The Paraná River, which winds through Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina, has dropped to its lowest levels in 77 years as a severe drought that began in late 2019 continues to punish the region. Experts say the climate crisis and deforestation may be intensifying the phenomenon.
Costa, William. 2021. “Paraguay on the brink as historic drought depletes river, its life-giving artery”
Guardian. September 27, 2021.