Battlelines Drawn as Brazil Pushes for Mega Dam on the Rio Tapajós
After the loss of an epic battle over the Belo Monte project on the Xingu River (the huge dam started operations in early 2016), the Tapajos is expected to become the primary focal point of forces opposed to damming the wild rivers of Amazonia.
Río Xingu is ground zero for what has been called the worst environmental disaster in a generation—the highly controversial, widely reviled Belo Monte Dam. This infrastructure project, which has been in development since 1975, has been reported even in mainstream international news outlets, mainly due to the fact that its impacts will include catastrophic environmental and social costs for the entire Xingu River basin.
VIDEO: Leandro Sousa on Zebra Pleco Conservation
The iconic Zebra Pleco, Hypancistrus zebra, is front and center in aquarium news as nations meet in Panama for the 19th Conference of Parties as part of CITES. We turn to Dr. Leandro Sousa’s August 2022 video presenting insights into the plight of the Zebra Plecostomus in its native habitat.
Take the Zebra Pleco Keeper’s Survey
Researchers are interested in the opinions of the worldwide community of keepers and breeders the Zebra Pleco, Hypancistrus zebra (also known as “L 46”), for a scientific study.
AMAZONAS Magazine “CONGO TETRAS!” Inside Look
A preview of highlights in AMAZONAS Magazine’s July/August 2018 Issue. Paid AMAZONAS Subscribers can log in with their email address and read the Digital Edition immediately.
New Tiger Pleco—Panaqolus tankei—Described
The beautiful plecostomus from Brazil’s Rio Xingu known as L398 is formally described.
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