Brazil is the largest country in South America and occupies half of its landmass. It is the fifth largest country in the world and is regarded as the most biodiverse country on Earth. It is conventionally divided into five geographic regions that correspond generally to the country's major landforms and biomes.
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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.
The Amapá Biodiversity Corridor is an ecological corridor in the state of Amapá, Brazil. An ecological corridor in Brazil is a collection of natural or semi-natural areas that link protected areas and allow gene flow between them.
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.
Aparados da Serra National Park was created in 1959 as one of Brazil's first national parks. Located within the Serra Geral range in the south of Brazil, it contains rich biodiversity as the result of its diverse relief and of being situated at the intersection between coastal forests, grasslands and Araucaria moist forests.
Araguaia National Park is located on Bananal Island in the Brazilian state of Tocantins. It is the largest known river island on Earth. The northern one-third of the island, which is designated as a National Park, is a popular destination for ecotourism. The southern two-thirds are indigenous territories.
The Atlantic Forest Southeast Reserves contain some of the best and most extensive examples of Atlantic Forest in Brazil. The 25 protected areas that make up the site display the biological wealth and evolutionary history of one of the most threatened biomes in the world.
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.
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.