Discover the implications of the Santo Antonio dam in Rondonia, Brasil, in the case of carbon projects, according to Philip Fearnside.
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.
National Indigenous Foundation president gave approval to IBAMA, which issued preliminary license of the environmental process within the reserve without consult indigenous people.
In an article published on Science, researchers from eight countries criticize decision process for the construction of hydroelectric dams in tropical regions..
Brazil’s BNDES is the largest development bank in the world. It’s enormous, poorly managed pay outs to Amazon dam projects have fuelled mass corruption.
The extreme long term wildlife harm caused by the Babina dam, built in 1986, offers a cautionary ecological tale for 43 proposed Tapajós River Basin dams.
According to Minister of Mines and Energy, Eletrobrás will enter the auction the plant. It was more than two years without being able to auction the construction of the hydroelectric plant.
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.
A study shows that if the hydropower provided by the federal government are built, deforestation in the heart of the Amazon can reach 3.2 million hectares.
By 2040, many of Brazil’s existing and planned hydropower projects, including those in the Tapajós basin, could become unviable as drought worsens and river flows decrease.