The trampling of indigenous rights, military force used against protesters, impunity, megadams and environmental destruction. Is Brazil returning to the bad old days?
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What Rio+20 has demonstrated is that we can no longer stand by and wait for world leaders to provide solutions to prevent us from reaching the tipping point, or point of no return.
De Rothschild's most recent endeavor led him into the heart of the Brazilian Amazon to investigate social and environmental impact of the controversial Belo Monte Dam.
Last month's worldwide protests against the Brazilian government's Belo Monte Dam project may have ended, but concerns about deforestation and displac...
From Cristina Goettsch Mittermeier:
It is a bitter loss. The wild river that along its lengthy journey gives life to so much and so many will be t...
Hydropower projects need to be based on a balanced assessment of all available options, the full participation of affected communities, strict social and environmental guidelines, and public oversight.
Though Dilma Rousseff's eventual victory will cheer Brazil's social movements, may have negative consequences for the environment.
Having prevailed over conventional logic and directed a mega hit with an environmental message, the real question now is how Cameron sees his role moving forward.
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