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Climate Extremes Slammed Latin America and the Caribbean Last Year. A New UN Report Details ...

Scheerpost 13 May 2024
Saulo described other severe regional impacts during the last year, including widespread drought that reduced some flows in Amazon rivers to record low levels and also disrupted shipping through the Panama Canal, she said ... But here, we didn’t know.

Brazil, France launch $1.1 bln program to protect Amazon rainforest

Bahrain News Agency 27 Mar 2024
Raoni asked Lula not to approve building the 1,000-km (620-mile) railroad known as Ferrograo that would lower agribusiness costs for shipping grains from Mato Grosso farm state to Amazon river ports and out to international markets.

A giant ship. A power blackout. A scramble to stop traffic: How Baltimore bridge collapsed

Usatoday 27 Mar 2024
On its way down the river, the ship would slip beneath the Francis Scott Key Bridge ... Baltimore residents came to the Patapsco River to see the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge, an iconic landmark destroyed after being hit by a ship.

Myrtle Beach's poet laureate plans to bury 'Dirty Myrtle' term and advocate for his hometown

My Horry News 27 Feb 2024
"I never called myself a poet." ... “SHAG ... And his stories about homeless high school students in Myrtle Beach, and primitive villages along the Amazon River led to the creation of a charity in the area, and funding for a river-going hospital ship there.

Omnispace Expands Spectrum Portfolio with Authorization to Operate Mobile Satellite System in Brazil

Victoria Advocate 19 Feb 2024
The pilot projects included showcasing MSS on a ship that journeyed more than 44,000 kilometers on the Amazon and Madeira Rivers to provide connectivity throughout those remote areas that do not have ...

Where to Go in 2024: 24 Destinations on Our Travel Bucket List

The Capital Journal 28 Dec 2023
Amazon River ... Unlike most cruise ships that are floating theme parks, Delfin operates three small vessels on the Amazon River in northeastern Peru, providing a luxury experience for a few dozen guests at a time ... Nahanni River Adventures.

I travelled through the Amazon jungle on a cargo ship for three days to the world

The Daily Mail 23 Dec 2023
Speaking to MailOnline Travel, Mykolas recalled 'sitting on the nose of the ship' sharing some wine with two fellow travellers, their feet 'dangling down almost touching the water as the boat glided through the sunset-lit Amazon river'.

Real World Economics: Grains of truth about U.S. ag trade

Pioneer Press 12 Nov 2023
And it has an enormous facility at Santarem, on Brazil’s Amazon River, a day and a half from the Atlantic, but capable of loading enormous bulk-carrier ships with beans grown 1,000 miles south.

El Niño wreaks havoc on global shipping patterns

Splash24/7 07 Nov 2023
Elsewhere, El Niño, combined with climate change, has curtailed navigation along some of the world’s most important shipping rivers with the likes of the Amazon, the Mississippi and the Rhine in recent months reporting very low levels of water.

When rivers and their cargo traffic run dry

Business Line 29 Oct 2023
Danish shipping major Maersk said that the depleted levels of the Amazon river at its critical passage points ...

Historic Amazon drought halts some grain barge navigation

The Daily Herald 20 Oct 2023
... been halted due to a drought that has sent Amazon river tributaries to the lowest level in over a century, according to a note sent to clients on Thursday by shipping services provider Serveporto.

Drought turns Amazonian capital into climate dystopia

The Observer 18 Oct 2023
Tourists take pleasure boats to the nearby meeting of the Negro and Amazon (known locally as the Solimões) rivers, where dolphins can often be seen enjoying what are usually the most abundant freshwater resources in the world.

Amazon drought disrupts river navigation

Seatrade Maritime News 17 Oct 2023
Climate change is affecting navigation on the Amazon River where a severe drought is disrupting barge traffic on the Tapajos River in the Amazon rainforest as shipping agencies told clients to expect delays this week.

Historic low flow of Amazon’s main tributary

La Prensa Latina 17 Oct 2023
The river, which stretches ... The decrease in the flow of the rivers that make up the Amazon basin has complicated the navigation of the cargo ships on which the region depends to import and export goods.