Essays Tagged: "Amazon River"

Dolphins

live in riversof Asia and South America. The Buffeo dolphin has beenspotted up to 1250 miles up he Amazon River. The buffeo is thesmallest of all dolphins averaging about 4 feet. The bottlenoseis clo ... live in riversof Asia and South America. The Buffeo dolphin has beenspotted up to 1250 miles up he Amazon River. The buffeo is thesmallest of all dolphins averaging about 4 feet. The bottlenoseis clo ...

(6 pages) 106 0 2.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Piranha

ces the piranha are extremely dangerous, in others its quiteharmless most of the time. In the upper Amazon River, Indian children swim and play inthe waters that teems with the fish. Yet in Guyanas Ab ...

(2 pages) 35 0 4.0 Mar/1994

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Brazilian Rainforest Deforestation, what it's effecting and how much longer it will be around

Deforestation of the Amazon RainforestIt is simply a matter of time before there may no longer be an Amazon rainforest. N ... fuel and export as well as income from mining in forest areas has resulted in deforestation of the Amazon. Environmental activists and animal rights supporters from around the world have been attempt ... to raise awareness of the devastating results both to the environment and to endangered species.The Amazon rainforest is located along the Amazon River in Brazil (map, Appendix 1). At 4,000 miles long ...

(9 pages) 189 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Brazil

Latin American countries. Most of the northern part of Brazil is low-lying and veined by the mighty Amazon River and its tributaries. The Amazon is the largest river in the world. The native peoples o ... days, often the first church to be built in the new towns that spring up overnight in the North and Amazon regions belongs to one of the Pentecostal religions. Since their ministers do not have to go ...

(11 pages) 195 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Electric Eel

to synchronize their discharge.III. HabitatThe electric eel may be found in the basins of both the Amazon River and Orinoco River, as well as the surrounding areas. They live in Murky, low-oxygenate ... ll as the surrounding areas. They live in Murky, low-oxygenated freshwater streams and pools. The Amazon river habitat has a low concentration of dissolved oxygen in the water. For this reason the e ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Is Brazil Developed? Judge for yourselves.

e whole of the rest of the continent. Brazil takes up almost half of South America.The 6,448km long Amazon River runs through the North of Brazil and is the second largest in the world, and the Amazon ... er out to sea. In the North East, Brazil has arid deserts with rolling grasslands in the South. The Amazonian Rainforest covers more than one third of Brazil and its exploitation has become a major en ...

(17 pages) 270 1 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Amazon Ecosystem

The Amazon is a region of superlatives, it spans the borders of eight countries; it is the world's large ... zingly, live more than one third of all species in the world. But despite its natural richness, the Amazon ecosystem is fragile and in peril. In Brazil, for instance, illegal logging, slash-and-burn a ... 9,000 square miles per year (WWF, 2005).More than one third of all species in the world live in the Amazon, a giant tropical forest with an area that stretches more than 1.5 million square miles and i ...

(10 pages) 133 1 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

The Inca Civilisation

peaks of the Andes, grazing lands of fertile valleys and tropical rainforests that gave life to the Amazon River. They spoke a language called Quechua and had there own sorts of dances, religions and ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Setting Up Telecommunications in Brazil

port.These telecenters can also provide range of services from telemedicine for remote areas of the Amazon to e-government services. Our telecenters will benefit from being part of a large network und ... as moderate rainfall of between 1,000 and 1,500 millimeters a year, particularly in the summer. The Amazon region is notoriously humid, but less widely known is that the Amazon rain forest has a three ...

(32 pages) 123 0 3.6 May/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Piranhas

the red bellied piranha is very common in South America. Red bellied piranhas thrive mostly in the Amazon river. Other species thrive in regions known as Orinoco, Guyana, Rio Sao Francisco, Rio Parag ...

(3 pages) 1670 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Argentina

The Eastern lowland, also called "Oriente" is thick with tropical forest and is a part of the Amazon River basin. Most of this area is not populated, if so, it is very scattered. People travel b ... cuador. Peru ended up winning the war and they worked out an agreement that took part of Ecuador's' Amazon River basin. There have been lots of presidential takeovers, from force (army) and some just ...

(2 pages) 17 0 4.6 Aug/2001

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Destruction Of The Rainforest

or less their present form for 70 to 100 million years. The rainforests of South America, along the Amazon river are the Earth's richest natural reserves. The National Wildlife Federation have indicat ... ir everyday life, because there are no places to hunt, no animals to hunt and no places to live. In Amazonia, South America, there are only 50,000 native people out of once a total of 2 million. As wi ...

(8 pages) 39 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Naming Of America

s where the crew explored several thousand miles of Brazil. During these voyages, the mouth of the Amazon River was discovered, the West Indies were visited and a huge bay and another river was disco ...

(4 pages) 367 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Exotic Adventures, Inc. - The Amazon Voyage

�6� Running head: EXOTIC ADVENTURES, INC. CASE ANALYSIS Exotic Adventures, Inc.: The Amazon Voyage Case AnalysisCase SynopsisThe following is an analysis of the case, Exotic Adventures ... It details why tour operator, Exotic Adventures, Inc. (EAI) should proceed with their tours on the Amazon River between Brazil and Peru amidst concerns. Brazilian agents are reporting that low level ...

(6 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2011

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

global warning

f photosynthesis). In most threatening amounts forests are cut in the tropical regions, such as the Amazon River basin of South America, where 1.5 acres are cut every second. If nothing is done about ...

(5 pages) 3 0 0.0 Jan/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers

Amazon River Incs

) operate excursion-like voyages during the high water season along the full passable length of the Amazon River; including Belem, Brazil on the Atlantic coast to Iquitos and Peru. Due to popular dema ... ) operate excursion-like voyages during the high water season along the full passable length of the Amazon River; including Belem, Brazil on the Atlantic coast to Iquitos and Peru. Due to popular dema ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Feb/2013

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Me and my Eel

oundings by using our electricity. We can now hunt our prey much easier. Word has gotten around the Amazon River, and now all of the other fish are calling us "Electric Eels"!

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

i am the one

(5 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays