Dam at heart of Amazon rain forest approved

WalesOnline: The massive Belo Monte hydroelectric dam in the heart of the Amazon rain forest won approval from Brazil`s environmental protection agency, clearing the way for construction of a project fiercely opposed by environmentalists, indigenous activists and celebrities including film director James Cameron and rock star Sting. The dam would be the world`s third largest, behind China`s Three Gorges dam and the Itaipu, which straddles the border of Brazil and Paraguay. The consortium building Belo Monte......

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