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The Alert Flooding in Manaus, published by Geological Service Brazil, stipulates that the peak of the flooding of the Rio Negro will happen in the first fortnight of June.
The flooding of the Negro River this year is being influenced by the waters of the Madeira River and can be among the five biggest floods in 112 years.
An area of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve in the Amazon region of Peru, was declared an environmental emergency for 90 days due to water and soil pollution by oil spills.
The Madeira River, a tributary of the Amazon River which drains parts of Bolivia, Peru and Brazil, has one of the highest sediment loads of the world.
Brazil has, by hydropower in the current conditions, one of the cheapest sources and the Brazilian people pays the most expensive rates in the world.
Thousands of fish died during turbine tests conducted last week in the Jirau dam on the Madeira River.
The history of dams in the Amazon is full of examples of problems that have impeded the process of licensing fulfill its purpose, regardless of whether the problems constitute a violation of law.
With the intensification of social and economic damage caused by the flooding of the Madeira River in Rondônia, the governor declared public emergency in the State.
Are two large basins influencing the Madeira River flood: the basin of Beni river, in Bolivia, and its tributary Madre de Dios river, in Peru. They are also the Mamore river, in Bolivia, and Guapore river in Mato Grosso.