A study published makes the case for Amazon’s source to be the Mantaro River in southwestern Peru.
Chemical products and deforestation modify Amazon River water
October 20, 2021
A study reveals that activities such as mining, deforestation and agriculture have altered the ecosystems and biodiversity of the waters of 149 major rivers throughout the world, putting entire populations at risk.
La República: The headwaters of the Amazon are in the Mantaro river
March 10, 2014
James “Rocky” Contos by kayak navigated from the headwaters of the Mantaro River to the mouth of the Amazon River, creating a new hypothesis about the origins of this river.
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.