Tocantins River

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a river in eastern Brazil that flows generally north to the Para River

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The dam's hydroelectric Serra da Mesa was closed in 1996 in the upper Tocantins River and became the largest reservoir in the country by volume of water and the fifth in the flooded area (Albrecht et al.
kelberi Hybrids piquiti monoculus temensis Paranapanema 7 river - Capivara Hydroelectric Plant Reservoir - Alvorada do Sul, Paraná State Solimões river - 6 Manaus, Amazonas State Tocantins river - 7 7 Porto Nacional (Lajeado Reservoir), Ipueiras and Pedro Afonso, Tocantins State Tietê river - 7 Mário Lopes Leão Hydroelectric Plant Reservoir - Promissão, São Paulo State Paraná river - 16 11 upper Paraná river floodplain - Porto Rico and Itaipu Reservoir, Paraná State São Lucas do Rio 4 Verde fishing pond - Mato Grosso State Table 2.
MAB representatives included people from communities threatened by planned dams in the central Amazon who had travelled for up to a week by boat and bus to reach Curitiba; farmers displaced by Itaparica Dam who have just filed a claim with the World Bank's inspection panel, arguing that Bank financing of the dam violated its rules on resettlement and environmental protection; people living downstream of the huge Tucurul Dam in the eastern Amazon, who have suffered filthy water, an explosion in mosquitoes and increased disease since the Tocantins River was impounded; and representatives of the rural communities in the Uruguay River basin which have been successfully fighting a proposed complex of 22 dams for 20 years.
Using some of this information, Rio Capim Caulim was formed in mid-1992 to carry out exploration of areas located in Para State, east of the Tocantins River.
Suzuki, unpublished), period that coincides with that of Tocantins River (Medeiros et al.
In 1984, the Brazilian government completed construction of the Tucurui Dam on the Tocantins River in the Amazon basin.
Last December 29, in what may have been Brazil's worst massacre of the twentieth century, military police opened fire on about 3,000 unarmed demonstrators who were occupying a bridge over the Tocantins River at Maraba, in the northern state of Par&.
The Tocantins River forms, with the River Araguaia, a large delta in the main channel of the Amazon River nearly 200 km from the Atlantic Ocean.
Introduced populations of Cichla piquiti presented in the upper Parana river floodplain, Itaipu and Promissao reservoir, share exclusive monomorphic nuclear markers with the population of Tocantins river.
It is a large area in the western and extreme northwestern part of the state at the confluence of the Araguaia and Tocantins rivers.