Brazilian prosecutors warned today at a meeting in Quito of the environmental and social damage in his opinion carries the current “boom” of hydroelectric projects throughout the Amazon basin, including controversial Belo Monte Dam.
October 26, 2012
In Rio +20, Dilma Roussef said that the environment is not an ornament, but part of a vision for development and social inclusion.
October 22, 2012
Brazil’s plans to build 30 dams in the Amazon basin could end any attempt made by the country to protect the forest, said Philip Fearnside, from Inpa.
November 30, 2012
Brazil’s National Development Bank announced it has approved a $10.8 billion loan to the consortium that is building the Belo Monte dam.