Mongabay series: Amazon Infrastructure

Cajamarca: Let them Eat Gold

Mega-dam projects on the main stem of the Marañón River would drown Peru's Breadbasket "No Chadín" read the graffiti painted crudely on the trunk of a lone tree standing astride…

Giant Amazonian catfish threatened by dams

The recently completed Santo Antonio hydroelectric dam on the Madeira River attempts to control record floodwater in February, 2014. Photo: Greenpeace. Every year, giant catfish migrate from low-lying estuaries near…