Discover the implications of the Santo Antonio dam in Rondonia, Brasil, in the case of carbon projects, according to Philip Fearnside.
The objective of the documentary is to question the relationship between the flood of Madera River in 2014 and the hydroelectric plants of Santo Antonio and Jirau.
Brazilian expert believes in a hypothesis of a direct relationship between the flooding in the Bolivian Amazon with the operation of the dams of Jirau and San Antonio.
Documentary with testimonies of people affected by hydroelectrics Santo Antonio and Jirau and Madeira river floods, amplified by dams.
The rector of the University of Beni suggested international arbitration to define the level of impact of Brazilians dams Jirau and San Antonio in flooding in Bolivian Amazon.
The license for hydroelectrics Jirau and San Antonio was denied in 2007 by a technical board of IBAMA, considering them unsustainable. Then there were layoffs at the top of IBAMA and the Ministry of Environment.
Reports and documents produced by Brazilian and Bolivian experts, warned of the impacts that both hydroelectric power would produce.
In 2007, IBAMA did not want to license the plants on the Madeira. Heads rolled and the plants left. Now, are suspected to worsen flooding in the region.
Judge asked further studies to confirm that the environmental and social impacts are caused by the rise of water in hydroelectric reservoirs of Santo Antônio and Jirau.
Federal University of Rondônia researcher warns that hydroelectric plants of Santo Antônio and Jirau on the Madeira River could produce catastrophic results in Rondônia and Bolivia.