Investment Observatory in the Amazonas state shows that Amazon has 37 of the 61 projects planned for the northern region.
Research for three years in the region of the Santo Antonio Hydroelectric Power, the largest ever built in the Amazon, shows the river as the most biodiverse in the world.
Organizations asked the Ministry of Transport and Communications to declare unfeasible the Profile Study project of road, in the section Pucallpa – Brazil border.
In Rio +20, Dilma Roussef said that the environment is not an ornament, but part of a vision for development and social inclusion.
Brazil’s plans to build 30 dams in the Amazon basin could end any attempt made by the country to protect the forest, said Philip Fearnside, from Inpa.
The Commission on Indigenous Peoples, Environment and Ecology, approved tha project be evaluated by the group and not only by the Foreign Relations Committee.
Nearly 200 indigenous people, farmers and fishermen occupy the Pimental area. The Belo Monte construction consortium hasn’t spoken up yet.
Shipibo indigenous warns about works in their territory without the community permission.
Ministries of Transport, Environment and Culture declare themselves against the construction of a railway or highway between Puerto Esperanza and Iñapari .
Dams and roads financed by the government endanger lands and way of life of about 30 indigenous peoples of the Amazon.