Brazilian authorities have suspended the auction of the centerpiece of the massive Tapajós hydroelectric complex, reports Agência Brasil.
Brazil's planned Tapajós dams would increase Amazon deforestation by 1M ha
September 16, 2014
A plan to build a dozen dams in the Tapajós river basin would drive the loss of 950,000 hectares of rainforest by 2032 by spurring land speculation and mass migration to the region, suggests a study published by Imazon.
Hydroelectric dams in tropical areas do not generate clean energy
September 24, 2014
In a letter to world leaders at the UN Climate Summit in New York, a group of over 50 organizations stated that large dams built in the tropics as part of the hydroelectric plants do not generate clean energy.
Ibama suspends licensing of São Luiz do Tapajós hydroelectric, in Brazil
April 25, 2016
Funai, the institution responsible for indigenous issues, recognized Munduruku indigenous territory, and then the Brazilian Institute of Environment took the backing of hydroelectric.