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    There is much debate as to which is actually the longest river in the world. A recent Brazilian study claims the Amazon is 65 miles longer than its closest rival, the Nile.
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    Amazon Slideshow
    The wildness of the Amazon makes road construction an expensive and timely endeavor, therefore the main mode of transport is still on the river.
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    Amazon Slideshow
    Ed Stafford, who has spent the last two years walking the Amazon river, cited a recent UN report, which claims habitat loss in the Amazon is still at alarming levels. "Although many Brazilians recognize the problem, it is still continuing at an unsustainable level" says Ed.
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    Amazon Slideshow
    The Amazon has over 3,000 recognized species of fish with more being discovered all the time.
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    Amazon Slideshow
    The river flow of the Amazon is greater than the next ten largest rivers combined. The river accounts for over one-fifth of the world?s total river flow.
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    Amazon Slideshow
    Bill and Ed take a break from hiking in the Amazon Rainforest. Ed has been hiking the length of the Amazon for over 790 days in a bid to become the first person ever to walk the Amazon from source to sea!
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