The people living in isolated regions of the Amazon rainforest survive by relying on natural resources and using methods handed down by ancestors. Villagers living near the Amazon River fish and farm for sustenance, whil... More »

Although there is no properly quantified population count for the Amazon rainforest area, there are around 20 million indigenous people living in the eight countries that make up the Amazon region; roughly two thirds of ... More »

The mission of the Rainforest Alliance is to conserve the biodiversity of the rainforest and to help make sustainable living a cornerstone of people's lives. The Rainforest Alliance also seeks to educate businesses and c... More »

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Although there is no properly quantified population count for the Amazon rainforest area, there are around 20 million indigenous people living in the eight countries that make up the Amazon region; roughly two thirds of ... More »

The Txapanawa, Mashco-Piro, Awa, Matsigenka and Siriono tribes live in the Amazon jungle. The Amazon jungle is home to an estimated 1 million members of 400 different tribes, some of which have not had contact with outsi... More »

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The Amazon rainforest is rich in natural resources, such as water and medicinal plants, and its lush habitats house approximately one-third of Earth's species, according to the Nature Conservancy. About 25 percent of the... More »

The Amazon rainforest is located in northern South America, in the country of Brazil. It covers 2,300,000 square miles and makes up about 40 percent of the geographic area of Brazil. More »