While Amazon forest loss has increased annually for 25 years at oldest Amazon mega-dam, EII’s Dr. Claudia Stickler cautions that there may be other factors at play


New research shows that deforestation has increased around an Amazon mega-dam over the past quarter century. EII’s staff Scientist Claudia Stickler cautions that there may be other factors besides the dam at play, such as population increase and new regional development policies. She also challenges readers to think about the reverse impacts – how deforestation affects rainfall and power generation by dams in a new article on Mongabay

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