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The Spring 2011 issue of The Earth Scientist is focused on modernizing seismology education. Thanks to IRIS, you can download this issue for free as a pdf. Print copies are available in our online store.

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Visit the links to learn about Amazon myths related to objects in the sky, and aspects of their world.

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The Mamaiurans are an Amazon Indian tribe that lives in Brazil.  Their legends reflect the dense rainforest they live in, and the abundance of diverse life in their environment.  This photograph is a view of Amazon basin forest north of Manaus, Brazil.<p><small><em>Image courtesy of Phil P Harris. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic license.</em></small></p>

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