The construction of dams in the Brazilian Amazon affected significantly the fauna of the rivers by the disappearance of fish species.
June 24, 2016
More than 400 dams are planned on being built, are being built or have been built in the Amazon Basin. These dams disrupt the impressive migration of Amazonian catfish, a commercially valuable fish and apex predator in the environment.
June 30, 2014
Brazilian expert believes in a hypothesis of a direct relationship between the flooding in the Bolivian Amazon with the operation of the dams of Jirau and San Antonio.
June 9, 2014
The Madeira River has one of the largest sediment loads of rivers in the world, contributing about half of the total transported to the Atlantic via the Amazon River.