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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, 1 month ago

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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 USA3 weeks 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 month ago and the people and ecosystems that depend on it  Greenpeace International1 month ago Small time land speculators profit in advance of Amazon dams  Mongabay.com2 weeks ago Proposed Amazon dam attracts illegal loggers, threatens local farmers  Mongabay.com2 months 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 News1 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.com1 month ago
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Extreme Climate Change Pictures 2016: Amid Hottest Year On Record, Famine, Drought Grips Africa, Central America, India

The debate over the legitimacy of climate change and its effect on the planet is one that has been raging for years, but many people point to tangible proof — and scientific evidence — in all corners of the globe to show howwarming temperatures ...
 International Business Times1 day ago

Brazil's Police And Indigenous Groups Fight True Crime In The Amazon Together

Originally posted on the Environmental Defense Fund. 13 July 2016 | A new operation against land grabbers and illegal loggers in Brazil's state of Pará is showing how collaboration between indigenous and forest communities and law enforcement ...
 Ecosystem Marketplace1 week ago True crime is jeopardizing the future of the Amazon, but indigenous groups and Brazil's police are fighting back together  Environmental Defense1 week ago

Amazon turtles imperilled by dams, mercury pollution and illegal trade

The Brazilian Amazon is home to 17 turtle species, all of which are under pressure from overexploitation, the illegal wildlife trade, widespread hydropower dam construction, and mercury contamination. Deforestation, agricultural development and ...
 Mongabay.com1 week ago

CCB Standards Project Documents Open for Public Comment July 2016

Comments are invited from the public about whether the below projects meet the requirements of the CCB Standards. Comments received by the VCS will be published to the project's page on the CCBA website (unless otherwise requested) and considered by ...
 EnvironmentGuru.com2 weeks ago

This El Niño season could spark intense wildfires in Amazon

El Niño, a natural phenomenon blamed for wild weather fluctuations all over the Pacific Rim, is thought to have set the scene for one of the most destructive fire seasons in the Amazon's recent memory. Though the El Niño conditions of 2015 and ...
 MSN News US2 weeks ago
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