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ALSTOM : ships main turbine wheel to Belo Monte hydro plant in...

Alstom ships the turbine wheel to the Belo Monte Hydro Plant, which is being built by Norte Energia on Xingu river, in Brazil . Considered one of the largest Francis wheels ever manufactured in the world, the part is one of the main components ... 4 Traders, 2 months ago
Intercontinental Cry

The Munduruku Indians: Weaving Resistance

The Brazilian government is planning to build a vast number of big dams on the rivers around the Amazon Rainforest, destroying biodiversity and disrupting the way of life of thousands of Amerindians and local populations. Now that the work is well ...
 Intercontinental Cry1 month ago PR Amazon Assembly Unifies Resistance to Dams on Brazil's Tapajós River  International Rivers Network2 months ago Amazon Assembly Unifies Resistance to Dams on Brazil's Tapajós River  Amazon Watch2 months ago Traditional Life Turned Upside Down by Huge Dam in Brazil  Free-i-News2 weeks ago
New Scientist

To save the rainforest, let the locals take control

SATELLITE images of the Amazon rainforest are startling. Islands of green are surrounded by brown areas of land cleared for farming. In places, the brown advances, year by year. But in others, the forest holds firm. Why the difference? Mostly, the ...
 New Scientist2 hours ago

Dams or Indigenous Land: The Battle over the Munduruku Frontier

The Munduruku indigenous tribe have begun to mark out the limits of their land, in an action that could halt the giant São Luiz do Tapajós hydroelectric dam, the apple of the Brazilian government's eye. Although sacred, this land will be flooded ...
 Amazon Watch1 day ago
Digital Journal

Drones to search Amazonian forests for ancient civilizations

Data on ancient settlements in the Amazon, which have been accumulating over the last few years, show that civilization there was far more advanced than previously thought. BBC News is reporting that the discovery of geoglyphs, where deforestation ...
 Digital Journal1 week ago Drones to explore Amazon for evidence of ancient civilizations  Sott.net1 week ago

A guest reviewer: Quiet, now—three photographers (Salgado, Struth, Atget) in New York

Three recent or current exhibitions in New York City present the work of photographers who stop time and allow us to contemplate what they see before their lens. At the International Center of Photography (ICP) there was the Genesis exhibition of ...
 World Socialist Web Site3 weeks ago

Voith Ships 320 Ton Runner to Belo Monte Hydropower Plant in Brazil

The largest runner ever produced by Voith Hydro in Latin America was shipped to the hydropower plant Belo Monte. A 12-axle trailer left Voith Hydro s manufacturing shop in Manaus, Brazil, transporting a 320 ton runner, impressive for its size 8.5 ...
 Impeller.net1 month ago 320 ton runner on its way to Belo Monte, Brazil  TB Petroleum1 month ago Voith ships Latin hydro giant  Renewable Energy News Europe1 month ago

Former CBC Victoria Host Wants To Run For Federal Green Party

I was raised by parents who believed that each citizen had a duty to speak up for justice and a better world. My grandmother had a saying Thought without constructive action is demoralizing. And my mother raised us on the same principle. This ...
 Huffington Post Canada1 month ago Former CBC Host Seeks Green Party Nomination  Huffington Post Canada1 month ago

Relationship of Tooth Wear to Chronological Age among Indigenous Amazon Populations

Affiliation: Dental School, Department of Orthodontics, Federal University of Pará-UFPA, Faculty of Dentistry, Belém, Brazil ⨯ Mayara Silva Barbosa, Affiliation: Dental School, Department of Orthodontics, State University of Rio de ...
 Plosone.org1 month ago

Surging gold prices drive deforestation in S America: study

A surge in the price of gold has led to increased deforestation of the Amazon and other South American forests, according to a new study of mining impacts. With the rewards now higher than the risks, small-scale garimpeiros — artisanal miners — ...
 Taipei Times Online1 month ago
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