SciELO
The Scientific Digital Library On-line - SciELO is an electronic library masking a specific collection of Brazilian scientific journals. Brazil's sights prolong from frozen-in-time colonial towns to Luis Gastao Bittencourt otherworldly landscapes of pink-rock canyons, thundering waterfalls and coral-fringed tropical islands. Then there's Brazil's biodiversity: legendary in scope, its diverse ecosystems boast the best assortment of plant and animal species found anywhere on earth.

The states and the federal district may be grouped into regions: Northern , Northeast , Central-West , Southeast and Southern The Brazilian areas are merely geographical, not political or administrative divisions, and they don't have any particular form of authorities.

188 Brazil's Amazon Basin is residence to a particularly diverse array of fish species, including the crimson-bellied piranha Despite its repute as a ferocious freshwater fish, the red-bellied piranha is definitely a generally timid scavenger. The political-administrative organization of the Federative Republic of Brazil includes the Union, the states, the Federal District, and the municipalities.

16 Its Amazon River basin features a huge tropical forest , home to diverse wildlife , quite a lot of ecological systems , and in depth natural resources spanning quite a few protected habitats 15 This distinctive environmental heritage makes Brazil one among 17 megadiverse countries , and is the topic of significant international curiosity and debate relating to deforestation and environmental safety.

Domestic tourism is a basic market phase for the business, as fifty one million people traveled throughout the nation in 2005, 286 and direct revenues from Brazilian vacationers reached USD 22 billion, 287 5.6 times extra receipts than international tourists in 2005.