2011 International Year of Forests – the Amazon

Amazon, ‘sexy’ forests There is no tropical rainforest in the world as famous as the Amazon forest, an area of ​​approximately 7 million square kilometers where more than half of all rainforest in the world resides. This tropical jungle is spread out over nine different countries. The main part is in Brazil with 60% of the total area but it also extends to Peru, Colombia, Bolivia, Guyana, Venezuela, Suriname, Ecuador and French Guyana. The great diversity of flora and fauna […] Read more »