Across Peru, the central government and multinational corporations have come up against fierce resistance from local, typically rural, communities opposed to large dam and mining projects.
FOBOMADE: Chinese company will build bridge in Rurrenabaque without an environmental license
The Chinese company SINOPEC is a state company specializing in oil issues, but it will build the bridge without the environmental license.
La Primera: Civil society calls for more control of BNDES financing
Civil society calls for the transparency of report of South American investments with capital of the Brazilian bank.
Confidencial: Threatened by infrastructure, dams and mining projects, Amazon is languishing
Dilma Rousseff announced a series of super-projects to “develop” the Amazon, making it a real exporting centre, especially to China.
Photographers record deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon
Photographers traveled for months visiting cattle ranches, illegal logging, coal factories and infrastructure works.
The mark of the BNDES on Amazon
Story will map the BNDES increased investment in infrastructure projects in the region.
BNDES: 17 works in the Amazon suffered public prosecutor actions
Most infrastructure projects of the National Bank of Social Development were questioned.
Video: Dams of the Tapajós
Watch the ((o))eco documentary on construction of dams, affected groups and environmental problems to come.
Publication analyzes extractive and infrastructure megaprojects in the Amazon
It is a report that makes a geopolitical and socio-environmental analysis on projects.
Big infrastructure projects threaten the Amazon
International Panel seeks moratorium on projects that have destroyed and damaged Amazonian ecosystems in recent history.