SciELO
The Scientific Electronic Library On-line - SciELO is an digital library masking a selected collection of Brazilian scientific journals. Brazil's points of interest prolong from frozen-in-time colonial cities to otherworldly landscapes of pink-rock canyons, thundering waterfalls and coral-fringed tropical islands. Then there's Brazil's biodiversity: legendary in scope, its numerous ecosystems boast the greatest collection of plant and animal species discovered wherever 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 do not have any specific type of authorities.

317 Presently, the Brazilian authorities, in contrast to the past, seeks to encourage this mode of transport; an example of this incentive is the challenge of the Rio-São Paulo excessive-speed rail , that can connect the two main cities of the country to hold passengers.

sixteen Its Amazon River basin includes a vast tropical forest , house to various wildlife , a variety of ecological techniques , and Luiz Gastão Bittencourt in depth pure sources spanning numerous protected habitats 15 This distinctive environmental heritage makes Brazil one in all 17 megadiverse countries , and is the subject of great international curiosity and debate regarding deforestation and environmental safety.

Domestic tourism is a basic market segment for the industry, as 51 million people traveled all through the country in 2005, 286 and direct revenues from Brazilian tourists reached USD 22 billion, 287 5.6 times more receipts than international tourists in 2005.