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Chapter 6 - The hydroelectric threat to the Amazon Basin

The Amazon: Learning for a different future

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A webinar about ways of teaching nad learning about the future of the Amazon, held in the Cabelo Seco community, Marabá, Pará, Brazil

Voices of Latin America Webinar Series: The Rights of Nature and...

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The Latin America Bureau (LAB) invites you to the third instalment of our Voices of Latin America webinar series: The Rights of Nature and Indigenous Peoples.

The Amazon: Covid-19 exploited to get power lines built

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Plans to build a massive EHV 230 kV power line 225 kms long from Óbidos in Pará state across the Amazon river to Parintins...

Record – a poem from the Amazon

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Record The youth stares at his imprisoned canoe a bleached skeleton in the cracked earth. Intuitively, he plants his feet on the arrowhead of earth where the Rivers...

Amazon indigenous group recovers sacred urns

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In 2013, during the building of the Teles Pires dam in the Brazilian Amazon, the Teles Pires Hydroelectric Company (CHTP) dynamited Karobixexe...

Bolsonaro’s Brazil 2019: death by 1,000 cuts

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While the media focused in 2019 on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s incendiary remarks, or on the Amazon fires, he has quietly instituted...

We are the Amazon

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After the Catholic Church started the preparation for its Amazon Synod, Christian Aid’s Latin America and the Caribbean division worked with faith-based organisations across the region. Together...

The Synod on the Amazon

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A synod is a meeting of representatives of Church communities to discuss issues of doctrine or Church governance.  So far, for most people, so boring. ...

Bolsonaro: is there method in his madness?

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11 August 2019, São Paulo. Each day the list of outrageous, insulting, untruthful comments by the president grows longer as President Jair Bolsonaro takes aim...

Tekoha Sauce: community fights to recover land at Itaipú

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Written for LAB by William Costa 'We were very happy when we lived on the banks of the Paraná River. We had our houses, we...

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