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Brazil is a megadiverse country hosting 15-20% of the world’s biodiversity and containing a great portion of the Amazon biome; it hosts many plant, animal and fungi species of all kingdoms many of which are endangered. The Amazon biome is a diverse and expansive geographical region covering 35% of the continent of South America, including northwestern Brazil, Bolivia, Columbia, Ecuador and several other countries.
This precious biome is filled with unique flora and fauna and crisscrossed by many rivers including the Amazon river. Twice the size of India, the Amazon is the single largest remaining tropical rainforest on earth; it houses 10% of the world’s known biodiversity including endemic endangered flora and fauna.
The Amazon accounts for about 16% of the world’s total river discharge into the oceans. For many reasons, the Amazon is a most precious resource serving as one of the greatest pillars supporting life on earth.
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