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- Fearnside, Philip M.
- Ambio 2015 v.44 no.5 pp. 426-439
- basins, etc ; barges; dams (hydrology); laws and regulations; rivers; soybeans; waterways; Amazon River; Brazil; Show all 9 Subjects
- ... Brazil plans to build 43 “large” dams (>30 MW) in the Tapajós Basin, ten of which are priorities for completion by 2022. Impacts include flooding indigenous lands and conservation units. The Tapajós River and two tributaries (the Juruena and Teles Pires Rivers) are also the focus of plans for waterways to transport soybeans from Mato Grosso to ports on the Amazon River. Dams would allow barges to ...
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