Amazon Rainforest Products

There are many different products from the Amazon rainforest.   Following are some important products and a brief explanation about them.   Natural rubber (or latex): used to make many rubber products from electronic components to condoms. Rubber was responsible for the first economic cycle of development in the Amazon rainforest. Natural rubber is extracted from tall trees called “Seringueiras” and still today is a major activity for many families. Brazil-nut: the nut is actually a seed. The Brazil-nut is one of the biggest nuts of the world and is exported all over the planet. Local populations use this nutritious … Continue reading Amazon Rainforest Products