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Brazil: insider claims Rousseff coalition took funds from Belo Monte mega-dam

International relations / Earth Island Journal, "Dam delayed."

In January, operations at the Belo Monte Dam, located on Brazil's Xingu River in the Amazon, were delayed once again, just weeks before the giant hydroelectric project was set to begin testing turbines. A Brazilian federal court suspended the dam's ..., 2 months 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 ...
 Time1 month ago
Greenpeace USA

and the people and ecosystems that depend on it

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 International2 days ago Amazon mega-dam suspended, providing hope for indigenous people and biodiversity | Mongabay  International Rivers Network1 month ago Damn the dam: The threat one mega-dam poses to the Amazon and those who live there  Foreign months ago Proposed Amazon dam attracts illegal loggers, threatens local farmers  Mongabay.com1 week 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
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 Latino1 month 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.com1 month 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 Times1 month ago
AIDA Americas

Read It Now

By Maria José Veramendi Villa, AIDA senior attorney, @MaJoVeramendi The river is dead! exclaimed Raimundo as we navigated in his motorboat from Altamira toward the big bend of the Xingu River. From my perch in Raimundo's boat, it was easy to ...
 AIDA Americas1 month ago

Monitoring the Flow: Defending Rights on Brazil's Teles Pires River

Participants at work on a map in Alta Floresta. Brent Millikan A few weeks ago, Amazon Program Director Brent Millikan traveled to the town of Alta Floresta in Matto Grosso state (Brazil) to help organize a workshop that marked an ...
 International Rivers Network1 month ago

Shareholders denounce Vale's irresponsible social, environmental and management policies at Annual General Meeting

Text by Ingrid Ferrari, translation by Judith Marshall On April 25, eight critical investors, members of the International Articulation of People Affected by Vale (AV), participated for the 6th consecutive year in the Vale Annual General Meeting ...
 CIDSE6 days ago
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