Inspired by Wänä’cä, a leader who is mentioned in the ancestral songs of the Huöttöja people, Hortimio Ochoa is the visible face of defense of the Cataniapo hydrographic basin in the Venezuelan state of Amazonas. It is an area subject to increasingly evident pressure associated with mining, deforestation and the incursion of illegal armed groups.
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Infiltrated among riparian that will be withdrawn by the hydroelectric dams in the Amazon, Arlindo buys land that will be flooded to receive compensation.
A Chinese company with a trail of human rights violations wants to build a plant in São Luiz do Tapajós, the biggest environmental controversy since Belo Monte dam
Before fishermen and now farmers by force, Juruna indigenous received new houses, energy and chicken coops. The compensation for the construction of the plant, however, has a high cost.
Hundreds of thousands of hectares are deforested to build power plants in the Amazon. Understand how to generate “clean energy” destroys the largest forest in the world.
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.
While wastes trees that brought down, the plant purchase irregular wood, warming up the criminal market that invade indigenous lands.
Teles Pires power plant violated environmental plan and flooded the reservoir with trees inside. Decomposition must issue large amounts of methane, the greenhouse gas.
Social researcher denounces acts of violence practiced by Ibama and ICMBio against bordering the Pará, populations that have a balanced relationship with the environment.
The Ka’apor risk their lives to evict loggers from their land. In the midst of conflict, indigenous leader is killed.