05 Sep '12, 7pm

Happy Amazon Day! Let's celebrate the 2.6-million-sq-mile area home to 1/10 of all known species

Happy Amazon Day! Let's celebrate the 2.6-million-sq-mile area home to 1/10 of all known species

WWF collaborates with governments across the Amazon to create and manage protected forest areas. In Brazil, through the Amazon Region Protected Areas Program (ARPA), WWF works to create a network of parks covering 150 million acres of forest. This area would be over 50 percent larger than the U.S. National Parks system. WWF helps carry out surveys of the new parks as they are created and supports park planning and management. An important milestone was the creation of Tumucumaque Mountains National Park, the world’s largest protected tropical forest at 9.5 million acres. This pristine wilderness, with its rugged and remote terrain, now protects species like jaguars, giant anteaters, harpy eagles and a rare monkey known as the black-bearded saki. In the southwestern Amazon, WWF works to protect more than 25 million acres of forest and freshwater habitat. Our work through th...

Full article: http://worldwildlife.org/places/amazon

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