The journey from Itaituba yields two remarkable encounters with indigenous one of them with the Association Pusuru and another with Councilman Elinaldo Crixi.
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.
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.
July 23, 2013
((o))eco have reported the repercussions of five hydroelectric power plants to be built. See data from Itaituba, the base city for construction of the plants. Itaituba em números | Infographics