Rivers Arabela, Napo and Curaray are in proper conditions for development of aquatic life, as for consumption, study says.
March 17, 2022
Although living 186 miles away from the area along the Tapajós River where illegal mining is concentrated, Santarém's inhabitants are at high risk of mercury poisoning.
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.
April 17, 2014
In the Caquetá River, a tributary of the Amazon, are already sixty five dredges to extract gold from its funds. Their way of working, with no respect for nature, is changing the ancient customs of the riparian peoples.