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Saving the River Dolphins
The Voyage Publishing article features researchers hoping to prevent
habitat destruction of the dolphins living in the Amazon.
rain forest Alliance
This nonprofit environmental organization provides a great resource
on-up-to-the-minute issues about the rain forests and the environment.
It also has a Kids Zone!
Amazon Rivers Program
A branch of the
rain forest Alliance, this website works to promote the conservation
of wildlife in the Amazon River Basin, and includes Amazon resources
Yes, you've been wondering why
Macaws eat clay .
Here is an explanation of Macaws' behavior brought to you by Rainforest
Expeditions a Peruvian for-profit ecotourism company.
GENERAL RECOMMENDED LINKS
An essay on saving the Amazonian
rain forest , this piece was written by a student at Horace Mann
Junior High School, Charleston, West Virginia.
Explore the geography of the Ecuadorian Amazon through on-line games
and activities. Learn about the rain forest and the Quichua people
who call it home. Discover the ways in which the Quichua live off
the land. Then try your hand at running a community-based ecotourism
project along the Río Napo.
A web site designed and built by a team of High School
and College students about life in the Amazon.
Back to Amazon page.
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Science Museum of Minnesota