In Humaitá, a town located on the banks of the Madeira River and on the crossroads of two Amazonian major highways, a local infrastructure project is touted to bring growth and progress. But it fuels fears of deforestation as the agricultural frontier advances.
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Terra: In Brazil, the Trans-amazon highway was blocked in protest again the Belo Monte dam
One hundred fishermen affected by the construction of the hydroelectric Belo Monte in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon blocked a stretch of the Trans-Amazon highway on Tuesday.