A big barrier reef was discovered in the mouth of the Amazon river
The reef occupies an area of 9300 square kilometers and is between 30 and 120 meters deep.
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Deforestation in the Amazon: past, present and future
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According to a new study from RAISG, in just five years, the Amazon could lose almost half of what it lost in the past two decades.
New study suggests that mercury contamination is widespread among residents of the Amazon
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Although living 186 miles away from the area along the Tapajós River where illegal mining is concentrated, Santarém's inhabitants are at high risk of mercury poisoning.
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