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Amazon River Will Soon Be Added To Google Street View
Google is not content with just adding streets and buildings to their
Street View they are now also planning an expedition in to the heart of
the Amazon to capture 360 degree images of some of the regions most
remote locations, for the world to explore from the comfort of their
The new project is a joint initiative between Google and the
non-profit group Foundation for a Sustainable Amazon (FAS) and will
involve the teams winding their way down both the Amazon River and the
Rio Negro River in northwest Brazil.
The project is aimed to help the FAS show the world :
"not only the environment and the way of life of the traditional
population, but to sensitize the world to the challenges of climate
change, deforestation and combating poverty,”
said Gabriel Ribenboim the charity’s project leader.