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How a Dam Building Boom Is Transforming the Brazilian Amazon


Yale Environment 360 - Sep 26, 2017
Should Brazil's unfettered dam construction continue at the current pace, the country will essentially take all of the major free-flowing Amazon tributaries east of the Madeira River — in effect, half of the Amazon basin — and turn them into ...
 

Fragmentation of Andes-to-Amazon connectivity by hydropower dams


Science Advances - Jan 31, 2018
Our data indicate that Andean dams typically operate as storage dams or water diversion projects, different from lowland Amazonian dams like Santo Antônio and Jirau on the Madeira River, which are run-of-river projects. Consequently, Andean dams are ...
 

Study: Brazilian mega-dams caused far more flooding than EIA predicted


Mongabay.com - Jul 5, 2017
The Madeira River, one of the Amazon's major tributaries, is the focus of intense hydroelectric dam development, part of a massive wave of infrastructure construction occurring across the Amazon basin. As currently planned, the Madeira Hydroelectric ...
 

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ILL-FATED EXPEDITION Madeira River in Brazil 1907 1st Edition Maps South America


 

Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition to the Headwaters of the Madeira River


 

Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition to the Headwaters of the Madeira River


 

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