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Amazonia

the land around the Amazon river
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Finding out how people can participate in the preservation of the Amazon rainforest is not always clear to the individual.
The great Amazon rainforest is being destroyed at the rate of about 27 square miles per day, largely due to logging.
The Amazon rainforest was home to approximately six million tribal people before 1500 A.
New York Times columnist Joe Sharkey learned important lessons after surviving a midair collision at 37,000 feet over the Amazon rainforest.
What is the common name of Alouatta caraya, an animal native to the Amazon rainforest, and what is its favorite food?
Greenpeace activists chained themselves to chairs in McDonald's restaurants in Birmingham and across the country yesterday to protest against the chain's alleged involvement in the destruction of the Amazon rainforest.
But the better news is that acai marketers are competing among themselves to sell a product that encourages sustainable farming in Brazil's Amazon rainforest.
Flying a Cessna 210, Mr Hempleman-Adams and Canadian co-pilot Lorne White flew across the US, the Caribbean and the vast Amazon rainforest.
Noveon, a Cleveland, OH-based distributor of Chemyunion's Amazonian Botanicals, has released BR Forest, a natural butter from astrocaryam genus palm tree kernels found in the Amazon rainforest.
Instead of refined sugar and oils, ChocaMaca contains herbs from the Amazon rainforest and blue green algae, giving it a unique flavor and, some say, health benefits.
The two new species of titi monkeys (Callicebus bernhardi, left, Callicebus stephennashi, right) roamed undiscovered in the Amazon rainforest until they were spotted in 1996 and 2001 by Dutch primatologist (primate scientist) Marc van Roosmalen of Brazil's National Institute for Amazon Research.
The federal environment agency (Ibama) has fined internationally renowned Dutch primatologist Marcus Maria von Rosmalen about $1,800 for capturing rare monkey species in the Amazon rainforest, Brazilian authorities said Thursday.