee discovering and documenting the diversity, ecology and conservation status of highly threatened amphibians in the forested mountains of Vietnam.  —– Today we are leaving the village and heading back to Hanoi. Up at 6am, ...

Misty Mountains and Moss Frogs: The Road Home

Jodi Rowley is a National Geographic grantee discovering and documenting the diversity, ecology and conservation status of highly threatened amphibians in the forested mountains of Vietnam.  —– Today we are leaving the village and heading back to Hanoi. Up at 6am, ...

Why Do Poisonous Caterpillars Jump?

Chris Darling stuck out his tongue and licked the caterpillar. It was 1998, and as a professor at the University of Toronto, Canada, this wasn’t Darling’s first foray into entomophagy. But it was his maiden taste of the caterpillar, ...

Misty Mountains and Moss Frogs: Moving Camp During a Torrential Downpour

Jodi Rowley is a National Geographic grantee discovering and documenting the diversity, ecology and conservation status of highly threatened amphibians in the forested mountains of Vietnam.  —– This morning we are moving. From our base camp in the forest, we will ...

Misty Mountains and Moss Frogs: Moving Camp During a Torrential Downpour

Jodi Rowley is a National Geographic grantee discovering and documenting the diversity, ecology and conservation status of highly threatened amphibians in the forested mountains of Vietnam.  —– This morning we are moving. From our base camp in the forest, we will ...

Misty Mountains and Moss Frogs: Crawling Up, Sliding Down Mountains

Jodi Rowley is a National Geographic grantee discovering and documenting the diversity, ecology and conservation status of highly threatened amphibians in the forested mountains of Vietnam.  —– For some reason, we all got up 6.30am- far too early for people who ...

Misty Mountains and Moss Frogs: Crawling Up, Sliding Down Mountains

Jodi Rowley is a National Geographic grantee discovering and documenting the diversity, ecology and conservation status of highly threatened amphibians in the forested mountains of Vietnam.  —– For some reason, we all got up 6.30am- far too early for people who ...

Misty Mountains and Moss Frogs: Stunning Photos of Frog Eyes

Jodi Rowley is a National Geographic grantee discovering and documenting the diversity, ecology and conservation status of highly threatened amphibians in the forested mountains of Vietnam.  —– I spend a lot of time photographing frog eyes. It’s perhaps not the ...

Misty Mountains and Moss Frogs: Stunning Photos of Frog Eyes

Jodi Rowley is a National Geographic grantee discovering and documenting the diversity, ecology and conservation status of highly threatened amphibians in the forested mountains of Vietnam.  —– I spend a lot of time photographing frog eyes. It’s perhaps not the ...