Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Brazil: Don't Shove Belo Monte Down Our Throats!

Marina Silva
Meanwhile, Amazon defender and Green Party candidate Marina Silva, running 8% in polls, has criticized Belo Monte for lacking a coherent socio-environmental plan to support the people of the Xingú. Yet both front runners – Serra and Rousseff – have a strong interest in building Belo Monte and many more mega-dams in the Amazon to keep hydroelectricity profits flowing into industry and government coffers.

Photo courtesy of Rogério Costa/Flickr

1 comment:

  1. We are on the same beach, Eric.
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