Acai (ah-sigh-EE ) is a fruit that grows on the Acai Palm Trees in the Amazon Rainforest of Brazil. The Acai berry is small in size (smaller than a grape) and is dark purple in color. Acai is mostly s...
My college years were spent dreading the day I would be released into the American workforce, an act in itself a forerunner to depression. Although my experience and GPA may have looked good on paper,...
From the Amazon Rainforest region comes a wealth of natural herbs and plants, used for centuries by the natives of Brazil for good health and overall well-being. One such byproduct of the Amazon is Qu...
The blue and gold macaw of the rainforest is found mainly in tropical South America. Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, northern Paraguay, and eastern Peru all offer the kind of home the macaw parrot needs. Th...
11. Airlie Beach: Airlie Beach is not only the gateway to the Whitsundays but a tourist destination in itself, with beautiful beaches and accessibility to so many stunning regions. It is a great base ...
Have you ever wondered why so many alternative and health stores tout products that purport to be the Brazilian "secret" to beauty or good health? While the exotic origin may be a top selling point (t...
Encounter at dusk, Odienne forest, border GuineaThe Renault truck was loaded to the top with no room left to spare. 30 tons of merchandise consisting of packaging materials and other goods had crossed...
Rainforests are forest locations that have very high rainfall measurements each year. The most well known rainforests are tropical rainforests found in Central America, Southeast Asia, parts of Austra...
People talk about the rainforest as an ecosystem, but most tend to think of the trees (and to some extent, plants) as merely a habitat for the animals that survive within its domain. However, there i...
We all know that our planet is in serious trouble. The fact that you really care is great, so take this one-question test to find out if you are a true environmentalist: So what did you have for din...