Brazil, After a Long Battle, Approves an Amazon Dam

New York Times: Brazil's environmental agency gave final approval on Wednesday for a giant hydroelectric power plant in the Amazon rain forest that has been at the center of a protracted battle between the government and environmentalists over the fate of indigenous people. Enlarge This Image Evaristo Sa/Agence France-Presse "” Getty Images Protesters of the Belo Monte dam in Brasília in February. After three decades of planning, the environmental agency, Ibama, granted a license to......

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