[:pt]O monitoramento independente de uma população de grandes bagres no rio Madeira, importante afluente do Amazonas, confirma que duas usinas hidrelétricas praticamente impediram a migração da espécie que faz a mais longa migração de água doce conhecida no mundo
Nicinha: a body awaiting the DNA test, a voice that not shut up
More than 20 days ago the family recognized a body at the Medical Legal Institute as the Nicinha, and is awaiting liberation to the burial.
New dams on Madeira River floods cause deforestation
The Monitoring Andean Amazon Project presents a new map describing the loss of forest. More than 36,100 hectares of forest have been lost because of flooding by dams, especially the Jirau dam.
Documentary shows influence of dams in flood in Porto Velho
The objective of the documentary is to question the relationship between the flood of Madera River in 2014 and the hydroelectric plants of Santo Antonio and Jirau.
Página Siete: The Amazon is very exploited and poorly studied
Brazilian expert believes in a hypothesis of a direct relationship between the flooding in the Bolivian Amazon with the operation of the dams of Jirau and San Antonio.
Dams on the Madeira River – Impacts: Considerations from an expert
The dams of Santo Antônio and Jirau, under construction on the Madeira River, will have significant impacts, including flooding in Bolivia, due to the formation of a higher backwater upstream of the reservoir Jirau.
Dar Perú: Big hydroelectrics and the great flood of the Madeira River
Documentary with testimonies of people affected by hydroelectrics Santo Antonio and Jirau and Madeira river floods, amplified by dams.
Jirau dam registers fish mortality during turbine testing
Thousands of fish died during turbine tests conducted last week in the Jirau dam on the Madeira River.
Erbol: Bolivian university calls for international arbitration over Brazilian dams
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.
Los Tiempos: Lula vetoed a technical report against dams
The license for hydroelectrics Jirau and San Antonio was denied in 2007 by a technical board of IBAMA, considering them unsustainable. Then there were layoffs at the top of IBAMA and the Ministry of Environment.