Photographer Paige Deponte and writer Mark Berry traveled to the remote tropical rain forests of Madagascar, Peru, Costa Rica, Amazon, and South Africa to gather material for this extraordinary book that documents several key “hotspots” of biodiversity. These unique, botanically rich locations hold not only the greatest diversity of life, but also the most endangered. She is well known as a fashion photographer and has shot perfume campaigns for Versace as well as fashion editorials for such publications as Harpers Bazaar Italia and Cosmopolitan Italia.