Amazon Footprints

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The confluence of the grey waters of the Amazon river and the black of the Rio Negro, seen from the air. Many small towns and villages along the Amazon and Rio Negro rivers were cut off from river transport and faced food and drinking water shortages. Scientists have pinpointed climate change as a factor as the Amazon basin suffered its worst drought in 60 years with record-low rainfall recorded..
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