The equipment was installed by a group of institutions led by the Monitoring Network Extreme Events of the Amazon to monitor the height of the waves and correlate the data with the storms.
May 13, 2015
Families have no access to treated water at home because their taps are not connected to the grid of the concessionaire of the service, privatized 15 years ago.
June 11, 2014
Giant spiders, poisonous snakes and mosquitoes that transmit malaria are found in the Amazon. The region also has one of the largest varieties of insects in the world.
June 5, 2014
The flooding of the Negro River this year is being influenced by the waters of the Madeira River and can be among the five biggest floods in 112 years.