ALERT! Tell Brazil Rio+20 Host: “The Future We Want” Is Not 60 Amazon Rainforest Destroying Dams

By Ecological Internet's Rainforest Portal

TAKE ACTION to protect the Amazon from industrial dam destruction with sustainable development based upon standing rainforests

Brazil’s government – host of the “Rio+20” UN Conference on Sustainable Development devoted to sustainable development and sustaining ecosystems – is planning to build 60 dams on tributaries to the Amazon -- including the controversial $11 billion Belo Monte project. Industrial destruction of intact primary rainforest ecosystems based upon ecocide and genocide is not “the future we want” – a motto of Rio+20. These plans for massive Amazon dam construction reveal Brazil’s meaningless rhetoric regarding environmental sustainability and...

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