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    In Greek Mythology, the Amazons were a group of female warriors that settled in the secluded city of Themiskyra on the Black Sea (present day Ukraine). No males could live with the Amazons, they were a force by themselves, known for their courage and pride (Cartwright). However, like majority of species, males were necessary for procreation. For the Amazons to continue their race, they would visit a nearby tribe once a year known as the Gargareans. After choosing a partner from the tribe and having sexual intercourse with them, the Amazons would return home. After giving birth, if the child was a girl, the Amazons would raise her as one of their own. On the other hand, if the child was a boy, he was either killed, sent to live with their fathers,…

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    Into The Amazon

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    A Critical Review of Into the Amazon by Scott Wallace I. Introduction Uncontacted people, also identified as isolated tribes, are known to be found in dense forest mostly in South America, Central Africa, New Guinea and India. These groups live without any contact with the civilization due to voluntary isolation or life circumstances, and their main characteristic is that they survive within their lands by hunting and gathering aliment from the nature. The majority of tribes speak isolated…

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    Indigenous tribes all over the world, especially in the Amazon region, deforestation has been a prominent issue. Rapid deforestation started in the Amazon around the 20th century and has increased through the beginning of the current century. Certain regions of forest has been eradicated for farms, dams, natural resources, and for an expansion of the modern world. Consequently, indigenous tribes are being forced from their lands and brutally harmed. Deforestation in the Amazon causes a decrease…

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    Amazon Strategy

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    making sure they are viewing each valuable aspect in the industry. Amazons’ main investment in themselves is the newest technology and data analytics (Thomson, 2012). It is this focus that allows Amazon to operate differently than their competitors (Thomson, 2012). Amazon.com succeeded while other Internet companies failed because though it is an online retailer, Amazon has a strong arm on brand awareness and are devoted to consumers through Internet technology that tracks the users’…

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    Amazon Rainforest

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    largest of these rainforests is the Amazon Basin, located in South America. The Amazon is home to an impressive amount of diversity and it’s location in the perfect place on the planet to ensure a wide variety of life. The Amazon basin is one of the most impressive and superb examples of an Ecosystem. An Ecosystem is a complex community of organisms and environment functioning as an ecological unit. The Amazon is a perfect example of this definition. Located in the tropics where the sun light…

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    The Amazon Rainforest

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    Due to the rain forest's massive size and its various feature, it holds such a lot of differing resources that people are dependent on landform. The Amazon rain forest has a wide variety different trees that are best for taking wood. The timber is used in a lot of ways, for example, like building boats or just making stuff with timber. The Amazon forest is so vast; it is a big destination for anyone, in particular, to extract timber and use it in many ways that could benefit a person's life.…

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    Deforestation Of The Amazon

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    With the invasion of the Amazon, these ethnic groups now need to share the forests with a growing number of settlers who seek to tap into the Amazon’s considerable natural resources. Hunter-gatherer groups were once generally nomadic, living in small settlements for a couple of years until the resources were exhausted. Because of land colonization by non-indigenous people, many local groups were forced into sedentary lifestyles. These changes not only destroy traditional lifestyles, but also…

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    Amazon Impacts

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    Essay 5: The Amazon and its Impacts In order to understand the importance of the Amazon River, we need to understand that it is so much more than just another flowing body of water. The health of the planet depends on the Amazon making it one of the most valuable places in the world. The river and the basin that it has created and travels, effects a huge body of vegetation, people, and animals. The Amazon benefits a new and evolving culture, allows continuing diversity in people,…

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    Deforestation has been a problem in the Amazon, and it has long term effects on the environment. Many residents of the nearby Amazon do not have positive thoughts on the idea of the forests being destroyed for farms, companies, and wood. Since the Amazon covers many portions of Brazil, this gives loggers and other farmers a great opportunity to destroy the forest in order to benefit themselves. There are industries that strongly believe they are not hurting the forests of the Amazon based on…

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    Greed In Amazon

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    According to General Paiva, “International greed for riches of the Brazilian Amazon features a concrete threat to the sovereignty and territorial integrity, as it involves interests that tend to be vital in the future, for the global powers". This statement reflects a national concern about the federal autonomy in the region and the real foreigners ' intentions. International´s interest in the Amazon Rainforest resources is the most important national security threat facing Brazilian…

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