Indigenous, riverine and activists come together in the third edition of the expedition by the Volta Grande do Xingu River, directly affected by Belo Monte dam, in Brazil.[:]
February 10, 2015
The world’s third-largest hydroelectric dam is under construction on the Xingu River in Brazil, a process that will destroy swaths of rainforest and displace tens of thousands of people.
June 30, 2016
They are two Sustainable Development Reserves and two Wildlife Refuges. Two of them are in the area of influence of the hydroelectric Belo Monte.
May 25, 2016
The first turbine of the Belo Monte dam began to operate in pre-operational phase. It happened just over five years after the start of construction of the plant, projected to be the fourth largest in the world.