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Protestors Dig Canal Through Belo Monte Dam in Brazil


Environment  (tags: activism, world, environment, ecosystems, AMazon, Belo Monte Dam, destruction, conservation, wildlife )

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- 1384 days ago - amazonrainforestnews.com
In an symbolic protest of the giant Belo Monte Dam, Friday morning some 300 locals dug a channel in an earthen dam that blocks a portion of the Xingu River and serves as the first step for the controversial hydroelectric project



   

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Christeen A (354)
Wednesday December 3, 2014, 4:42 am
They mean business.
 

pam w (139)
Wednesday December 3, 2014, 12:45 pm
The last photo says it all!
 

Kathleen M (210)
Wednesday December 3, 2014, 2:33 pm
Noted. Thanks, Cal. Good for them!
 

Claudia Acosta (70)
Wednesday December 3, 2014, 2:44 pm
noted
 

Lois Jordan (63)
Wednesday December 3, 2014, 2:49 pm
Noted. Thanks, Cal. Glad to see this. I hope they win this battle.
 

Peta Clarke (30)
Wednesday December 3, 2014, 4:11 pm
Noted and thank you Cal. The fight continues, these are brave people.
 

Elizabeth M (65)
Wednesday December 3, 2014, 4:17 pm
Bravo! This may have been a stunt, but has brought this Dam to the forefront. Noted with thanks Cal.
"We, the people who live along the banks of the Xingu, who subsist from the river, who drink from the river, and who are already suffering from of the most irresponsible projects in the history of Brazil are demanding: Stop Belo Monte."
 

Donna T (0)
Wednesday December 3, 2014, 4:26 pm
thanks for posting
 

Nancy C (806)
Wednesday December 3, 2014, 4:43 pm
my heart is with them. ty as always Cal
 

Kathryn M (108)
Wednesday December 3, 2014, 5:52 pm
Love it! :D
 

S J (130)
Wednesday December 3, 2014, 7:25 pm
bravo!!!! thanks
 

Theresa Robinson (79)
Wednesday December 3, 2014, 8:07 pm
TY
 

Robert O (12)
Thursday December 4, 2014, 12:42 am
I'd be scared of the local people (for good reason) if the dam people know what's good for them. Environmental atrocities like this cannot be allowed to continue.
 

Leslie Stanick (102)
Thursday December 4, 2014, 1:17 am
Brilliant!
 

Ana MESNER (201)
Thursday December 4, 2014, 2:38 am
Noted - thank you Cal
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 4, 2014, 3:43 am
noted shared shared and shared
 

Ana Lopes (92)
Thursday December 4, 2014, 6:31 am
noted
 

Bridget Robertson (106)
Thursday December 4, 2014, 11:08 pm
Noted. Thank you.
 

Arild Gone for now (174)
Friday December 5, 2014, 1:35 am
TY Cal.
 
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