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Belo Monte

Activist Deaths Demand Accountability

Astrid Puentes Riaño | Posted 07.13.2016 | Green
Astrid Puentes Riaño

Justice for Berta demonstration outside the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Photo: Daniel Cima/IACHR Last year 185 environmental activists...

Belo Monte and How NOT to Produce Energy in the 21st Century

Astrid Puentes Riaño | Posted 05.07.2016 | Green
Astrid Puentes Riaño

Today, May 5, Dilma Rouseff, President of Brazil inaugurated the Belo Monte Dam in the Brazilian Amazon, about five months after its first reservoirs began to fill.

Indigenous Demand Meeting with Brazilian President Over Dams

Nina Wegner | Posted 07.28.2013 | World
Nina Wegner

Armed with bows, arrows, and heavy wooden clubs, roughly a dozen indigenous men of the Munduruku tribe take shifts guarding the entrance to the construction site of the world's third-largest dam, the Belo Monte.