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Brazil Scraps a Dam in the Amazon. There Are Dozens of Others in the Works Though

After the environmental permitting for the São Luiz do Tapajós, Pará, hydropower dam project ...

Brazilian Indians Avoid Amazon Dam, But There Are Other Threats

As the Rio Olympics get underway, Brazil has blocked the construction of a controversial ...

Once Again Brazilian Justice Orders Halt to Amazon’s Belo Monte Dam

A Brazilian judge has ordered a halt to construction of a multi-billion-dollar dam project ...

Brazil Incensed with Criticism to the Construction of Belo Monte Dam

Earlier this month the Human Rights Commission at the Organization of American States (OAS) ...

Brazil’s Higher Court Gives Green Light to Amazon’s Hydroelectric Plant

A higher court in Brazil lifted an order that suspended construction of the massive ...

Lula’s Answer to Belo Monte’s Friendly Fire: We Can Do It Alone

Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva declared that the Belo Monte power plant ...

Brazilian Indians Destroy Dam Equipment to Save River They Depend On

Brazilian Indians from the Enawenê Nawê tribe in Brazil's Amazon occupied and shut down ...

Green Groups Take Brazil to Court for Approving Amazon Dam

The Environment minister from Brazil, Carlos Minc, announced he had granted a license for ...

Brazil Amazon Indians Take on Soy Barons Blocking Dam Site

The remote Enawenê Nawê Indians have blockaded the construction site of a hydroelectric dam in ...

An Enawenê Nawê Indian man in Brazil

Brazilian Indians Defy World’s Largest Soy Producer and Block Highway

A remote Amazonian tribe are blockading a major highway in the Brazilian state of ...

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