The Amazon Rainforest covers 1.7 billion acres. It is located within nine different nations: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela. The Amazon makes up over half of the earth's remaining rainforests, and is the largest and most species-rich tropical rainforest in the world.
The red fan parrot (Deroptyus accipitrinus) is a species of New World parrot found in South America (the term New World is given to animals which are located in the Americas). This parrot is rated as 'Least Concern' by the IUCN.
unknown indigenous tribe located in the Amazon rainforest. They are one of the last unknown tribes. They want to be left alone! Due to deforestation in the rainforest, these poor people may lose everything they have.
man in the Amazon, photo by Cristina Mittermeier. Indigenous peoples of the Amazon continue to be "endangered," by deforestation, oil development, mining, and encroachments from farmers. Supporting the Amazonian rainforest, needs to support its indigenous peoples too. #faces #world #people More