The Brazilian development bank is investing heavily in a plan to build huge hydraulic dams in the Amazon and throughout South America.
June 20, 2016
The Monitoring Andean Amazon Project presents a new map describing the loss of forest. More than 36,100 hectares of forest have been lost because of flooding by dams, especially the Jirau dam.
June 9, 2016
Infiltrated among riparian that will be withdrawn by the hydroelectric dams in the Amazon, Arlindo buys land that will be flooded to receive compensation.
June 8, 2016
Plans for the São Luiz do Tapajós dam in Pará, Brazil, have led to increased illegal squatting and illicit timber harvesting. Homestead farmers fear for their future.