Indigenous people and populations that live off extractivism denounce the impacts caused by paving the roads between the south of Amazonas and Acre. The construction work is ridden with environmental and fiscal irregularities.
November 11, 2011
Judges disagree with the Public Civil Action and vote in favor of building the hydroelectric dam on the Xingu River. Legal battles line the history of this plant. Click to see the infographic
November 18, 2010
The Brazilian government is the main financer of the road that will cut through a national park and an Indian reserve in Bolivia. The construction work has already been granted a license over the opinion of indigenous peoples. Pressures caused the resignation of the Vice-Minister of the Environment.
September 28, 2010
The rumored clean energy produced by powerplants has an impact that governments prefer to ignore. Brazilian researchers and activists explain the risks of these enterprises.