Raoni and his successor, Megaron, in Paris accused several French companies to destroy their environment.
The agreement, signed by both countries in 2010, promoted the construction of several hydroelectric plants in Peru, especially in the Amazon.
350 protesters opponents of the construction of the Brazilian hydroelectric Belo Monte blocked the main road from the Amazon to protest against the controversial dam.
Lands of Pimental community will be cut by one of the hydroelectric dam planned for the region. Its population is divided between groups in favor and against the plant.
Rainforest under threat from a “hydrological experiment of continental proportions” as well as oil, gas and mining, says report.
The Madeira River, a tributary of the Amazon River which drains parts of Bolivia, Peru and Brazil, has one of the highest sediment loads of the world.
Brazil has, by hydropower in the current conditions, one of the cheapest sources and the Brazilian people pays the most expensive rates in the world.
An analysis of backstage process of the licensing of hydroelectric dams planned in the Tapajos river. Part 2
Thousands of fish died during turbine tests conducted last week in the Jirau dam on the Madeira River.
The history of dams in the Amazon is full of examples of problems that have impeded the process of licensing fulfill its purpose, regardless of whether the problems constitute a violation of law.