Natives occupy Amazon dam construction site

Agence France-Presse: Around 300 indigenous and green activists occupied Friday the construction site of a huge hydro-electric dam across the Xingu River, a tributary of the Amazon, protest organizers said. The demonstration at the Belo Monte dam sought to draw attention to the project at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development taking place in Rio de Janeiro, more than 3,500 kilometers (2,200 miles) to the south. "We call on the world to let our river live," Antonia Melo, head of the Xingu River Forever Alive......

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