The largest rainforest on the planet is also the most biodiverse. Harbors million species, of which thousands are threatened by man.
Attack survivors, the 5 mammalian passed for the care of the Rehabilitation Center of Amazonian Manatee;
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.
The Miners’ Federation of Madre de Dios warned with a strike if the Government does not repeal or modify the article that prohibits the use of dredges for mining.
The gold camp Krikie Nigi in Suriname represents the platonic ideal of environmental devastation. Every inch of land is reviewed and each milligram of gold is removed.
Council gathered to decide on the future of the resolution which allows the use of mercury in mining. Decision comes out next week.
In the last five years, IBAMA deactivated 81 illegal mining in north of Mato Grosso, south of Pará and in the Amazon, in the region of the Transamazonic road. Click to see full size image gallery
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