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Tapajós River Dam Denied License

Brazilian environmental agency rejects Tapajós River mega-dam, citing likely major impacts on Amazon’s indigenous people and the environment.

11 Aug 1:34 PM 1 Read More...

AMAZONAS “South American Killifishes” Issue Inside Look

The May/June 2016 Issue of AMAZONAS Magazine is printed and now delivering to print magazine subscribers and local aquarium shops. Here is a sample of articles and opening pages for readers wondering what the issue will deliver.

12 Apr 11:00 PM 0 Read More...

Brazil Sanctions Fish Extinctions in the Rio Xingu Region

For two exceedingly rare killifish species from the Brazilian Rio Xingu, it is probably already too late.

26 Feb 12:01 PM 3 Read More...

PREVIEW: AMAZONAS May/June 2016

AMAZONAS Magazine
Volume 5, Number 3
ON SALE:  APRIL 5, 2016
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South American Killifishes

The next edition of AMAZONAS takes an unforgettable look at the diversity and stunning beauty of South American Killies in their natural wild habitats and in the home aquarium, with articles by Manolis Johannis, Christian Kopp, Steve Waldron, Stefano Valdesalici, and Hans-Georg Evers…

24 Feb 2:40 PM 0 Read More...

AMAZONAS November/December 2014 Issue Preview

It is no secret that rainbowfishes and their native waters in the wilds of Papua New Guinea are very close to the heart of AMAZONAS Editor Hans-Georg Evers, and in this must-have issue he pulls out all the stops with features including:

25 Aug 4:33 PM 1 Read More...

Fluval Sponsors Photographic Expedition to Document Renowned Xingu River: Updated

Top scientists in ichthyology and other scientific fields participated in a two-week expedition to research and analyze the Rio Xingu.

13 May 5:14 PM 0 Read More...

Chaos in Black & White

Many pleco forms are near extinction in their natural habitat; we have the unique opportunity to conserve them in the aquarium, at least on a small scale.

05 Apr 3:01 PM 0 Read More...

PlanetXingu Success: You did it!

I am delighted that the global catfish community pulled together to support the research into the fishes of Brazil’s Rio Xingu.

09 Mar 2:44 PM 0 Read More...

Perfect Storm Looms for Brazil’s Diversity of Fishes

Biologists fear a new wave of invasive fish species will be headed for Brazilian waters if legislation in that country’s Congress is passed.

18 Apr 1:02 PM 0 Read More...

Damming the Río Xingu: field update

With the specter of an ecosystem-killing hydroelectric dam project moving ahead in Brazil, the eyes of many concerned observers, especially those interested in the fate of native fish species, are on the Lower Xingu River.

03 Dec 5:41 PM 6 Read More...