is blessed with geographic diversity found virtually nowhere else on Earth;
tropical rain forests cover half of the country south of the Orinoco River; in
the southwestern region of Guayana, tabletop mountains rise vertically over
1,000 meters from the jungle floor, inspiring Arthur Conan Doyle´s tale of the
“Lost World;” the vast central plains, which contain the heavy-oil rich
Orinoco Belt, stretch westward to the Andes mountains, where high peaks are
perpetually capped in snow while 2,800 kilometers of spectacular Caribbean
beaches from the northern coastline.
is a real Venezuela and a Venezuela of a spirit.Both endure in the labor of those who till the land, of the shepherd, the
worker, the artisan, the folk artists.Venezuela
is found in an old home untouched by time, in a fortress in a tower, a street, a
town, a region, all treasured as witnesses to the nation’s memory and
Ministry of the Environment is in charge of the planning, administration- and
allocation of natural resources and serves the population by contributing to the
defense and improvement of the environment in which we live.
Ministry watches over the conservation of wildlife and vegetation and the
rational use of water resources, soil, and atmosphere.It also creates the necessary basic structures for such purposes, sees to
compiling of scientific and technological information regarding environmental
matters, and acts within the limits of a policy ensuring that no irreversible
harm will be suffered by the environment, and that future generations will in no
way be endangered.