While companies fight to extract maximum energy from the Madeira River, the local population is at the mercy of the complex consequences of the works.
December 10, 2012
This video presents the second report in the series Public Amazonia on the hydroelectric project in the Tapajós River.
December 3, 2012
Waves swallow homes, fishes appear dead, while fishermen suffer from hunger. The Santo Antonio hydroelectric changed the river and life in Rondonia.
Global Manifesto Calls for End of Investment in Hydroelectric Power Plants
September 23, 2021
The appeal signed by 300 organizations around the world addresses the COP26. According to the document, hydroelectric power plants increase greenhouse gas emissions and deplete natural resources. In the Amazon, Belo Monte deforested an area larger than the city of São Paulo. Works at 12 hydroelectric plants could lead to the deforestation of 9,500 km2 in the Tapajós river basin.