Category Archives: Erwin KrŠutler

Controversial Belo Monte Dam construction started

The construction start of the world’s third biggest dam project, Belo Monte in the Amazonas region in Brazil, is coming closer. The dam is South America’s largest and most controversial energy project. On January 26th, the Brazilian Environment Institute gave permission to the cleareance of 238 hectare forest and the construction of accomodation roads and […]