Indians fishing in the Amazon

    Brazil Scraps a Dam in the Amazon. There Are Dozens of Others in the Works Though

    After the environmental permitting for the São Luiz do Tapajós, Pará, hydropower dam project ...

    Munduruku kids swimming

    Brazilian Indians Avoid Amazon Dam, But There Are Other Threats

    As the Rio Olympics get underway, Brazil has blocked the construction of a controversial ...

    Protest against Belo Monte

    Once Again Brazilian Justice Orders Halt to Amazon’s Belo Monte Dam

    A Brazilian judge has ordered a halt to construction of a multi-billion-dollar dam project ...

    Brazil Indians against Belo Monte dam

    Brazil Incensed with Criticism to the Construction of Belo Monte Dam

    Earlier this month the Human Rights Commission at the Organization of American States (OAS) ...

    Stop Belo Monte sign

    Brazil’s Higher Court Gives Green Light to Amazon’s Hydroelectric Plant

    A higher court in Brazil lifted an order that suspended construction of the massive ...

    A Kayapo Brazilian Indian

    Lula’s Answer to Belo Monte’s Friendly Fire: We Can Do It Alone

    Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva declared that the Belo Monte power plant ...

    Enawenê boys from Brazil

    Brazilian Indians Destroy Dam Equipment to Save River They Depend On

    Brazilian Indians from the Enawenê Nawê tribe in Brazil's Amazon occupied and shut down ...

    Madeira river in the Amazon

    Green Groups Take Brazil to Court for Approving Amazon Dam

    The Environment minister from Brazil, Carlos Minc, announced he had granted a license for ...

    Group of Brazil's Enawenê Nawê Indians

    Brazil Amazon Indians Take on Soy Barons Blocking Dam Site

    The remote Enawenê Nawê Indians have blockaded the construction site of a hydroelectric dam in ...

    An Enawenê Nawê Indian man in Brazil

    Brazilian Indians Defy World’s Largest Soy Producer and Block Highway

    A remote Amazonian tribe are blockading a major highway in the Brazilian state of ...