Amazon Basin
The Amazon basin is the part of South America drained by the Amazon River and its tributaries. The Amazon drainage basin covers an area of about 6,915,000 km (2,670,000 sq mi), or rough...
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Amazing Facts about the Amazon Rainforest
Amazing Facts about the Amazon Rainforest!
The Puerto Maldonado Travel Guide
A complete Puerto Maldonado Travel Guide with information on different things to do, the Puerto Maldonado rainforest, wildlife, jungle lodges & tours.
The Top 8 Puerto Maldonado Jungle Lodges
Enjoy some fantastic Puerto Maldonado jungle lodges to explore the incredibly diverse Tambopata National Reserve or Manu Rainforest near Manu National Park.
Mata Mata Turtle
The Mata Mata turtle ( Chelus fimbriata ) also know as Mata-Mata, or Matamata is a freshwater turtle species found in northern regions of South America. They are primarily in the Amazon and Orinoco...
Mata Mata Turtle
The Mata Mata turtle ( Chelus fimbriata ) also know as Mata-Mata, or Matamata is a freshwater turtle species found in northern regions of South America. They are primarily in the Amazon and Orinoco...
How I found a mythical boiling river in the Amazon | Andrés Ruzo
When Andrés Ruzo was a young boy in Peru, his grandfather told him a story with an odd detail: There is a river, deep in the Amazon, which boils as if a fire burns below it. Twelve years later, after ...
Ecuador To Sell A Third Of Its Amazon Rainforest To Chinese Oil Companies
Ecuador is planning to auction off three million of the country's 8.1 million hectares of pristine Amazonian rainforest to Chinese oil companies, Jonathan Kaiman of The Guardian reports. The report co...
Giant 7 – 8 Foot Skeletons Uncovered In Ecuador Sent For Scientific Testing
Strikingly tall skeletons uncovered in the Ecuador and Peru Amazon region are undergoing examination in Germany, according to a research team headed by British anthropologist Russell Dement. In late 2...
A Riot of Color Lurking in the Amazon
Imagine a tropical rainforest and the picture that appears in your mind’s eye is probably filled with green and brown. It’s true that those colors dominate the landscape, but a closer look at some of ...
UCI, NASA Researchers Find Link Between Amazon Fire Risk, Devastating Hurricanes
Researchers from the University of California, Irvine and NASA have uncovered a remarkably strong link between high wildfire risk in the Amazon basin and the devastating hurricanes that ravage North A...
Rare Fish With Human-Like Teeth Found In South Jersey Lake
A fish that's native to the Amazon was caught in a pond in South Jersey over the weekend. Ron Rossi from Delran, Burlington County made the rare catch Sunday at Swedes Lake during a fishing excursion ...
Mysterious Geoglyphs of Amazonia May Show Ancient Humanity Had an Major Impact on Rainforest
Evidence of ancient Amazonian civilization deep under the canopy of the rainforest is hoping to be revealed under a new initiative by international scientific agencies. Questions will be raised on how
Amazing Amazonia: Amazon Rainforest [46 Pics]
The "lungs of our planet" have been attributed to the Amazon rainforest, also known as Amazonia. This Amazon jungle, or the Amazon basin in South America, covers over 1.7 billion acres acres (7,000...
Amazon River
Running 4000 miles from the Andes to the Ocean, The Amazon carries a fifth of all the river water on the planet. Learn more about the mighty Amazon river and...
Amazon rainforest
The Amazon rainforest (Portuguese: Floresta Amazônica or Amazônia; Spanish: Selva Amazónica, Amazonía or usually Amazonia; French: Forêt amazonienne; Dutch: Amazoneregenwoud), also known i...
Amazon rainforest - Wikipedia
Amazon River
The Amazon River (/ˈæməzɒn/ or /ˈæməzən/; Spanish and Portuguese: Amazonas) in South America is the largest river by discharge of water in the world, averaging a discharge of about 209,000 cubic m...
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Classification of indigenous peoples of the Americas
Classification of indigenous peoples of the Americas is based upon cultural regions, geography, and linguistics. Anthropologists have named various cultural regions, with fluid boundaries, that are ge...
Classification of indigenous peoples of the Americas - Wikipedia
Rio Negro (Amazon)
The Rio Negro (Portuguese: Rio Negro [ˈʁi.u nɛɡɾu]; Spanish: Río Negro [ˈri.o ˈneɣɾo] "Black River") is the largest left tributary of the Amazon, the largest blackwater river in the world, and...
Rio Negro (Amazon) - Wikipedia
Mata Mata Turtle
The Mata Mata turtle ( Chelus fimbriata ) also know as Mata-Mata, or Matamata is a freshwater turtle species found in northern regions of South America. They are primarily in the Amazon and Orinoco...
Carhuasanta
Carhuasanta is a small river located in the Arequipa Region of Peru. It is known as the headwaters of the Amazon River. The brook is fed by the winter snows of Nevado Mismi, (5,597 m), some 6,400...
Carhuasanta - Wikipedia
No País das Amazonas
No País das Amazonas is a 1922 Brazilian silent documentary film directed by Agesilau De Araujo and Silvino Santos.The film was notable in that it was one of the earliest to document the Amazon Rainf...
Curuá River (Amazon River)
The Curuá River (Amazon River) is a river of Pará state in north-central Brazil.