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What is the Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon rainforest is the biggest forest in the world and is also the last big space covered with tropical plants and animals. The Amazon forest territory is a tropical rainforest that is located in the north side of the South American continent [...]
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History of the Amazon Rainforest

Many millions of years ago, in the Paleozoic era, all the land was part of a unique continent, the Pangaea. Salt water washed the Amazon region and possibly reached Peru and Bolivia . The end of the Paleozoic marks the incorporation of the Amazon [...]
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Amazon Rainforest Importance

For the indigenous population the Amazon rainforest is important because it is their home and their culture is closely related to the forest, rivers and fauna . If you destroy the forest you also destroy all the indigenous people that are left. [...]
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Tips From Locals

The Amazon rainforest is a very unique place in the world and if you are going to travel there you can use some tips that will make your experience much better. First you need to pack for the Amazon. If you are going to five star forest hotel [...]
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Rainforest Tourism

Tourism in the Amazon rainforest is increasing, although it doesn’t play a major role in the economic life of the region. There are some reasons that keep the regular tourist away from the Amazon rainforest. The most important is the lack [...]
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Amazon Rainforest Travel

The Amazon rainforest is huge, and you can enter from several different countries. The easiest countries to enter from are Ecuador and Brazil. To enter from Ecuador , take an international airline to Quito . From Quito travel to the Amazon [...]
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Amazon Rainforest Discoveries

There are many discoveries in the Amazon rainforest from different branches of science. Because the Amazon rainforest still keeps its original ecosystem features (when compared with all other ecosystems in the planet), natural sciences researches [...]