Land demarcation of Sawré Muybu is seen as a hindrance by the government, which plans to build seven power plants in the Tapajós River basin.
Indigenous Leaders in Amazonas and Land Demarcation are under Attack in WhatsApp Groups
January 26, 2022
Monitoring of groups on the messaging app WhatsApp shows that disinformation and lies are a strategy to weaken the Indigenous fight.
Anglo American, eyeing copper on protected indigenous land, failed to consult Amazonian community
April 15, 2021
British mining giant Anglo American made copper mining research applications on the Sawré Muybu Indigenous Territory, in the Brazilian Amazon, without consulting them.
Global Manifesto Calls for End of Investment in Hydroelectric Power Plants
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.