On August, more than 15,000 people gathered to celebrate the recognition from New 7 Wonders foundation to the Amazon River/Rainforest as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.
Social Progress Index in the Amazon
The Amazon was recognized as one of the seven natural wonders of the world in ceremony led by President of Peru in the Amazon River.
Peru is working with seven other countries signatories of Amazon Cooperation Treaty the first phase of the GEF project on sustainable management of water resources in the Amazon basin
Postage stamps are a tribute to the 117 years of the Emilio Goeldi Museum of Pará. Images show plants used as anti-inflammatory and even as aphrodisiacs.
In recent weeks, the project team of interactive maps of ((o))eco made its first update of data on deforestation and fire. See how it was done and browse through the latest data on the maps.
6 rare amphibians called caecilians were found by team building the Santo Antonio hydroelectric plant in Rondonia.
Social program to bring energy to isolated communities is used to provide light to the brother of the governor of Mato Grosso, which has an illegal farm inside a park in the Amazon.
The indigenous Awa-Guajá can disappear due to the advance of logging and exploitation of its territory.
In order cope with pressures non-governmental organization has been heading sustainable actions in the region for the past 15 years. ||