In 2006, the dolphin who lived in the Yangtze River in China, was presumed extinct. In Brazil, a close cousin could reach the same end.
March 10, 2016
Where rainforest stood, Amazon basin boom towns spring up to house workers building dams, roads, transmission lines and other infrastructure — cities like Altamira lack basic sanitation and have high crime rates.
March 9, 2016
Porto Velho is at risk by the existence of the Jirau and Santo Antônio dams, Madeira upriver. If the first breaks down, the wall of water that would cascade down the river would immediately break the Santo Antonio dam as well.
June 11, 2014
Use of dolphin baits for fishing is reported several years ago, but only now has become actions against the killing.