Just In: Brazil Green Lights Controversial Dam (Damn!)


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A spectacular sunset over the vast expanse of the Xingu River. Photo Credit: Amazon Watch

Last September, I wrote about the Belo Monte Dam Complex–a project in the Amazon which, if completed, will displace tens of thousands of indigenous people and have profound environmental impacts. Despite many local protests and global petition signatures against the dam–not to mention a compelling video narrated by Sigourney Continue reading

Don’t Damn the Amazon : Take Action


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Urge the Brazilian government to defend the the Amazon and its people and stop the Belo Monte Dam Complex. Sign the Amazon Watch petition.

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