Amazon River


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a major South American river

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To unravel the mystery, the team analyzed fertilizer consumption patterns in Brazil, Amazon deforestation rates, Amazon River discharge, two years of nitrogen and phosphorus measurements taken from the central western parts of the Atlantic Ocean, among other ocean properties.
They spent five gruelling days kayaking the Amazon River, learning to catch their own food, making camp and even met and had dinner with a local tribe, all in aid of Midlands Air Ambulance Charity.
The reduced number of published studies on gelatinous plankton at the Amazon may be explained by the lack of specialists in the region and by the influence of the Amazon River plume, generating a saline barrier along the Para and Amapa states coast, mainly after the rainy season (Molleri et al., 2010; Bernardes et al., 2012).
ABSTRACT The aim of this study was to determine if the Amazon river prawn [Macrobrachium amazonicum (Heller, 1862)] population structure is affected by habitat heterogeneity.
Stafford is the Guinness World Record holder for being the first man to walk the length of the Amazon River, also documented in the Discovery Channel series 'Walking the Amazon,' which showed his 860-day feat, the longest jungle exhibition ever attempted.
In Brazil, a professional surfer rides a monstrous wave surges up the Amazon River, marking the world's constant dance with the Moon, while the harsh winter in Greenland brings opportunity to the Inuit people who live there.
In Brazil, a monstrous wave that surges up the Amazon River provides an epic ride of a different kind.
Scientists have discovered a massive coral reef at the mouth of the Amazon River in northern Brazil in some of the muddiest waters in the world where coral is not known to thrive. 
But in comparing the fossils with both extinct and living dolphins, the researchers determined that the animal's closest relative is the modern Amazon river dolphin (Inia geoffrensis).
Globally, there are four freshwater dolphin species, including the Indus river dolphin in Pakistan, Amazon river dolphin in South America, Ganges river dolphin in India, Bangladesh and Nepal, and newly discovered Aragua river dolphin in Brazil.
Fans got to the lushest place on Earth by air or by boat, 1000 miles up the Amazon River.
Washington, Rajab 29, 1435, May 28, 2014, SPA -- Brazilian World Cup host city Manaus has declared a state of emergency as the waters of an Amazon River tributary rise, though officials say the river is not expected to flood.
Washington, Feb 15 ( ANI ): After nearly four centuries of confusion, researchers have finally come to the conclusion as to where does the Amazon River actually begins.
New York (CruiseGuide Cruising & Travel News) Tue, Jan 28, 2014 - For those travellers who are becoming increasingly bored with the seemingly endless cruising holidays available today, there is a truly unique alternative, a luxury Amazon river cruise.
The essays examine international water law, the use of the waters of the Euphrates and Tigris, and comparative analyses of national water laws in the international experience (from the Jordan River, the Amazon River, the Rhine River, and other regions).