Next year the Belo Monte dam will flood vast swathes of Amazon rainforest. Indian tribes living on the river have lost their fight to halt the project – now they await the floods that threaten their entire way of life.
Tag: Indigenous peoples
Thomson Reuters: In Peru’s Amazon, indigenous communities protect forests
New international forest conservation programme will help stem forest loss in this area of the central Peruvian Amazon while increasing indigenous families’ income.
Peru blocks plans for new indigenous reserve as oil production starts
Pressure from Perupetro halts plan for a reserve for indigenous people living between the Napo and Tigre rivers.
OEFA reveals the levels of pollution in Loreto
Results of monitoring confirm contamination in drinking water sources.