More than six years since the Government already knew that Brazilian dams built on the Madeira River basin would cause major flooding in the country.
Amazônia Blog: "Dams could result in catastrophy" says researcher
March 13, 2014
Federal University of Rondônia researcher warns that hydroelectric plants of Santo Antônio and Jirau on the Madeira River could produce catastrophic results in Rondônia and Bolivia.
Portal do Meio Ambiente: Hydroelectric dams underestimated hydrography and climate change
March 26, 2014
Reports and documents produced by Brazilian and Bolivian experts, warned of the impacts that both hydroelectric power would produce.
Deforestation in the Amazon reduced rains and increased electricity bills for Brazilians
February 3, 2022
Research shows that forest clearing reduced water flow and power generation in hydroelectric plants in the Center-West and Southeast of the country. Despite the environmental and electricity bill impacts, the government wants new power plants and dams on the Tapajós River.