Paper examines plans for the construction of dams in the basin of the Tapajós River and its effects on indigenous communities and the environment.
June 5, 2014
Lands of Pimental community will be cut by one of the hydroelectric dam planned for the region. Its population is divided between groups in favor and against the plant.
December 31, 2015
According to Minister of Mines and Energy, Eletrobrás will enter the auction the plant. It was more than two years without being able to auction the construction of the hydroelectric plant.
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.