Study reveals the loss of mammals, birds and chelonians in most of islands formed by the creation of Lake Balbina in the Brazilian state of Amazon.
Inundação em Balbina criou quase 3,5 mil ilhas, isolando e ameaçando de extinção populações de grandes vertebrados. Foto: Eduardo M. Venticinque.
6 July 2015 at 16:39 (Updated on 14 September 2020 at 11:55)
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.
January 4, 2016
The extreme long term wildlife harm caused by the Babina dam, built in 1986, offers a cautionary ecological tale for 43 proposed Tapajós River Basin dams.
December 6, 2013
Built in the late ’80s, hydroelectric created huge lake, more efficient in the greenhouse effect emissions than for energy generation.