Bala dam in the Bolivian Amazon threatens the Madidi National Park and Biosphere Reserve and Indigenous Territory Pilon Lajas. Hydropower is a priority for Evo Morales’ government.
November 25, 2020
A letter from Jacareacanga City Hall, obtained exclusively by Mongabay/InfoAmazonia, asks the Evandro Chagas Institute for help because of a “major outbreak of malaria” in the municipality’s indigenous lands and points out that the increase in cases is related to illegal mining in the region. by Hyury Potter, Eduardo Goulart de Andrade e Fábio BispoTranslation: […]
November 13, 2020
Exclusive survey reveals 145 requests filed with the National Mining Agency as of November 3, the highest number in 24 years. A bill presented by President Bolsonaro would legalize activities currently prohibited by the Constitution. Image: operation against illegal mining in TI Kayapó, in 2017. Photo: Felipe Werneck/InfoAmazonia.
April 24, 2015
According to newspaper Valor Economico, binational plant should cost $ 5 billion and enter service in 2022. BNDES is seen as the main funder.