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8 Photos Take You Inside the Movement to Save the Amazon
Greenpeace USA

8 Photos Take You Inside the Movement to Save the Amazon

The daily rhythm of life in the Munduruku village of Sawré Muybu — on the Tapajós River in the Brazilian Amazon — can lull me into a false sense of calm. Children play, chasing each other around wooden homes and under lines of drying ... Greenpeace USA, 2 months ago

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Victory on Brazil's Tapajós River and the Battle that Lies Ahead

Last week, in a stunning turn of events, Brazil's environmental agency IBAMA definitively shelved plans to carve the São Luiz do Tapajós mega-dam into the heart of the Amazon. Deeming the project a socio-environmental liability for its devastating ...
 Intercontinental Cry2 weeks ago Brazilian Government Cancels Mega-dam on the Amazon's Tapajós River  Amazon Watch2 weeks ago Brazil cancels mega dam on the Amazon's Tapajós river  OneClimate.net3 weeks ago Cоmpelling, A laugh, and Fascinating Infо Abоut Brazil  NewspaperPost2 weeks ago

The Fight to Protect Indigenous Lands in Brazil's Amazon: The Tapajós River Hydroelectric Dam Project

On top of a hill overlooking the Tapajós, the fourth-largest tributary of the Amazon in Brazil, lies a village of around 130 Indigenous families, who live between the river and their small fruit and manioc farms. Walking tracks lead deep into the ...
 Global Research3 weeks ago Brazil's indigenous peoples fight Amazon dams threat  Ecologist4 weeks ago

Protesting at Siemens in defense of the Amazon's Tapajós River

(Before It's News) Greenpeace activists are asking the company not to get involved in the construction of a enormous hydroelectric dam in the heart of the Amazon. Last week, Greenpeace activists gathered at Siemens headquarters in Germany ...
 Before It's News2 months ago
AIDA Americas

Brazil & The Olympics: Signs of Danger, Signs of Hope

By Rodrigo da Costa Sales, AIDA attorney As the Brazilian flag was raised at the Rio Olympics to the soft sounds of acoustic guitar, the familiar words of my country's national anthem struck me: Giant by thine own nature, Thou art beautiful, ...
 AIDA Americas2 weeks ago

Promised US$1 billion in Belo Monte dam compensation largely unpaid?

In a 2011 binding agreement with Brazil's federal government, the Norte Energia Consortium agreed to pay US$1 billion to Altamira residents, including 9 indigenous groups, in compensation for the Belo Monte dam. Little has been paid to date, says ...
 Mongabay.com2 weeks ago

Marlui Miranda Fala de Bicho, Fala de Gente

Brazilian singer/guitarist and leading authority on the music of Indigenous people of the Amazon with beautiful arrangements of lullabies of the Juruna People, with John Surman on woodwinds. The Juruna are canoe people who live along the Xingu ...
 ABC Online2 weeks ago

Major Amazon Dam Opposed by Tribes Fails To Get Environmental License

Plans to build a giant hydroelectric dam in the heart of the Amazon rainforest have been halted by Brazil's environmental protection agency because of mounting concerns about the fate of indigenous communities and wildlife living in the area. The ...
 Amazon Watch3 weeks ago Amazon dam opposed by tribes fails to get environmental license  Japan Times3 weeks ago Environmental licence for São Luiz do Tapajós hydroelectric dam denied  Mongabay.com3 weeks ago

License Denied To Brazil's Biggest Amazon Dam

members of the Munduruku indigenous tribe holds a young child wearing traditional face paint during a 'Caravan of Resistance'' protest by indigenous groups and supporters who oppose plans to construct a hydroelectric dam on the Tapajos River in the ...
 NatureWorldNews.com3 weeks ago
McGill University

DJI and McGill Go Live with Fish + Forest Project

DJI is proud to present, together with Canada's and Brazil's Federal University of Pará - Altamira Campus, the Fish + Forest Project. Tune in to watch a special livestream from the Amazonian Xingu River in northern Brazil, a home to up to 600 ...
 McGill University3 weeks ago
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