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China to bid on troubled Brazilian dam project

China to bid on troubled Brazilian dam project

The transmission system for Brazil's mammoth Belo Monte dam complex on the Xingu River - the first direct current ultra-high-voltage line (800 KV) in Brazil - is the biggest auction of the year in that country's energy game. A consortium made up of ... CHINAdaily, 1 month ago
Belo Monte Under Renewed Legal Attack Amazon Watch, 1 week ago

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"Rivers Teach Us to Ignore Borders and Continue the Struggle"

In the last week of March,representatives from communities and all of the ally organizations of the Xingu Alive Forever Movement met in Altamira (Pará, Brazil). The idea was to take a deep look into ourselves, to look to the Xingu and the ...
 Amazon Watch1 day ago
Intercontinental Cry

In Pictures: "Klamazon" Brings Unity and Hope

A recent delegation led by Amazon Watch unites indigenous youth from the Klamath and Xingu rivers March 6, 2014 | Maíra Irigaray Notes from the Field, Brazil Program Coordinator Maíra Irigaray: My journey over the past four years in ...
 Amazon Watch1 month ago Team Klamazon Returns: Klamath River Indigenous Youth and River Activists Bring a Message from the Amazon  Amazon Watch1 month ago "Rivers like the Klamath and the Xingu are the bloodlines of every human on the planet."  Amazon Watch1 month ago Team Klamazon Returns: Belo Monte Resistance Delegation to the Amazon  Daily Kos1 month ago

Indigenous Leader Condemns Brazil's Rights Abuses at United Nations

Speakers highlight violations stemming from Amazon dams at Human Rights Council Amazon Watch, International Rivers, AIDA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | March 11, 2014 For more information, contact: Brent Millikan, +55 61 8153 7009, ...
 Amazon Watch1 month ago PR Indigenous Leader Condemns Brazilian Government's Rights Abuses at UN  International Rivers Network3 weeks ago
Laboratory Equipment

Making dams safer for fish around the world

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 14-Apr-2014 RICHLAND, Wash. Think of the pressure change you feel when an elevator zips you up multiple floors in a tall building. Imagine how you'd feel if that elevator carried you all the way up to the top of Mt. Everest ...
 EurekAlert!3 days ago Ecologists Research Fish-safe Dams  Laboratory Equipment3 days ago

Electric Energy - Brazil is in the Corner of the Ring and Walking for Knockout

Today 70% of the Brazilian Electric Power comes from Hydroelectric Plants - Renewable Energy - this relation was worse in the past. I do not know if today we can still consider the energy generated by water is Renewable Energy, because it is ...
 Energy Pulse4 days ago

In Brazil, indigenous tribes are still struggling to protect the rainforest — and their culture

Deforestation rates in the Brazilian Amazon have been falling for the past decade. But a recent spike has conservationists concerned. Player utilities Most experts agree that when it comes to protecting the rainforest, no one does it better than ...
 Public Radio International2 weeks ago Brazilian indigenous leader slams Amazon mega-dams in Paris protest  Survival1 month ago Photo exhibition depicts Brazil's tribal people  New Age Bangladesh1 month ago

Sundance, Mahindra Pick Lab…

LONDON — The Sundance Institute and Mumbai Mantra, the media and entertainment arm of Indian conglomerate the Mahindra Group, have announced the eight projects picked for their annual screenwriters lab, now in its third year. The projects are ...
 Variety1 month ago
Sustainable Business

Mega-Dams Don't Even Make Economic Sense, Say Researchers

03/11/2014 News We're not shy about the fact that we're against big hydro because it is so environmentally destructive. New research confirms that a focus on small hydro instead makes much more sense. The rash of enormous ...
 Sustainable Business1 month ago

Blue Planet Project opposes Volte Grande gold mine in Brazil

In a two-page feature article this weekend, the Globe and Mail reports on Toronto-based Belo Sun Ming Corp.'s plans to build Brazil's largest gold mine, the Volta Grande open-pit gold project. It is expected the mine could produce 167,000 ounces ...
 Council of Canadians1 month ago Blue Planet Project opposes Volta Grande gold mine in Brazil  Council of Canadians1 month ago
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