A study published makes the case for Amazon’s source to be the Mantaro River in southwestern Peru.
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.
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.