Results of monitoring confirm contamination in drinking water sources.
Health officials in Peru: oil spill cleanup workers face ‘poisoning and burns’
June 28, 2016
Workers trying to clean up the oil spill of June 25 in Loreto lacked the equipment to clean up safely. The oil spill threatens the vulnerable community of Barranca which lacks safe drinking water and electricity.
New study suggests that mercury contamination is widespread among residents of the Amazon
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.
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.