The Amazon river basin and rainforest lie at the heart of Latin America’s rich ecosystem.

Amazon River Basin (from Richard W. Dawson, Geography of the Amazon River)

The Amazon river basin is the main river basin in Latin America, although many other river basins are present, see maps below (South and Central America)

Although Listen to the Amazon has the Amazon rainforest as focus, more broadly it covers issues regarding any of the rainforests of Latin America, as shown in the map below.

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map produced by GRID-Arendal