Amacayacu National Natural Park is a national protected area of Colombia, situated along the Amazon River in the south of the country, in the Amazonas Department. It is the country's only protected area that conserves the flooded forests of the Amazon River.
Search LAC Geo
Alter do Chão: Santarém (Brazil) The Editor Fri, 09/25/2020 - 12:48
Alter do Chão is the main tourist area of Santarém in Pará state, Brazil. A popular tourist spot, with some of the most beautiful freshwater beaches in Brazil, Santarém is the most important town on the Amazon between Belém and Manaus and is a port of call for river steamers.
Sometimes referred to as Amazônia, the Amazon Rainforest is a natural region and biome in northern South America that occupies the Amazon Basin, a drainage basin of the Amazon River and its tributaries. Nine countries have some parts of the Amazon region within their borders.
Amazonia National Park (Brazil) The Editor Sun, 11/17/2019 - 20:26
Amazonia National Park is located in Pará state in north-central Brazil and is situated along the Tapajós River, covering about 3,300 sq mi. Consisting of dense humid tropical forest, the park contains an extremely biodiverse habitat.
Anavilhanas National Park: Anavilhanas Archipelago (Brazil) The Editor Tue, 05/17/2022 - 15:26
Anavilhanas National Park protects the environment of the Anavilhanas Archipelago in the Rio Negro, one of the largest in the world. Anavilhanas, the world’s second-largest fluvial archipelago is part of the Central Amazon Conservation Complex, the largest protected area in the Amazon Basin.
Atlantic Forest: Mata Atlântica (South America) The Editor Sun, 06/02/2019 - 18:45
The Atlantic Forest (Mata Atlântica) runs along the coast of eastern and southeastern Brazil, stretching inland into Argentina and Paraguay. Although only a small part of the original forests remain, it is still one of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet.
Bahuaja-Sonene National Park of Peru is part of the largest multinational tropical protected area in the world. It protects an area comprised of tropical rainforest, savanna, flooded grasslands, hills and mountains; harboring some of the wildest and least-impacted habitats in the world.
Beni Biosphere Reserve (Bolivia) The Editor Mon, 11/19/2018 - 20:43
One of the first protected areas to be established in Bolivia, the Beni Biosphere Reserve is located at the convergence of three biogeographical zones: the Amazon, the Chaco and the Cerrado. The reserve is home to important indigenous Amazonian groups.
Beni River and Mamoré River (Bolivia, Brazil) The Editor Mon, 10/10/2022 - 17:17
The Beni River flows north through Bolivia after rising in the Andean slopes of the Cordillera Real. The Mamoré River is formed by numerous headwaters that drain the Llanos de Moxos. The two rivers join to form the Madeira River on the border with Brazil.
Beni Savanna Ecoregion (Bolivia) The Editor Mon, 07/04/2022 - 11:52
The Beni savanna is an ecoregion located in the Beni Department of northern Bolivia. Also known as the Llanos de Moxos, it is the third-largest savanna complex in South America and is found in the lowlands of the southwestern Amazon basin, extending northeast from the foot of the Andean ranges.