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The Amazon Rainforest
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In today's bytes video learn about the Amazon Rainforest, how it got its name, why it is so special and how we should preserve it.

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  1. The Amazon represents over half of the planet's remaining rainforests and comprises of the largest and most biodiverse tract of tropical rainforest in the world.


  2. Francisco de Orellana, a Spanish explorer fought with the Tapuyas and other tribes.


  3. How old is the Amazon?


  4. The rainforest has been in existence for at least 55 million years. Based on archaeological evidence from an excavation at Caverna da Pedra Pintada human inhabitants first settled in the Amazon region at least 11,200 years ago


  5. e Amazon is a wet tropical for eans that it is the most species-rich biome est which and have unparalleled biodiversit


  6. How does the Amazon remain fertile?


  7. dawt tropico de Cancer 1934 o Ma 'tan as Sarrah ore than 56% of the dust fertilizing the Amazon rainforest comes from the odele depression Northern Chad in the Sahara desert. o u An Gab Depresi n de Murdi in Biineo Kanem Chod L Ftn Am Dam N'Djamena Bo Monge Abu Dea


  8. So how do we conserve this beautiful biome?