1 Tahrcountry Musings: Rainforest Protection-Good News From Brazil

Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Rainforest Protection-Good News From Brazil

15 million hectares (57,915 sq miles) of Rain Forests in the northern Para state, Brazil, is getting the status of protected area bringing cheer to conservationists the world over. The decline in Amazon forest area has been a worrying feature.A host of wild denizens inhabit the proposeed conservation reserve including the Jaguars, anteaters, Giant Otters and Black Spider Monkey. Conservationists are hailing this visionary decision by Para Governor Simao Jatene.

1 comment:

Sita Raghavan said...

Good to hear this tahrman. Amazon forests are a heritage of the entire humanity