More than 5,300 people left their homes and were taken to public shelters. One person died due to leptospirosis and another is missing.
Murky Waters: Amazon Destruction Linked to the Largest Belt of Algae on the Planet
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.
Rains in Acre: Closed main road on state and flooded homes
February 28, 2014
Circulation of vehicles was again interrupted in BR 364 road, which connects the state to Rondônia. Over a thousand people are homeless in the state.
With flooding, families are forced to leave home in Acre, Brazil
February 23, 2015
In Assis Brasil, border with Peru, the Acre River overflowed. Within 24 hours, the rain volume exceeded the expected for the entire month of February.