Is That Dolphin Supposed to Be Pink?: Energy Independence and Its Impact on the Biodiversity of the Brazilian Amazon. Daniel Billings [email protected] Where are we going?. What is biodiversity and why is it important? The Amazonian Rainforest and Brazil
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Though the numbers were large, no indigenous civilization had sizable villages in Amazonia.
Today, Manaus has 2 million people, a population that tripled in size in the last twenty-five years.
Approximately the size of Houston, the fourth largest city in the United States.
But… there was a lack of planning and lower investments in energy… And a drought which effected the hydropower which supplied Brazil with 87% of its electric energy.
And here is why we return to Manaus…