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This Fish Could Be the Key to Saving the Amazon Rainforests

In Guyana, scientists are tracking the massive Arapaima in hopes that their migration patterns will help stop deforestation in the Amazon. 

Dr. Lesley de Souza is tracking one of the largest freshwater fish in the world, Arapaima, in hopes that he and his team can prove their migration patterns are being disrupted in the Amazon rainforest.

This video details the journey, the mission, and the process of tracking the Arapaima.

The Rewa Village in Guyana is one of the central places that is consistently trying to battle the deforestation that is occurring in the Amazon rainforest.

By tracking the Arapaima and proving that their migration patterns are directly affected by the lack of forests in the rainy season, scientists could finally show hard evidence that mining should be outlawed in specific regions along the Amazon.

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