350 or bust: Brazilian Court Suspends Work on Mega-Dam Set To Destroy Rainforest, Indigenous Peoples

Something to celebrate! For decades, the Brazilian government has had plans to build the third-largest hydroelectric dam in the world in Amazonia. This mega-project would drown large areas of pristine rainforest and displace the resident indigenous peoples from their homelands. After protests by the affected tribes supported by a worldwide campaign appealing to the parliament ...