Information on the Amazon River, with map, fact file, and image gallery.
Working to defend the environment and rights of the indigenous peoples of the Amazon basin. With press releases, news clips, and reports.
Guiana Shield Media Project
Environmental media project with a focus on the Guiana Shield region of South America, stretching from northeastern Brazil, through French Guiana, Suriname, Guyana, Venezuela and eastern Colombia, up to the Andes.
Into the Depths of the Amazon
Offers information on the Amazon, including history, climate, flora and fauna, culture, pollution, and deforestation.
Article on the Chelus fimbriatus. By William H. Espenshade, III.
Article on the turtle that inhabits muddy, sometimes stagnant, shallow pools and streams in northern South America. Written by David T. Kirkpatrick.
Web Earthquakes: South America
Provides map showing seismicity in South America. From the U.S. Geological Survey National Earthquake Information Center.