The researchers, suspecting that temperatures in the tropical Atlantic might be influencing rainfall, also assessed sea surface temperature data from the NOAA.
March 4, 2022
Through satellite images, researchers shed light on the distribution and circulation of water and other environmental changes in the rainforest. Records help measure the impacts of deforestation, mining, and hydroelectric power in the largest river basin on the planet.
March 17, 2022
Although living 186 miles away from the area along the Tapajós River where illegal mining is concentrated, Santarém's inhabitants are at high risk of mercury poisoning.
May 13, 2013
This activity could undermine agricultural productivity in the region by reducing rainfall and boosting temperatures.