Researchers with the University of East Anglia say the full extent of impacts to biodiversity of large hydroelectric dams in lowland tropical forest regions have been “severely overlooked”.
A new study found many areas where agriculture and livelihoods could be improved significantly with the addition of roads, while exacting a relatively small toll on the environment.
The rector of the University of Beni suggested international arbitration to define the level of impact of Brazilians dams Jirau and San Antonio in flooding in Bolivian Amazon.
Among the areas affected by the floods in the country there are zones that are cut by rivers in the middle of the Amazon. Due to the floods, 44 dead.