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Belo Monte Hydroelectric Power Plant, Xingu River, Brazil
Power Technology

Belo Monte Hydroelectric Power Plant, Xingu River, Brazil

The Belo Monte hydroelectric power plant is being built on the Xingu River in the Pará state of Brazil. The project broke ground in March 2011 with the start of construction of the access roads. Upon its completion, it will be the fourth largest ... Power Technology, 1 month ago

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Xingu Indians win autonomy to place organic products on the Brazilian table. Small farmers are allowed to organise themselves to self-certify their products and deliver different, organic and high-quality products to consumers in Brazil, today and tomorro

The Indians are experts in producing biological foods without pesticides. We have a thing or two to learn... The Participatory Guarantee system now adopted by the Association of the Xingu Indigenous Land (Atix) which allows groups of small ...
 Pravda4 weeks ago
Business & Human Rights

Brazil: Indigenous leader claims authorities are ignoring "invisible" livelihood impacts of Belo Monte dam

Author: Rodrigo Magalhaes de Oliveira, Amphibious/DeJusticia, Published on: 5 October 2015 The Xingu Indigenous People and the Belo Monte Hydroelectric Dam, Brazil, 4 August 2015 Belo Monte is not just a dam; it's much more ...
 Business & Human Rights3 days ago
Environmental Defense

Brazil's climate pledge is significant, but falls short on curbing deforestation

This post wasco-authored byPaulo Moutinho of the Amazon Environmental Research Institute (IPAM) and Steve Schwartzman of EDF. Brazil did the UN climate change negotiations and hopefully, the planet some good Sunday when President Dilma Rousseff ...
 Environmental Defense1 week ago

Greenpeace report slams Brazil plan for Tapajos dam in Amazon

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Greenpeace called on Brazilian authorities on Tuesday to reject an environmental assessment for a hydroelectric dam on the Tapajos River in the Amazon because it was a "marketing tool" that ...
 AlertNet1 week ago Hydroelectric Power Invades Brazilian Indigenous Land  Americas Program1 month ago
Americas Program

Dam to Flood Sacred Land of Amazonian Munduruku

The Munduruku are one of the largest ethnic groups in Brazil with a population of over thirteen thousand. For the last three centuries they have lived in the heart of the Amazon along 850 kilometers the Tapajós river in the eastern region of the ...
 Americas Program2 weeks ago

Researchers Awarded NSF Grant to Develop Tree-Ring Chronologies to Monitor Climate Change

University of Arkansas researchers have received a grant to develop the first multicentury tree-ring chronologies in the Amazon River basin to help build a historical record of climate change in one of the most ecologically diverse areas on Earth. ...
 AZoCleantech4 weeks ago
American Banking News - Stock Ratings

Scotiabank Cuts Belo Sun Mining Corp Price Target to C$0.40 (BSX)

Filed Under: Analysts Price Targets • Market News Analysts at Scotiabank decreased their target price on shares of Belo Sun Mining Corp (CVE:BSX) from C$0.55 to C$0.40 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, ...
 American Banking News - Stock Ratings1 month ago Belo Sun Mining Corp Price Target Cut to C$0.60 by Analysts at Canaccord Genuity (BSX)  American Banking News - Forex1 month ago Belo Sun Mining Corp Given New C$0.40 Price Target at Scotiabank (BSX)  SleekMoney1 month ago
Upside Down World

Brazilian Government Evicts Communities that Best Preserve the Rainforest

Original Source in Portuguese: Repórter Brasil Image: Luzia Cardoso de Lima lives with her four children on the banks of the Iriri River. (Photo: Daniela Alarcon) In this interview, Maurício Torres denounces violent actions carried out ...
 Upside Down World1 month ago

These gripping photos show what life is like for 21 indigenous communities around the world

REUTERS/Thomas Peter Sochi, Russia — home to the 2014 Winter Olympics — is an enclave for many Circassians. According to Cultural Survival , an organization that fights for the rights of indigenous communities worldwide, there are ...
 BusinessInsider.sg1 month ago
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