Freshwater Species of the Amazon

Freshwater Species of the Amazon

In addition to harboring high levels of terrestrial biodiversity, the Amazon basin also contains the largest share of freshwater species in the world due to the immense size of the basin and the variety of aquatic habitat available [1]. Freshwater species in the...
A Self-Watering Rainforest

A Self-Watering Rainforest

Water is a compound essential for life. It makes up about 60% of the human body and covers about 71% of the Earth’s surface. Yet researchers from the University of Exeter and Colorado State University, using computer modeling, showed evidence that the Amazon...