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Purus-Madeira: journey to the Amazon's newest deforestation frontier


Mongabay.com - Oct 1, 2018
In August, Mongabay contributor Gustavo Faleiros and filmmaker Marcio Isensee e Sá visited the unique biodiverse Amazon forests located on the divide between the Purus and Madeira river basins, where a decades-delayed plan to improve the BR-319 ...
 

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Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting - Oct 4, 2018
Fishermen say there are two reasons for this: the paiche, and the large hydroelectric projects that began creeping up the Madeira River. During this time, Brazilian fish farms started to flood the market with inexpensive pacú and surubí. Guayaramerín's ...
 

Dam building binge in Amazon will shred ecosystems, scientists warn


Science Magazine - Jan 31, 2018
But the dorado, which can grow to more than 2 meters in length, is disappearing from those waters, and scientists blame two hydropower dams that Brazil erected a decade ago on the Madeira River. "The dams are blocking the fish," says Michael Goulding, ...
 

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


 

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