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  Regions Of Brazil Activity
Brazil is divided into five regions based on the physical geography.
Because each region varies from one to the next, the physical features can be more easily understood if studied one region at a time.
Having researched a region individually and shared information as a group, each students should have enough background knowledge to prepare a series of postcards on the regions of Brazil.
www.fmpsd.ab.ca /schools/df/Brazil/regionsbrazilactivity.htm   (558 words)

  
 Conservation International - Regions - NeoTropics - Brazil
Translated from Portuguese, it means “Laid out eternally in a cradle of splendor.” And indeed, Brazil’s tropical radiance shimmers from coastal mountains to inland savannas, giving life to a limitless breadth of flora and fauna.
CI has joined with federal and state agencies in Brazil as well as academic and wildlife groups to back creation of larger nature sanctuaries by linking the disparate parks and reserves.
Other CI efforts involve working with Bunge, Brazil’s largest soybean processor, on a pilot project to assist soy farmers in southern Cerrado to establish private wildlife reserves as required by the country’s forestry code.
www.conservation.org /xp/CIWEB/regions/neotropics/brazil.xml   (1008 words)

  
  Regions in Brazil - Hotels A-Z - flexibletrips.com
Brazil shares a border with almost every other country in South America (only Chile and Ecuador are untouched) and covers almost half the continent.
Despite its vast expanse of territory, Brazil's population is concentrated in the major cities of its coast.
In a nutshell, Brazil is a land of staggering beauty with stretches of unexplored rainforest, islands with pristine tropical beaches, endless rivers, and a vibrant population.
www.flexibletrips.com /HotelsAZ/Brazil.jsp   (142 words)

  
  Regions of Brazil - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brazil is currently divided in five regions, by the Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatistica (IBGE).
Climate: Temperate in almost all the entire region, warm in the summer and cold in the winter (sometimes there is snow in the southern regions of the region).
The region, along with the state of São Paulo, is characterized also for the strong immigrant presence (Italians, Germans, Portuguese, Spanish, Poles, Japanese, Arabs, Ukrainians and Lithuanians), that gave the region their typical aspects (architecture, culinary, agriculture of subsistance, etc).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Regions_of_Brazil   (1058 words)

  
 Brazil - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brazil is a multiracial country and its population is composed of European, Amerindian, African and Asian elements.
Brazil is characterized by the extensive low-lying Amazon Rainforest in the north and a more open terrain of hills and low mountains to the south — home to most of the Brazilian population and its agricultural base.
Brazil's population is mostly concentrated along the coast, with a lower population density in the interior.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brazil   (4565 words)

  
 Brazil - Geographic Regions
The region's principal biome is the humid tropical forest, also known as the rain forest, home to some of the planet's richest biological diversity.
In 1990, 6.6 percent of the region's territory was considered altered by anthropic (man-made) action, with state levels varying from 0.9 percent in Amapá to 14.0 percent in Rondônia.
The region has the largest share of the country's population, 63 million in 1991, or 39 percent of the national total, primarily as a result of internal migration since the mid-nineteenth century until the 1980s.
countrystudies.us /brazil/24.htm   (1460 words)

  
 Brazil
Brazil's annual coffee production of 2.6 milliont is the highest in the world and it is also the second largest producer of soybean and sugar.
Brazil is rich in a variety of natural resources and is the world's leading producer of tin, iron ore and phosphate.
The permanent rivers of this region are the Parnaiba and the Sao Francisco.
www.fao.org /docrep/W7560E/W7560E06.htm   (6702 words)

  
 Geography of Brazil - Geographic Regions, The Environment, Climate
In Brazil public policies regarding the environment are generally advanced, although their implementation and the enforcement of environmental laws have been far from ideal.
Although 90 percent of the country is within the tropical zone, the climate of Brazil varies considerably from the mostly tropical North (the equator traverses the mouth of the Amazon) to temperate zones below the Tropic of Capricorn (23°27' S latitude), which crosses the country at the latitude of the city of São Paulo.
The Amazon region is notoriously humid, with rainfall generally more than 2,000 millimeters per year and reaching as high as 3,000 millimeters in parts of the western Amazon and near Belém.
worldfacts.us /Brazil-geography.htm   (3490 words)

  
 Brazilian Coffee
Brazil is the world's largest coffee producer and produces around 25% of the world's supply of coffee.
Brazil processes its coffee by the wet (washed), dry (natural), and semi-washed (pulped natural) methods.
There are several distinct regions in Brazil, each large enough to be their own country and distinct enough to be considered so.
www.coffeeresearch.org /coffee/brazil.htm   (985 words)

  
 ecobrazil.com - Brazilian Geography
Brazil is even larger than the US if we exclude Alaska.
On the northern states starting in Bahia, the region is flatter, containing calm oceans, sand dunes and palm and coconut trees.
Located in the south, these two regions are known by open forests, low woodlands, long rivers and wetland areas.
www.ecobrazil.com /web/geo.asp   (437 words)

  
 Touring Brazil
Brazil, whose worldwide beef exports are predicted to increase by 10% in 2003, can export only cooked and preserved beef to the U.S. due to its foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) status.
One of Brazil's major goals is to export fresh, chilled and frozen beef to the U.S., and a national FMD eradication program is moving generally from south to north.
That doesn't mean this region of Brazil — with literally millions of acres open to expansion — can't or won't be grazed in the future.
beef-mag.com /mag/beef_touring_brazil   (1328 words)

  
 Climate in Brazil
Brazil's most intense rainfall is found around the mouth of the Amazon River near the city of Belém, and also in the vast upper regions of Amazônia where more than 78 inches (2,000 millimeters) of rain falls every year.
Another important region of heavy rainfall is along the edge of the great escarpment in the state of São Paulo.
In some places behind the mountains, such as the region south of Salvador, the hinterland is dry because the rain is dumped on the mountains leaving very little for the area behind.
www.southtravels.com /america/brazil/climate.html   (504 words)

  
 Brazil travel guide - Wikitravel
Brazil has a very good bus transport system, Basically, long distance routes depart from capital cities or economical centers, so if the city is big it will have connections to neighbouring capitals at the very least.
Brazil's large cities, especially of the north, northeast and southeast states, are notorious for attacks (against foreigners and locals alike), but do not let that deter you.
Brazil has 4 main mobile operators (this may change depending on the region you go, some operators doesn't have presence in all brazil, but they may have deals withe the others so you can go on roaming), VIVO is the largest one and operates cdma, the others are OI, TIM and CLARO which operates GSM.
wikitravel.org /en/Brazil   (10161 words)

  
 Travel: Brazil Travel Notes -- Brazil Regions
The original inhabitants of the land we know as Brazil today included the Arawaks and Caribs in the north, the Guaraní on the east coast and along the River Amazon, the Ge towards the south, and the Pano in the west.
Brazil is made up of 26 states and the federal district.
The length of the Amazon from Iquitos, in Peru, to its mouth on the north-eastern coast of Brazil is about 3,700 km.
www.travelnotes.org /LatinAmerica/Brazil/brazil_regions.htm   (510 words)

  
 Brazil: Regions of Brazil
BrazilÕs Central West is an area of striking contrasts that vary from the futuristic designs of the nationÕs capital, Bras’lia, through to the untouched and unexplored backwaters of the Pantanal Matogrossense, the savannah of Mato Grosso.
Bras’lia is the Òdream cityÓ of the future, a city born to be a nationÕs capital, a city designed to open up the untouched interior of Brazil to the 20th century.
Germans, Italians, Swiss and Poles have all made their mark on the South, a region that is responsible for BrazilÕs fine wines and much of its outstanding meat which is reared by the Brazilian cowboy, the ÒgaœchoÓ.
www.temple.co.uk /destinations/Attractions/att9.html   (883 words)

  
 eMedicine - Emergency Medicine in Brazil : Article by Ross D Tannebaum, MD, FACEP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Brazil is one of the world's more populous countries, with 170 million people in 2000.
Vast areas of Brazil are impoverished, including much of the north and northeast and the peripheries of major cities, where people live in slums (favelas) that rank among the poorest places on earth.
Although the health care systems in different regions of Brazil are based upon similar law and organizational framework, facilities in southern Brazil usually are much better equipped and physicians are better trained than in northern and Amazon regions.
www.emedicine.com /emerg/topic930.htm   (2782 words)

  
 Brazil - Country Profile - Republica Federativa do Brasil - South America
A virtual destination guide to Brazil, this page is about many aspects of "Brasil", the fifth largest country in the world, both in terms of territory and population.
By far the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil has overcome more than half a century of military intervention in the governance of the country to pursue industrial and agricultural growth and development of the interior.
Ethnic groups: Brazil's population is derived from three main ethnic sources.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/brazil.htm   (898 words)

  
 The Nature Conservancy in Brazil - The Atlantic Forest of Brazil - Atlantic Forest - Brazil Rainforest - Brazilian ...
The Atlantic Forest domain stretches from the northeastern to the southern regions of Brazil and northern Argentina and southeastern Paraguay.
In the northeastern part of Brazil it occupies a thin coastal strip not exceeding 40 miles in width, while in the south it extends from the coast to as far as 200 miles inland.
Brazil as a whole is the world’s leader in primate diversity, with 77 species and subspecies identified to date.
www.nature.org /wherewework/southamerica/brazil/work/art5080.html   (781 words)

  
 Holiday apartments and villas in Brazil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Brazil is a big and beautiful country with even bigger opportunities to discover the magic of South America, especially if you consider doing so from the comfort and luxury of a self catering villa rental in Brazil.
Perfect for sun worshippers, holiday accommodation in Brazil can be found close to an endless coastline crammed with beautiful cities and glorious beaches, not to mention a landscape with such epic scenery and diverse natural habitats that you won't know where to start.
The culture and history of this fascinating nation is apparent from the traditionally built houses in quiet, remote rustic enclaves and ancient architecture and artefacts found in the hectic cities, so rent a holiday villa in Brazil and experience South American hospitality as big and as warm as the country itself.
www.ownersdirect.co.uk /brazil.htm   (256 words)

  
 A short history of Brazil
Between 1580 and 1640 Brazil is with Portugal Spanish, but at the end of this period, between 1630 and 1654, the Netherlands seize parts of the north-east regions of Brazil.
In 1815 Brazil becomes as Kingdom of Brazil a constituent part of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and Algarve.
The country is renamed Federative Republic of Brazil in 1967 and Arthur da Costa e Silva becomes president.
www.electionworld.org /history/brazil.htm   (967 words)

  
 Brazil's frontier regions: Western Bahia
The soils throughout the region are sandy to moderately sandy.
Pumping licenses are available on some rivers in the region, but few licenses are being issued for river pumping in the more developed areas and near population centers.
The region's deep sandy soils act as a massive sponge and there is virtually no rainwater runoff even in the highest rainfall areas.
www.agbrazil.com /western_bahia_.htm   (806 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - End of Brazil GMO ban to curb rampant black market   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
SAO PAULO, BrazilBrazil, with an agricultural potential rivaling the United States, is about to legalize genetically modified (GMO) crops, before its fl market in the coveted farm technology gets any bigger.
So sought after is the cost-cutting technology on the fl market that over a third of Brazil's massive soybean crop — the main farm export worth 10% of total trade revenues — is seen planted with pirated GMO seeds.
Four companies — Codetec, the state crop research agency Embrapa, Monsoy (the local firm of Monsanto) and Pioneer — are currently harvesting 54 varieties of GMO soybeans, designed for all tropical and subtropical growing regions in Brazil, to be sold as seed.
www.usatoday.com /tech/news/biotech/2005-03-01-brazil-gmo-ban_x.htm   (848 words)

  
 Five physical regions of brazil maps
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 Brazil Travel Guide - Iguassu Falls, Brazil
The Iguassu Waterfall is a true wonder of nature and is heralded as the most beautiful waterfall in the world by many visitors.
The waterfall is located right at the border of the countries of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay about a two hour flight from Sao Paulo.
There are also a number of other highlights in this region such as The San Ignacio Jesuit Mission Ruins, The Itaipu Dam, and The Yacutinga Lodge wild preservatory.
www.braziltravelinformation.com /brazil_iguassu.htm   (457 words)

  
 Study Abroad in Brazil
The country is covered by dense Amazon rainforest in the north and central regions.
The coastal regions of Brazil offer some of the most famous and beautiful beaches in the world.
Each city in Brazil has its own unique character ranging from the modern capital of Brasilia to the tourist capital of Rio de Janeiro to the port city of Maceio.
www.amerispan.com /country/Brazil/19   (191 words)

  
 Travel: Brazil Travel Notes -- The Country and Links
The highest point in Brazil is the Pico da Neblina (3,014 m.), near the border with Venezuela.
The Embassy of Brazil is situated in Mayfair, close to Marble Arch underground station.
The regions of Brazil are varied and there's plenty to see.
www.travelnotes.org /LatinAmerica/Brazil   (283 words)

  
 Brazils Regions And States - Travel Guide
The regions, "the Brazils" as the British called them, moved to their own rhythms.
June, Stang was honoured by the state of Para for her work in the Amazon region.
For political and administrative reasons, Brazil's 25 states and one federal district are divided into five regions, terms that are used throughout this guide and which you will hear widely referred to in Brazil itself.
travel-guide.traveliseek.com /brazils-regions-and-states_avl_fi64306.html   (600 words)

  
 A foliar eucalypt disease in tropical regions of Brazil caused by Cylindrocladium pteridis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
A foliar eucalypt disease in tropical regions of Brazil caused by Cylindrocladium pteridis
A new leaf disease of Eucalyptus is reported in Bahia and Para, Brazil.
In the southern region of Bahia state, it caused severe defoliation of trees in the phenological state B of clonal plantations derived from 20% superior E. grandis trees.
www.trophort.com /information/data/B01/S75/FER95AXF1071069.html   (194 words)

  
 GRAPE BREEDING FOR THE SUBTROPICAL AND TROPICAL REGIONS OF BRAZIL
Although viticulture is worldwide localized in regions with temperate climate, there is a great potential for it in tropical regions.
In Brazil grapes are grown between the 9°S and 3°S parallels and can therefore be harvested throughout the year.
Results obtained through the evaluation of 162 populations show that it is possible to develop new cultivars that possess the characteristics, which are required for the subtropical and tropical regions of Brazil.
www.actahort.org /books/528/528_68.htm   (286 words)

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