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Brazils Rousseff benefited from Belo Monte dam graft - report
Reuters UK

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 ..., 1 month ago

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 ...
 Time6 days 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 day ago
Greenpeace USA

Amazon mega-dam suspended, providing hope for indigenous people and biodiversity | Mongabay

A member of the Munduruku indigenous group stands beside the Tapajós River, Pará state, Brazil. The Munduruku's Sawré Muybu territory on the Tapajós is threatened by a proposed dam complex including the São Luiz do Tapajós dam. Those ...
 International Rivers Network3 days ago Damn the dam: The threat one mega-dam poses to the Amazon and those who live there  Foreign month ago Environmentally destructive cronyism in Brazil, socialist crony president used dam in Amazon to line her pockets?  Before It's News1 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 International4 hours ago Controversial hydroelectric dam begins commercial operations in Brazil  Fox News Latino1 week ago

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

This article originally appeared at The Guardian. Protest against Belo Monte dam International Rivers Indigenous communities and the Amazon rain forest have joined the growing list of potential victims of Brazil's huge corruption ...
 International Rivers Network2 weeks ago Brazil mega-dam disaster for tribes as it nears completion  AIDA Americas6 days ago Amid Brazil's energy corruption claims, Euro firms eye Amazon mega-dam  EnvironmentGuru.com1 week ago Insider Claims Rousseff Coalition Took Funds from Belo Monte Mega-Dam  Amazon Watch2 weeks 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 week 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 week ago Damming the world's mightiest rivers month ago
AIDA Americas

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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 Americas2 weeks 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 Network2 weeks ago
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