Funai, the institution responsible for indigenous issues, recognized Munduruku indigenous territory, and then the Brazilian Institute of Environment took the backing of hydroelectric.
September 16, 2014
A plan to build a dozen dams in the Tapajós river basin would drive the loss of 950,000 hectares of rainforest by 2032 by spurring land speculation and mass migration to the region, suggests a study published by Imazon.
April 19, 2016
Report suggests investment alternative energy can supply the need of Brazil, instead of building new dams.
April 15, 2016
The committee will be responsible for defense against social and environmental impacts in the basin and the region.