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The Amazon rainforest also known in English as Amazonia or the Amazon Jungle, is a moist broadleaf forest that covers most of the Amazon basin of South  ...

Amazon | Places | WWF - World Wildlife Fund

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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.

Why is the Amazon rainforest important? | WWF

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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 world ...

Amazon Rainforest Facts for Kids - Science for Kids

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Learn more about the Amazon rainforest with our range of fun facts for kids. Find out where the Amazon rain forest is located, how big it is, what kind of plants ...

Amazon Rain Forest, Deforestation, Forest Conservation - National ...

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During the past 40 years, close to 20 percent of the Amazon rain forest has been cut down—more than in all the previous 450 years since European colonization ...

What Animals Live In The Amazon Rainforest? - WorldAtlas.com

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Nov 6, 2015 ... The Amazon Rainforest, also known as the Amazonia or the Amazon Jungle, is the largest rainforest on earth and is home to 427 mammals ...

Amazon Rainforest - Blue Planet Biomes

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The Amazon rainforest, also known as Amazonia, is one of the world's greatest natural resources. Because its vegetation continuously recycles carbon dioxide ...

Amazon Rainforest Facts - SoftSchools

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The Amazon rainforest is located in South America and covers 2.1 million square miles of land. Brazil has 60%, Peru has 13%, and Colombia has 10% while ...

The Amazon Rainforest - Brazil

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The Amazon Jungle, as it is commonly known in English, is a magnificent broad- leafed rainforest in the heart of Brazil, the basin of which covers an impressive ...

Rainforests Of Brazil

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One of Brazil's most valuable assets is its dense covering of rainforests. Of course , the Amazon Rainforest is the most significant of these, covering a vast portion ...

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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.
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The Amazon Rainforest

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Jan 23, 2016 ... The Amazon River Basin is home to the largest rainforest on Earth. The basin -- roughly the size of the forty-eight contiguous United States ...

About the Amazon | WWF

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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 biodiversity, ...

Amazon rainforest | Environment | The Guardian

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The Amazon is the driest it has been at the start of the dry season since 2002 — and that probably means the rainforest is in for a particularly nasty wildfire ...