Manaus, Brazil is the capital of the state Amazonas. It is the most populated city of this region, and lies at the confluence of the Negro and Solimoes rivers.
Translating as 'Mother of the Gods', Manaus has a population of 2,006,870, representing 50% of the Amazon's inhabitants.
Historically, Manaus was deemed 'Heart of the Amazon and City of the Forest'.
Starting point for 'Worldwise Expeditions' journey up the Amazon River and into Venezuela.
A huge portion of our planet's land mass is being used for agriculture, with a staggering 70% occupied for Livestock production.
Suprisingly, 18% of our Carbon emissions are caused by livestock activities, fuel intensive farming practices, and deforestation.
In the last 150 years, human activites have cause CO2 levels to skyrocket and our earth's entire climate to warm.
Global warming and Climate change affects each and every one of you; lets do our part in restoring balance to our environment!