Brazil : The Largest Country Of South America

952 WordsNov 30, 20164 Pages
As you probably already know, Brazil is the largest country of South America, and it 's the fifth largest in the whole world. It actually almost covers half the continent of South America. In the wealthier parts of Brazil is a country of beautiful powdery white sand beaches, vibrant rainforests, and noisy wild metropolises. Brazil is an all year round destination, since their winter only lasts three months, June to August. Brazil’s climate kind of varys on the area, elevation, and proximity to the ocean. It has four distinct climate regions-the equatorial region, the semi-arid region, the highland tropical zone, and the subtropical zone. Brazil has a very complex geography style. It has from tropical rain forests to large highlands, and vast coastlines. Its also home to the Amazon Rainforest, which just so happens to be home to about one third of the animals who live in Brazil. The rain forest is also very important to Brazil’s natural resources, which are gold, iron ore, manganese, bauxite, nickel, phosphates, uranium, petroleum, platinum, tin, hydropower and timber. Brazil also faces environmental issues just like the rest of the world. Deforestation has became one of the bigger concerns in Brazil. Huge proportions of it’s rain forests are being torn down for timber, development, and agriculture. Every time a tree is cut down it releases Carbon Dioxide, which contributes to climate change and air pollution. The rapid urbanization and industrialization in Brazil has
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