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Brazil inaugurated Belo Monte: There's nothing to celebrate!

The Brazilian government grandly inaugurated the Belo Monte Dam, which sits on the Xingu River in the midst of the Amazon. As an organization that legally represents affected indigenous and riverine communities, as well as residents of the city of ... AIDA Americas, 3 weeks ago

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How the Industrialization of the Amazon Is Transforming Brazil

It's dusk. A group of young boys scale a tree, jumping from branch to water along a riverine neighborhood in Brazil. Pulsing through the center of one of the world's last remaining rainforests, Brazil's waterways have sustained vitality for ...
 Time2 months ago
Greenpeace USA

From the heart of the Amazon to the heart of corporate power

The Munduruku are fighting a massive hydroelectric project the São Luiz do Tapajós mega dam along the Tapajós River in the Amazon Rainforest that would displace entire villages and destroy livelihoods. As Munduruku leader Adalto Jair Munduruku ...
 Greenpeace USA1 month 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 News3 days ago

Damn the dam: The threat one mega-dam poses to the Amazon and those who live there

The Tapajós River in the heart of the Amazon is home to thousands of people and incomparable biodiversity. But all that could change if a proposed mega-dam project moves forward. At the moment youre reading this, the Tapajós River is ...
 Greenpeace Canada1 week ago and the people and ecosystems that depend on it  Greenpeace International4 weeks ago Amazon mega-dam suspended, providing hope for indigenous people and biodiversity | Mongabay  International Rivers Network2 months ago Proposed Amazon dam attracts illegal loggers, threatens local farmers  Mongabay.com1 month ago

Arara Indians in Brazilian Amazon finally given right to their land

Before the 1970's, groups of Arara Indians lived a nomadic life in the Amazon rainforest along the Iriri River and had little contact with the modern industrialized world. Brazil's military government pushed a highway through the heart of Arara ...
 Mongabay.com2 weeks ago
Conservation International

Halt in construction of Brazilian dam sign of progress on indigenous rights

Aerial view of Xingu National Park in the Brazilian Amazon. Hydropower is a major source of electricity for Brazilian cities; dam construction is also a frequent source of conflict with local communities. ( Luana Luna) Last week the Brazilian ...
 Conservation International1 month ago Controversial hydroelectric dam begins commercial operations in Brazil  Fox News Latino2 months ago

Report from the Amazon #3: Iriri River offers up examples of sustainable and unsustainable business

A fact-finding trip heads up the Iriri River and lands at the small river port of Maribel to talk with locals who are surprisingly willing to give up their homes for the establishment of a new indigenous reserve — provided the government follows ...
 Mongabay.com2 months ago

Hydropower dams threaten one-third of the world's freshwater fish

Three of the world's most important tropical river basins - the Amazon, the Congo and the Mekong - are experiencing an unprecedented boom in the construction of hydropower dams. According to a paper by more than three dozen scientists from ...
 Kashmir Times2 months ago

The prosecutor who lassoed deforestation

The reporters found local characters reminiscent of the period in the 70s and 80s when the federal government encouraged the occupation of the Amazon through deforestation. They discovered firsthand the distinct culture of the immigrants who ...
 Mongabay.com1 week ago
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