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Please sign James' petition!!! We can stop this, we can save the Amazon, the people, the animals. We can stop greed from ruining our world. Take A Stand...

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Beverly Fjobhunting (86)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 7:29 pm
The Brazilian Amazon, home to 60 percent of the world’s largest forest and 20 percent of the Earth’s oxygen, remains threatened by the rapid development of the country. The area is currently populated by over 20 million people and is challenged by deforestation, agriculture, mining, a governmental dam-building spree, illegal land speculation including the occupation of forest reserves and indigenous land and other issues...
YOU can be the world wide voice for the people of the Amazon, for the Animals of the Amazon and for the world itself, your voice is needed.
Why should people sign this petition and back us in this fight ?... I think the answer is easy. The dam will cause a mass flooding of the already endangered Amazon Rainforest, in doing this it will destroy thousands of natives homes, innocent people will die, lose their land, their rights and way of life, animals will lose their homes and many will die and a massive section of what many including myself call the lungs of the world will be destroyed forever and for what ?... Money, Power, Greed, it seems that is all that man cares about and needs, more money, more control and will slaughter for greed, I ask you all to Sign this petition and send it to everyone you know, mail it, post it, tweet it and push it all over... Some facts for you all...

The company will tell you its in the name of progress and that its for the people, the facts are its not for the people most of the pwer generated is for more mining, for exports and 30% to share holders. so the people get nothing, greed, power and control for the money men, destruction death and loss for the people, animals and the planet, is it worth it ?... NO

The EIA report carried out on Belo Monte was in fact funded and carried out by the company responsible for Belo Monte itself, Eletrobras/Eletronorte, part of the Norte Energia consortium. It was done with Andrade Gutierrez, Odebrecht, Camargo Corręa, contracted out to Leme Engenharia, which is part of the GDF Suez, which operates 15 hydroelectric plants in the Amazon, the Jirau on the Madeira among them. In short, the EIA report has no credibility...

Belo Monte will destroy vast areas of pristine Amazon rainforest and biodiversity, causing the extinction of many rare species of animals and plants... I ask you all to fight, to take a stand, post it everywhere, share, push and fight the good fight. With respect always, James Howie.
C.O.P.E -- Carers Of Planet Earth...


Erin R. (183)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 7:42 pm
n & s

Sue H. (6)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 8:10 pm
Noted and signed, thanks.

James Howie (168)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 9:53 pm
Thank you very much for putting this out for me, here is hoping it gets a lot as it needs it

Gloria picchetti (310)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 10:29 pm

Gysele van Santen (213)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 10:30 pm
signed, thnx. & thnx to James for the fwd.

Sandra ;atterson (59)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 10:37 pm
Signed and noted,ty

Helen Porter (39)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 10:39 pm
noted, signed, facebook

desanka s. (420)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 10:51 pm
Thank you James for the petition and Beverly for posting, already signed.

Kim O. (396)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 10:54 pm
Thanks Beverly and to James H for sending!!

Rose Becke (142)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 11:06 pm
Signed Bev, Thank you

Nancy Black (308)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 11:16 pm
Noted, tweeted, shared, tweeted, and signed. It is important for us to take care of our environment; we are not going to get a new one in this life time. Money is not nearly as important as life and the earth.

Roger Garin-michaud (154)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 11:17 pm
noted, thanks!

Joy Wong (99)
Monday May 6, 2013, 12:10 am
Noted and signed.

Monday May 6, 2013, 12:27 am
Already signed
noted with hope
Thank you, James & Beverly.

PlsNoMessage se (614)
Monday May 6, 2013, 2:30 am

Victoria Pohrebna (279)
Monday May 6, 2013, 2:47 am
Already signed.

Wendy F. (61)
Monday May 6, 2013, 3:03 am

Past Member (0)
Monday May 6, 2013, 3:27 am
with 711 supporters

I signed quite awhile ago. Here's hoping James gets LOTS more signatures. It's so very important! Let's stop the damn dam! Thanks Beverly for posting.

Nancy C. (807)
Monday May 6, 2013, 4:05 am
already done...will share again on fb...

Mike M. (44)
Monday May 6, 2013, 5:15 am
N&S done some time ago

Sharon Davidson (373)
Monday May 6, 2013, 5:29 am
we need to do all we can to save this beautiful site

Fi T. (21)
Monday May 6, 2013, 5:30 am
Don't change the natural habitat of the wildlife; it's home to them

Dana B. (141)
Monday May 6, 2013, 5:45 am
Signed, thank you

Debbie Williamson (321)
Monday May 6, 2013, 6:25 am
Signed and noted. Thanks Beverly.

Past Member (0)
Monday May 6, 2013, 6:31 am
We surely are not going to stand aside and allow this to happen are we?

Stephanie Reap (192)
Monday May 6, 2013, 6:32 am
done :) TY

Kit B. (276)
Monday May 6, 2013, 6:36 am


John B. (194)
Monday May 6, 2013, 6:37 am
Thanks Beverly for the link to the petition. Signed and noted.
'Signed with 725 supporters."

Donna Hamilton (159)
Monday May 6, 2013, 6:40 am
Noted and signed previously. Thanks, Beverly.

Past Member (0)
Monday May 6, 2013, 6:41 am
noted + signed

Frances Darcy (225)
Monday May 6, 2013, 6:43 am
Noted and signed.

Past Member (0)
Monday May 6, 2013, 6:44 am
Already signed and shared, thanks Beverly and James.

Michela M. (4008)
Monday May 6, 2013, 6:45 am
with 727 supporters

Mike S. (86)
Monday May 6, 2013, 6:53 am
SS&N. Thank you Beverly and Kit.

Michela M. (4008)
Monday May 6, 2013, 6:56 am



natasha salgado (717)
Monday May 6, 2013, 7:09 am
Already signed but noted with hope, thx beverly.

Kerstin Strobl (449)
Monday May 6, 2013, 7:53 am
signed, thank you James and Beverly

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Monday May 6, 2013, 8:06 am
Signed and noted thanks

Erika M. (0)
Monday May 6, 2013, 8:07 am
I have signed this one and several others. I hope it will be stopped.

Spirit Spider (86)
Monday May 6, 2013, 8:31 am
Signed. Thanks Beverly!

Ben Oscarsito (259)
Monday May 6, 2013, 9:12 am
Done. And, believe me - I've signed quite a few other petitions as well!

Ben Oscarsito (259)
Monday May 6, 2013, 9:19 am
Survival International: Write a letter for peoples affected by the Belo Monte dam:
Muito obrigado! Thank You! Muchas gracias!

Ben Oscarsito (259)
Monday May 6, 2013, 9:23 am
International Rivers; Belo Monte dam, facts:

Ruth M. (235)
Monday May 6, 2013, 9:37 am
Signed, noted & shared

Beverly Fjobhunting (86)
Monday May 6, 2013, 10:12 am
Thanks for the links Ben, sending my letter right now!

Michela M. (4008)
Monday May 6, 2013, 10:14 am

Thanks!!! Posted in:  ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest
in:  CLIMATE CHANGE: 141 Petitions - New!!! URGENT!!!!!
Please Join & Invite friends to Join
ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest
together with Sumatran Tigers (Java & Bali Tigers already EXTINCT), Elephants, Rhinos, Clouded Leopards, Sun Bears, Wildlife, Biodiversity they face Extinction!! Only 300 Sumatran Tigers left on Earth!!! 300 Football Fields of Rainforests are CLEARED every hour in SE Asia to produce Palm Oil: a hidden, not labelled, unhealthy ingredient in the products we buy. We MUST do WHATEVER is possible to SAVE them all!!
AGAINST: Corporate Control, Deforestation, Illegal Logging, Global Warming, Pollution, CO2Emissions, Indigenous Peoples Displacement, Pet Trade, GMO Food, Vivisection… Also other Primates, as Chimpanzees, Gorillas, Gibbons, & Monkeys for Vivisection are dealt in this Group. Petitions/Info/Videos/Pics are here.
Please!! Join, Sign, Invite friends to Join!! Individually: we are one DROP, all together: we are an OCEAN!! ALL together we can make a difference!! Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world -Margaret Mead Thanks!! Michela

Sara W. (107)
Monday May 6, 2013, 12:43 pm
Gladly signed. Thanks for posting!

Birgit W. (159)
Monday May 6, 2013, 1:08 pm

Ann P. (17)
Monday May 6, 2013, 2:10 pm
Noted & signed. L♡ve ☮ Peace.

Lynne Buckley (0)
Monday May 6, 2013, 2:34 pm

Lois Jordan (63)
Monday May 6, 2013, 2:57 pm
Signed. 774 supporters. Noted. Thank you, Beverly.

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Monday May 6, 2013, 3:20 pm

Monday May 6, 2013, 3:31 pm
Signed, thanks.

R T. (14)
Monday May 6, 2013, 3:41 pm
Signed together with many others fighting this stupidity. Hope we succeed.

Christeen Anderson (659)
Monday May 6, 2013, 4:50 pm

Judith Hand (55)
Monday May 6, 2013, 5:06 pm
Noted and signed.

Angeles Madrazo (301)
Monday May 6, 2013, 5:15 pm

Past Member (0)
Monday May 6, 2013, 5:22 pm
Previously signed and shared...and lots of other petitions against the Belo Monte. Thank you.

Mary Furlong (198)
Monday May 6, 2013, 5:42 pm
Already signed but I did share it on Facebook

Laurie H. (815)
Monday May 6, 2013, 6:47 pm
Signed & Shared, With Thanks Beverly & James for sending too!!!~

James Howie (168)
Monday May 6, 2013, 7:33 pm
Thank you all very much, it needs a lot more, keep it going guys you are doing a great job. Thanks again. Fight the good fight and stand strong, with respect always, James...

Vicky P. (476)
Monday May 6, 2013, 9:19 pm
noted and signed

Rosemary Rannes (655)
Monday May 6, 2013, 9:36 pm
Thank you for signing the petition "President: Dilma Rousseff, Brazilian Embassy London. UN-EP. EEA: Demand A Stop To The Belo Monte Dam. "
James thank you for your petition on which I signed & posted to Twitter. Many petitions have landed on her desk-i.e. President Rousseff - hopefully she will get the 'message' sooner than later. Time for her to stand up and say STOP to the Belo Monte Dam Project is NOW!
Thanks also to Beverley for posting and to Ben O. for including Survival International: Write a letter for peoples affected by the Belo Monte dam and International Rivers; Belo Monte dam, facts.


Lydia S. (155)
Monday May 6, 2013, 9:45 pm
Already signed , I will forward on .

Darren Woolsey (217)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 1:36 am
Noted signed and distributed

Elsie Au (259)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 1:52 am
done, thanks for posting.

Yvonne F. (180)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 3:16 am
Thanks for posting this great petitions, Beverly!!!

paul m. (93)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 4:06 am


Irene S. (68)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 8:46 am
Signed. Hope, we can stop it!

Carmen Stanescu (5)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 9:22 am

Carmen Stanescu (5)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 9:28 am
I sign so that innocent people may not die, lose their land, their rights and way of life, animals may not lose their homes and die. Thank you for giving me this opportunity.

Kenneth V. (1500)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 1:35 pm
signed and noted

Kay Redmon (40)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 2:44 pm
When will the greed stop ?. It always some big corporation trying to dazzle everyone with facts that can't be substantiated. They say it is for the good of the people, but the good is only for the hip pocket of a few.. the animals that will diappear if this projects goes ahead will be to numerous to count. Animals that are near extinction now, will be lost forever. Lost, because they live & survive in the areas that will no longer be there, if this dam go ahead. People who make their home there will be misplaced, some of them will also lose their lives in the name of GREED not PROGRESS. Something that must not be allowed to happen.

Jason Flint (5)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 7:02 pm
signed and noted

Emma S. (240)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 2:38 am
Done! Thanks, Beverly and James.

alicia m. (97)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 9:28 am
noted, already signed, gracias

Patricia E G. (65)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 9:39 am
James you have written a superlative petition defining the negative
aspects of building the Belo Monte Dam. In my comment I have implored
El Presidente et. al. to reconsider this venture to build the Belo Monte Dam.
I am interested in joining C.O.P.E.
Thank you Beverly for posting
Thank you Greenpeace for the forward
I have signed this petition

Kira Leeon (13)
Friday May 10, 2013, 2:19 am
Thank you. Signed.

Klaus Peters (14)
Monday May 27, 2013, 8:13 pm
Noted and signed.
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