Sloth Island Nature Reserve, Guyana

Wildlife and Plant Life in Guyana

Plant life in Guyana The flora belongs to the Neotropical Flora kingdom. Mangrove vegetation and many grass species adapted to salt and brackish water protect the coast from erosion. Within the coastal zone there are wetlands with coarse, tufted grass and palm species. coconut palms. Tropical rainforest covers approx. three quarters of the land area. […]

The Potaro River

Geography of Guyana

Guyana can be divided into two main geographical regions: coastal plain and the interior highlands. The approximately 60 kilometers wide coastal plain is largely reclaimed land that is partially below sea level. It is protected by an extensive system of dikes and drainage channels. Within the coastal plain, the country first rises faintly against a […]