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Cutting Throats: Silencing the people of the Amazon

The people of the Amazon provide an insight into its history and ecology. Utilizing this knowledge can be extremely productive and valuable to external societies. Efforts to preserve the natives requires a multilateral strategy to retain the Amazonian forest.  However, the concern is preservation undercuts the voices of the indigenous. Current methods of dealing with […]



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Pig-Sized Rats: The Life and Struggles of the Capybara

The capybara is the world’s largest rodent and lives throughout Central and South America. The Creatures Being about the size of an average pig, these things are very unique in the world for several reasons. They’re semi-aquatic, always living near water for food and protection, consume and digest grasses in some advantageous ways, and are fairly […]



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Remote Sensing: There is more than meets the eye

This report was made to bring awareness to the uses and usefulness of remote sensing to track the resources within the Brazilian Amazon. Through the use of satellites and aircraft’s, remote sensing is a means of remote gathering of information. This allows us to see what is non-apparent to the viewpoints of many individuals. As […]



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The Amazonians Wealth Coming From Those Killing It

The Amazonians Wealth Coming Those Killing It   The Amazonian jungle is widely known as a safe haven for the widest variety of species, stretching out to 2,000 animals across the border. In a place so bountiful with species richness, there comes destruction from people looking for profit. The Illegal wildlife trade has become so […]



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How Ecotourism Is Changing The Amazon As We Know It

Without a doubt the Amazon River Basin is the most biodiverse place in the world. The Amazon is roughly the size of the 48 states in the USA. With it housing so much biodiversity it was deemed to need protection from people who would do it wrong. Jaú National Park is located in Brazil, it is […]



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