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Hydrobiology research. Scientists in a boat monitoring a water reservoir as part of their hydrobiology research. Hydrobiology is the study of life in water. It is a sub-discipline of ecology restricted to aquatic environments and their inhabitants. Here, orchids and other epiphytic plants are seen at the tops of the flooded trees. Photographed in Petit-Saut, French Guiana.
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