Peter Houlihan is a tropical biologist and National Geographic Explorer working towards a greater understanding of the planet's tropical rainforests. He specializes in planning and leading expeditions into remote and demanding environments all over the world. Peter's adventures are fundamentally conservation-focused and he utilizes photography and videography as a means to raise greater awareness for these efforts.  

 

With an education in tropical biology, Pete's research projects focus on the biogeography, ecology, molecular evolution, and behavior of tropical organisms.  He is passionate about conservation, particularly in rainforests. This conservation work frequently involves advising international student research projects in the field and instructing methods of biodiversity monitoring.  

 

Fieldwork for Peter's research is conducted across the world's tropics, throughout Latin America, Africa, and Southeast Asia.