Event about fish mortality at hydropower plants

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Luiz led the publication of a report that presented astonishing numbers about fish mortality events at hydropower plants in the Neotropical region. Hydropower operation has killed 128 tons of fish in the last ten years in Brazil, owing hundreds of millions of dollars in fines to the companies. The results were presented at the event “Fish Mortality at Hydropower Plants: identifying problems and co-creating solutions” on the 14th September 2020. The event had over 800 people registered from across the globe and aimed at initiating a discussion with multiple stakeholders to provide for well-informed decision-making processes and management actions. The report is available here and the recording of the event is accessible in this link.