((o)) eco team is in the Tapajós region, stage of indigenous resistance against the construction of at least 5 dams in the area.
Arrival to Santarém and the spirit of this blog
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.
Alter do Chão: local people fear indirect impacts
July 11, 2013
According to local activists, studies of the hydroelectric plants of Tapajós complex will not take into account what will happen down river.
Urucureá: tourism has become a source of income for riparians
July 12, 2013
This village reached only by boat, from Alter do Chão, welcomes tourists to sell their crafts and show their scenic beauty.