The Belo Monte dam, one of the most controversial ever constructed in Brazil, is located on the Xingu River near Altamira. A Brazilian court suspended the operating license for the Belo Monte hydroelectric dam, one of the world's largest, just ... Pulse.ng, 4 weeks ago
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Gliding through the waters of the Xingu River in Pará, between white sand beaches and four-story trees, the contrast is intense when the boat approaches an island shrouded in smoke. The ground, covered by a thin layer of white powder, is still hot.Amazon Watch, 1 week ago
Plans to build huge dams in the Amazon, Mekong and Congo could devastate freshwater biodiversity in these tropical river basins One third of the world's freshwater fish are at risk if dozens of large hydroelectric dams are built in the Amazon, ...The Hindu, 1 month ago The Hydro Dam Boom Could Devastate Tropical Wildlife TakePart, 1 month ago
Altered storm patterns and longer dry spells are resulting in lower river levels and prolonged fires in the Amazon region. This spells chaos for locals - with implications for ecosystems and further climate change. Rivers in the Amazon region are ...Deutsche Welle, 2 months ago
As many as 450 new hydroelectric dams are already planned or in construction on the Amazon, Congo, and Mekong rivers. Without more careful assessment and holistic planning at the river basin level, the authors of the Science article say, species ...Mongabay.com, 1 month ago Paying for hydro energy with tropical biodiversity and fisheries EurekAlert!, 1 month ago
Philip Fearnside holds forth.Rios Vivos BrasilYou could be forgiven for thinking Philip Fearnside's a bit of a curmudgeon.Within minutes of starting our conversation, he's admonished me about my subpar Portuguese skills If you care about Brazilian ...MyInforms, 1 week ago "Stay Focused on the Action" International Rivers Network, 1 week ago
(Press Release) ASHLAND, MA— In celebration of its 25 th anniversary, Cervejas Premium do Brasil has announced the release of Xingu Gold. This session beer at 4.7% abv is a lager brewed with a combination of Cascade, Summit and New Zealand ...All About Beer, 2 weeks ago
A group of 40 international scientists led by a Texas A&M University System professor says three of the earth's mightiest rivers are being ravaged in the name of progress. The findings of Dr. Kirk Winemiller, Texas A&M AgriLife Research fisheries ...Environmental Research Web, 3 weeks ago
A third of the world's freshwater fish are at risk due to dams on three large rivers, researchers warn, calling for more rigorous construction planning to prevent biodiversity and socioeconomic losses. The world's most biodiverse river basins — ...SciDev.net, 3 weeks ago Africa: Large Dams Threaten Third of Freshwater Fish AllAfrica.com, 3 weeks ago Hydropower Dams Threaten One-Third of the World's Freshwater Fish Amazon Watch, 1 month ago Hydro dam boom threatens freshwater fish Iran Daily, 1 month ago
The Teles Pires Hydroelectric plant is a 1,820MW project being built on the River Teles Pires, a tributary of the River Tapajós, on the border of the States of Pará and Mato Grosso in the municipalities of Jacareacanga and Paranaíta in Brazil. ...Power Technology, 2 months ago
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