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.
In communities that will be affected by the dams in the Tapajós River, between anxiety and craving, misinformation prevails, while advancing the work plans.
Video: Tapajós in trance
This video presents the second report in the series Public Amazonia on the hydroelectric project in the Tapajós River.
While companies fight to extract maximum energy from the Madeira River, the local population is at the mercy of the complex consequences of the works.
Waves swallow homes, fishes appear dead, while fishermen suffer from hunger. The Santo Antonio hydroelectric changed the river and life in Rondonia.