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MASSIMO BREGA, THE LIGHTHOUSE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MASSIMO BREGA, THE LIGHTHOUSE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Throwing a fishing spear, Amazonia, Brazil. Local fisherman engaging in sustainable fishing using a spear thrown from a canoe. This area of the Amazon is part of the Mamiraua Sustainable Development Reserve, a large area of rainforest on the upper reaches of the Amazon, in the state of Amazonas in western Brazil. The reserve, which floods in the wet season, sustains a huge diversity of plants and wildlife. It was established in 1996, and is listed as a Ramsar Wetland of International Importance.
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