South America is the most diverse continent on earth holding 5 of the world’s biodiversity hotspots including the largest tropical forest. The Amazon river supplies the largest amount of fresh water in the world and is surrounded by the Amazon rainforest, known as Amazonia, which represents over half of the earth’s remaining rainforests.
The South American continent consists of 12 countries – Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela.
South American organizations found in these countries are listed below.
Jaguar Conservation Fund Cougar, Giant Armadillo, Giant Otter and Jaguar.