About 650 farmers and militants linked to rural movements block since Monday, 18 the Transamazon road. The protest is part of the national movement “Cry of the Earth Brazil”.
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.
Government endorses indigenous land to license Belo Monte dam
April 28, 2015
Formalize the Arara da Volta Grande do Xingu indigenous land is, since 2011, one of the conditions for the hydroelectric plant can operate.
Belo Monte will remove 2,000 families in two months in Altamira
February 26, 2015
To circumvent delays and obey the new Belo Monte plant’s construction schedule, Norte Energia dealership will remove in the next two months more than 2,000 families of the areas that will be flooded.