Construction of hydroelectric put the survival of at risk turtles. State must create two protected areas to protect spawning.
Belo Monte dam, in Brazil, is fined $ 4 million per death of fish
February 22, 2016
Norte Energia concessionaire, owner of the Belo Monte Dam, under construction on the Xingu River, Brazil, was fined due to the large amount of dead fish as a result of the plant’s reservoir filling.
Lives of no return: Stories behind the construction of the Belo Monte dam
January 28, 2014
Lawyer María José Veramendi Villa collected stories of people who have been negatively impacted by the construction of the Belo Monte Dam, which completed would displace 20 thousand people.
Hunting, deforestation, and fire threaten jaguars in the world's largest rainforest
December 7, 2021
The Federal Prosecutor's Office wants harsher penalties for a gang that killed big cats in the state of Acre. No one has been arrested. In the Amazon, human action kills or displaces about 350 jaguars every year.