The first quarter of 2014 many Amazonian rivers in Bolivia showed extreme water levels and floods caused a national disaster. Now almost a year of this “natural” disaster, water levels are rising again.
February 24, 2015
It is expected that in the next 72 hours down the flow of the river Acre, that on Monday reached 14 meters, beating the flood recorded in 2012.
February 23, 2015
The governor of Pando said municipalities Bolpebra, Porvenir and Cobija are on red alert by the overflowing of the Acre River. There are 5 neighborhoods flooded in Cobija city.
March 20, 2015
Atmospheric carbon dioxide records indicate that the land surface has acted as a strong global carbon sink over recent decades, with a substantial fraction of this sink probably located in the tropics, particularly in the Amazon.