The Amazon rainforest lies in nine South American countries: Peru, Brazil, Venezuela, Ecuador, Colombia, Guyana, Bolivia, Suriname and French Guiana. The Amazon rainforest covers m...
The Amazon Rainforest is a moist broadleaf forest that covers most of the Amazon Basin of South America.
The Amazon represents over half of the planet's remaining rainforests, and it comprises the largest and most species-rich tract of tropical rainforest in the world.
The Amazon rainforest (Portuguese: Floresta Amazônica or Amazônia; Spanish:
Selva Amazónica, Amazonía or usually Amazonia; French: Forêt amazonienne; ...
The Amazon River Basin is home to the largest rainforest on Earth. The basin --
roughly the size of the forty-eight contiguous United States -- covers some 40% ...
River Basin, which makes up the overwhelming portion of the neotropical rainforest
, covers some 40% of the South American continent. Four-fifths of the Amazon
is still intact and healthy. Logging is heavy in certain areas but there is still debate over the ... More »
The sheer size and diversity of species in the Amazon will insure that the WWF
will continue to keep it as one of our top priorities for years to come.
Over half of the Amazon rainforest is located in Brazil but it is also located in other
South American countries including Peru, Venezuela, Ecuador, Colombia, ...
The Amazon rainforest, also known as Amazonia, is one of the world's greatest
natural resources. Because its vegetation continuously recycles carbon dioxide ...
The Amazon rainforest has long been recognized as a repository of ecological
services not only for local tribes and communities, but also for the rest of the
Not only does the Amazon encompass the single largest remaining tropical
rainforest in the world, it also houses at least 10% of the world's known