The National Water Authority will hold a meeting in Iquitos with experts to finish the diagnosis of water resources in this area.
Andina: There will be a water resources diagnosis in the Peruvian Amazon
Sargassum: Brown Tide Threatens the Caribbean
March 23, 2021
A decade after the first sargassum blooms were spotted in the South Atlantic, these massive brown mats of macro-algae represent one of the largest ecological threats to the Caribbean, a megadiverse region whose tens of millions of inhabitants heavily depend on tourism and natural resources.
InfoAmazonia carry out workshops with communities in Tapajós River region
April 9, 2015
Rede InfoAmazonia project began operations for monitoring of water quality with three workshops with riverside communities in two cities in the Brazilian Amazon. The next step is to install inexpensive sensors created by the project.
Murky Waters: Amazon Destruction Linked to the Largest Belt of Algae on the Planet
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.