Example sentences for: amazonian

How can you use “amazonian” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • For example, even ranchers in Mata Grosso's economic elite usually haven't heard of fire management techniques, says Amazonian ecologist Carlos Peres at the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom.

  • The Mixe in Mexico consider that the odour and taste of a plant are important criteria in deciding what plants to use for an illness [ 1 ] . The Waorani in Amazonian Ecuador consider that plants with strong, or repulsive odours will force symptoms to flee from the body and this belief guides their use of Renealmia alpinia and a Philodendron for snakebites [ 28 ] . The Warao in eastern Venezuela consider 'bad air' to be pathogenic and 'good' or perfumed air to be therapeutic [ 29 ] .

  • Firstly, the Amazonian belief that the characteristics of one entity or object may pass to another [ 19 ] , could explain the use of a wasp that hunts successfully in baths or decoctions to make dogs better hunters.

  • The Amazonian Experience

  • But "this ecological catastrophe--for it is an immense one--is above all the result of a misguided government policy," in effect since the early 1970s when a military dictatorship was in power, that sought to populate the Amazonian forest with poor peasants from northeastern Brazil.


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