Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Amazon-Drought-27MZIFI4KU1R.htmlConceptually similarAmazon DroughtGP027SICompleted★★★★Amazon DroughtGP027SHCompleted★★★★★★Amazon DroughtGP027SECompleted★★★★Amazon DroughtGP027SGCompleted★★★★Amazon DroughtGP027SJCompleted★★★★Amazon DroughtGP027SKCompleted★★★★Amazon DroughtGP027SMCompleted★★★★Amazon DroughtGP027SLCompleted★★★★Amazon DroughtGP0OE1Completed★★★★★★View AllGP027SFAmazon DroughtA group of birds in the water 240 km southwest of Manaus. Over the last months, the main rivers that compose the Amazon basin, and the western Solimões river in particular, have been going through a strong drought. Figures from the Brazilian Geological Institute show that the levels of the rivers have been following the curve of the worst ebbs.Locations:Amazon-Brazil-Solimoes river-South AmericaDate:27 Sep, 2010Credit:© Rodrigo Baléia / GreenpeaceLatitude:4°12'36.45"SMaximum size:5616px X 3744pxLongitude61°52'24.16"WKeywords:Aerial view-Birds-Climate (campaign title)-Climate change-Climate change impacts-Day-Drought-Dry-Forests (campaign title)-KWCI (GPI)-Outdoors-Rivers-Tropical rainforestsShoot:Drought in the AmazonOver the last months, the main rivers that compose the Amazon basin, and the western Solimões River in particular, have been going through a strong drought. Documentation includes Anavilhanas National Park (76 km from Manaus), the largest river archipelago in the world, with over 400 islands. According to scientists, droughts are likely to occur more frequently and become more intense in the future due to climate change.