The Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA) granted a license to install the Hydroelectric Plant of São Manoel, planned at the Teles Pires River, at the border between Mato Grosso and Pará.
March 13, 2014
The world’s third largest hydroelectric dam is currently being built in the Amazon of Brazil. For the government, Belo Monte is a necessity. For roughly 20,000 people living in the Altamira region of Para State, it is the end of life as they knew it.
September 11, 2014
Satellite figures show surge in deforestation, as agriculture expands in states of Para and Mato Grosso.
August 30, 2014
The Ministry of Justice in Brazil extended the stay of the National Public Security Force in the region of Belo Monte, in Pará, for another six months.