Documentary follows the deforestation made by Belo Monte to clean the area to be flooded. Trees are burnt irregularly and plant wastes hundreds of logs.
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.
November 25, 2015
The Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA) granted on Tuesday (24) the environmental license for the Belo Monte dam to begin operation in Para State.
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.