Brazil’s Federal Public Ministry rejected a proposed gold mining project adjacent to a controversial dam site in of the Amazon, reports Amazon Watch, an environmental activist group that is campaigning against both the mine and the dam.
May 27, 2022
Carnivorous fish are among the most consumed by the Munduruku and the most contaminated by mercury. Scientists suspect the toxic metal, found in the bodies of the members of this indigenous community is seriously affecting the health of adults and children who are born with malformations and developmental delays. Munduruku women already avoid getting pregnant.
February 3, 2013
The aim is to detect the impact of the work on bird habitat in the region. The Santo Antonio hydroelectric power plant is being built on the Madeira River in Porto Velho.
January 19, 2013
The Chinese company Sinohydro Corporation Limited will make a design to build a hydroelectric plant in the town of Cachuela Esperanza, located on the banks of the Beni River.