Boaters and researchers from Venezuela and France carried out the first Orinoco-Amazon nautical expedition to demonstrate the fluvial, ecological and cultural connection between both rivers.
September 27, 2012
After a judge’s decision, a group of villagers surrounded the area in the presence of local authorities and the Native Federation of Madre de Dios River and Tributaries.
September 28, 2012
The Ministries of Environment of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru launched the campaign “Our Amazon” in to raise awareness on the importance of conserving the Amazon region in the member countries of the Andean Community.
March 22, 2021
Scientists are examining why banks of sargassum in the Atlantic have proliferated explosively over the past decade, fouling the Caribbean and extending to the coast of Africa. Growing discharges of organic pollutants from the Amazon River are now believed to be a major cause.