A King Protea Blooms (IMAGE) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Caption A king protea blooms in the Cape Floristic Region of South Africa. A new study finds that satellite data can be used to map the boundaries of ecosystems that teem with unique forms of life. Credit Photo courtesy of: Adam Wilson Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.