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Adventure in the Amazon

Updated Thursday 22nd May 2014

Pack your bags, board the plane and your journey starts now! Take the adventure through the Amazon and see how your choices will impact on the future of the rainforest.

"Adventure in the Amazon" is a choose-your-own-adventure story that explores the key challenges that are facing the North Rupununi region in the Amazon, and possible solutions to a sustainable future of the rainforest.

The game is created to support the BBC Two series I Bought a Rainforest, and it takes about 10 to 20 minutes to complete depending on the routes you decide to take. As you navigate through the North Rupununi, the game will build up an idea of how your decisions would have an impact on the future of  the rainforest, and at the end of the game you'll see a future scenario of the rainforest based on your choices.

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Project COBRA

The Open University is currently participating in Project COBRA, a research project which empowers local indigenous communities in the North Rupununi to promote their own community solutions to current and emerging challenges. Our aim is to promote local indigenous solutions to current and emerging challenges through the use of accessible information and communication technologies. Visit Project COBRA to see how you can help support this initiative.

 

 

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