The event was a mobilization held by social movements of organizations of Pará municipalities of Santarém, Itaituba, Jacareacanga and Aveiro. These organizations are unified in the Tapajós Vivo movement, based in Santarém.
Corruption, recession and indigenous buried hydroelectric project San Luis
Understand the context that allowed the Ibama decision to cancel the largest hydroelectric plan in Brazil[:]
Brazil: Ibama denies licensing São Luiz do Tapajós hydroelectric dam
Recommendations by the Federal Public Ministry, the indigenous agency (FUNAI) and technicians of the environmental agency paralyze the construction of the hydroelectric powerplant project planned for the Tapajós river. [:]
Nicinha: a body awaiting the DNA test, a voice that not shut up
More than 20 days ago the family recognized a body at the Medical Legal Institute as the Nicinha, and is awaiting liberation to the burial.
Recently discovered species and indigenous threatened by dam in the Tapajós
Eight new mammal species were found in the construction of São Luiz do Tapajós dam, which may become the most controversial hydroelectric project in the history of Brazil.
What is the current situation of environmental activists in Latin America?
Honduras just reported the murder of another environmental leader, Lesbia Urquía; while Brazil recently lost the activist Nilce de Souza Magalhães.
Chinese construction company plans to build huge dam in the Amazon
China Three Gorges, a state enterprise with a history of human rights violation, wants to build the dam São Luiz do Tapajós in Brazil.
Documentary about social-environmental impact of dams on the Madeira river
In the film there are testimonies of people who suffered human rights violations, in addition to unemployment, and forced eviction without compensation of families whose areas were flooded by the dams.
From Peru: A critical look to the future of the Amazon basin
Director of the Wildlife Conservation Society warns that the construction of a series of hydroelectric dams could affect 30 million people in the Amazon.
New dams on Madeira River floods cause deforestation
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.