Jorge Castillo is an Ecuadorian environmental visual communicator passionate about nature and the stories around it. He obtained his biology degree from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, his M.A. in photography at Ohio University, and now is in charge of visual communication and multimedia at Tropical Herping. Jorge has spent years studying and documenting the unique ecology of Ecuador’s highest peaks and paramos. He is also a contributor of the photographic projects Yasuni en Imágenes and Wao Mimo, which portrayed Yasuni National Park's natural wonders, cultures, and threats. By combining his passion for nature with his geeky abilities, Jorge likes to find creative ways to tell stories about nature.

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Atelopus palmatus shows up!

Madagascar wonders

Sri Lanka 2019

The Pygmy-Boa shows up!

Meet the Blood Rainfrog

Sumaco expedition blog

Bev Ridgely's Snail-Eater

Horned Marsupial-Frog

Acres of rainforest saved


Acres of rainforest saved

Volcanoes climbed


Volcanos climbed

Simultaneous mosquito bites


Simultaneous mosquito bites

Botfly larvae extracted


Botfly larva extracted