: Brazil’s planned Tapajós dams would increase Amazon deforestation by 1M ha

Brazil’s planned Tapajós dams would increase Amazon deforestation by 1M ha

Tue September 16th, 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.

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