Brazil Fun Facts - Brazil covers three time zones. 75% of Brazil’s people live in the cities. 60% of the Amazon Rainforest is located in Brazil. Brazil is the largest producer of coffee in the world. For more GK facts - http://mocomi.com/learn/general-knowledge/
Ancient city discovered in Amazonian rainforest linked to the legendary white-skinned Cloud People of Peru
Ancient city discovered deep in Amazonian rainforest linked to the legendary white-skinned Cloud People of Peru By Daily Mail Reporter 4 December 2008. A lost city discovered deep in the Amazon rainforest could unlock the secrets of a legendary tribe. Little is known about the Cloud People of Peru, an ancient, white-skinned civilisation wiped out by disease and war in the 16th century. But now archaeologists have uncovered a fortified citadel in a remote mountainous area of Peru
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.
"We see the goals of Rio+20, the 'Green Economy' and its premise that the world can only 'save' nature by commodifying its life-giving and life-sustaining capacities as a continuation of the colonialism that indigenous peoples and our Mother Earth have faced and resisted for 520 years," the declaration said.
The mysterious sculptures of William Ricketts Sanctuary… Hidden deep in an Australian rainforest, the clay sculptures of William Ricketts express the Aborigines’ deep connection with Mother Nature. The 92 intricate ceramic sculptures placed along the passageways seem as they are merging with the surrounding plant-life, thus expressing the strong bond Aborigines have always had with nature. Designed as a place where man’s spirit becomes one with nature, William Ricketts Sanctuary inspires us…
The temperate rain forests in Olympic National Park in Washington are incredibly green and lush. From the visually amazing Hall of Mosses in Hoh Rain Forest to the centuries old rain forests bordering Lake Quinault, here's what to see with one weekend in the area.