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Belo Monte Mega-Dam Halted Again By High Brazilian Court, Appeal Likely But Difficult

Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, government, habitatdestruction, humans, protection, water )

- 2044 days ago -
A high federal court in Brazil has ruled that work on the Belo Monte dam in the Brazilian Amazon be immediately suspended. Finding that the government failed to properly consult indigenous people on the dam, the ruling is the latest . . . Cont.

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Cher C (1430)
Wednesday August 15, 2012, 3:45 pm

Thnx so much for posting this sweetie!!


DP S. (3)
Wednesday August 15, 2012, 3:58 pm
We need an extra layer of accountability at the international level. With strong ecocide laws in place it would make it more difficult for projects like this, where the governmnt can influenced by a handful of corprates.

Anna M (18)
Thursday August 16, 2012, 8:03 am

Humankind has not woven the web of life.
We are but one thread within it.
Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves.
All things are bound together.
All things connect.

Chief Seattle, 1854

Sandra Penna (135)
Thursday August 16, 2012, 9:21 am
brazilian people are fighting, and harder! we don't want Belo Monte - no way!

Past Member (0)
Thursday August 16, 2012, 11:27 pm
Indigenous people and life must be respected.

Melania P (122)
Wednesday August 22, 2012, 3:11 pm
I hope with all my heart that this does not go through

ilja c (48)
Saturday October 27, 2012, 12:46 pm
Green star x100 for the judges.
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