Tropical Explorers

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Event type: Talk

Location: Attenborough Studio

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Meet scientist and explorer Gothamie Weerakoon who has travelled to some of the most amazing tropical forests in the world, in search of the beautiful, diverse, and often overlooked lichens.

Join us to find out what it takes to live and work in tropical forests, what we can learn from lichens and why they are so important for us and for other animals.

If anyone is going to get you to join the lichen fan club, it is Gothamie, with wonderful photos, videos and specimens from our collections on display.

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The Attenborough Studio is in the Darwin Centre in the Orange Zone.

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