The biological wealth of the Bolivian Amazon is very big. According to recent research data, about 1,000 species of freshwater fish live in the area, where there is a high potential for the fisheries sector.
Forced Labor in Amazonia
After five years since its last sighting, rangers from Cordillera Azul National Park registered the presence of a Spectacled bear (Tremarctos ornatus) which was moving into the area.
Samples from eight cedar trees in Bolivia have helped shed light on the seasonal rainfall in the Amazon basin over the past century, say researchers.
The Museum of History and the Center for Amazonian Studies (CEAM) will present studies on ancient systems of productive management in Moxos.
Decision taken in September determines the withdrawal of families who live in the place.
The activity benefited members of the Association of Rural Producers of Carauari with product supply and the population with consumption at affordable price.
Boaters and researchers from Venezuela and France carried out the first Orinoco-Amazon nautical expedition to demonstrate the fluvial, ecological and cultural connection between both rivers.
Researchers at the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador (PUCE) have described Plinia yasuniana, a new species of plant from the Ecuadorian Amazon.
Huaorani indigenous women exposed earrings, keychains, baskets made of branches of plants and spears, among other objects of their culture.