A study published makes the case for Amazon’s source to be the Mantaro River in southwestern Peru.
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.
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.
March 26, 2021
Jeane Moura da Silva, 34, is a member of the third generation of residents of Educandos Creek, in the south end of Manaus, the largest city in the Amazon region. She lives with her three daughters, husband and grandson in the same place where her grandmother was born and raised and where everyone in the […]