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TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the Amazon and Its Indigenous People From Brazilian Mega-Dam
Environment  (tags: activism, Amazon, politics, Belo Monte Dam, native rights, native education, sequestration, government, ethics, news, affordable housing, politics, obama, freedoms, world, politics )

Cal
- 261 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Survival International is petitioning Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff to suspend plans to build the dam until local indigenous communities have given their free consent. Sign today before it's too late!
Tribesmen Launch 'Occupy' Protest at Dam Site in the Amazon Rainforest
Environment  (tags: activism, Amazon, politics, Belo Monte Dam, native rights, native education, sequestration, government, ethics, news, affordable housing, politics, obama, freedoms, world, politics )

Cal
- 350 days ago - news.mongabay.com
On Thursday roughly 200 indigenous people launched an occupation of a key construction site for the controversial Belo Monte dam in the Brazilian Amazon.
Brazil's Controversial Belo Monte Back on Track After Court Decision Overruled
Environment  (tags: Belo Monte Dam, habitatdestruction, habitat, cultural genocide, culture, human toll, pollution, protection, humans, nature, green, conservation, ecosystems, environment, destruction, water, world, e )

Cal
- 598 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered work on the controversial Belo Monte dam in the Amazon to resume, overturning a lower court order that suspended the project less than two weeks ago
Indigenous Leaders Demand Suspension of Belo Monte Dam
Environment  (tags: Belo Monte Dam, habitatdestruction, habitat, cultural genocide, culture, human toll, pollution, protection, humans, nature, green, conservation, ecosystems, environment, destruction, water, world )

Cal
- 648 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Indigenous leaders from six Amazon tribes have asked the Brazilian government to immediately suspend the installation license for the controversial Belo Monte dam, reports Amazon Watch
Brazil's Belo Monte Dam: A Conflict in the Amazon
Environment  (tags: Belo Monte Dam, habitatdestruction, habitat, cultural genocide, culture, human toll, pollution, protection, humans, nature, green, conservation, ecosystems, environment, destruction, water, world )

Cal
- 681 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Conservationists and local indigenous people contend the Belo Monte project will exact a significant environmental and human toll, flooding 260 square miles of rainforest and displacing more than 20,000 people who depend on free-flowing rivers for their l
Brazil Begins Preliminary Damming of Xingu River as Protests Continue
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, Belo Monte Dam, world, protection, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife )

Cal
- 820 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Damming of the Xingu River has begun in Brazil to make way for the eventual construction of the hugely controversial, Belo Monte dam.
GOOD NEWS! Judge: Work Must Halt on Monster Dam, Belo Monte
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, native rights, indigenous peoples rights, GoodNews, Belo Monte Dam, government, green, world, protection, humans, habitat, conservation, forests, nature, politics )

Cal
- 932 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The decades-long fight over Brazilian megadam, the Belo Monte, has taken another U-turn after a judge ordered work to stop immediately since the dam would devastate vital fishing grounds for local people.
Belo Monte Dam Marks a Troubling New Era in Brazil's Attitude to Its Rainforest
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, Belo Monte Dam, humans, protection, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat, animals, wildlife, world, nature )

Cal
- 977 days ago - theecologist.org
Belo Monte is just one of a dozen giant dam projects Brazil plans to build in the Amazon region in the coming decades and opens up the world's largest tropical rainforest to oil and mining exploration
GOOD NEWS! Brazilian Judge Blocks Plans for Construction of Belo Monte Dam
Environment  (tags: GoodNews, environment, ecosystems, BELO MONTE DAM, habitat, protection, world, wildlife, nature, trees, conservation, destruction, politics )

Cal
- 1146 days ago - theecologist.org
Project to build world's third-largest hydroelectric plant is suspended after failing to meet environmental requirements
PLEASE TAKE ACTION!! STOP BELO MONTE--NO MEGA-DAM IN THE AMAZON
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, world, INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, INDIGENOUS PEOPLES RIGHTS, BELO MONTE DAM, Belo Monte Dam, wildlife, protection, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, Sustainabililty, destruction, conservation, nature, animals, politics )

Cal
- 1186 days ago - avaaz.org
Belo Monte would be a project bigger than the Panama Canal, flooding at least 400,000 acres of rainforest, displacing 40,000 indigenous and local people--Sign the petition now, before the bulldozers move in -- it will be delivered to Brasilia!
ACTION ALERT: Stop the Monstrous Belo Monte Dam ! PLEASE SIGN PETITION !
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, belo monte dam, amazon, destruction, endangered, habitatdestruction, nature )

Simone
- 1253 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
Belo Monte Dam would be the one of the largest, most devastating infrastructure projects ever to be built in the Amazon.
Write a Letter for Peoples Affected By the Belo Monte Dam
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, conservation, tribal peoples, Brasil, Belo Monte Dam, Luluwildlife, Sustainabililty, trees, water, habitatdestruction, politics, government, forests, ecosystems )

Little
- 1431 days ago - survivalinternational.org
A series of mega dams is being planned as a central part of Brazil's Accelerated Growth Programme, which aims to stimulate the country's economic growth by building a huge infrastructure of roads and dams, mainly in the Amazon region.
   

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