Amazonian freshwater habitats experiencing environmental and socioeconomic threats affecting subsistence fisheries

  title={Amazonian freshwater habitats experiencing environmental and socioeconomic threats affecting subsistence fisheries},
  author={Cleber Jos{\'e} Rodrigues Alho and Roberto Esser dos Reis and Pedro De Podest{\`a} Uch{\^o}a de Aquino},
Matching the trend seen among the major large rivers of the globe, the Amazon River and its tributaries are facing aquatic ecosystem disruption that is affecting freshwater habitats and their associated biodiversity, including trends for decline in fishery resources. The Amazon’s aquatic ecosystems, linked natural resources, and human communities that depend on them are increasingly at risk from a number of identified threats, including expansion of agriculture; cattle pastures; infrastructure… CONTINUE READING
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