Brazil’s huge river diversion project divides opinion

BBC: Outside his house by the Sao Francisco river, Emanoel de Souza toys with the skin of a caiman he hunted a month earlier. "There are plenty out there. You leave a cow's heart on a hook by the river, and by morning a caiman will have bitten," he smiles. The meat makes for a good meal and the skin provides an amusing decoration. But Mr de Souza gets much more than caimans from the Sao Francisco. The river also provides water for him to farm fish and rice. The profits ......

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