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Ivaneide Bandeiras at the World Social Forum 2009 - Part 1            
Belem, Brazil  Jan 28, 2009                              also see: Part 2

These videos feature Ivaneide Bandeiras of Kaninde.org.br speaking (Portuguese with English subtitles) at the World Social Forum in Belem, Brazil on the Rio Madeira hydroelectric dam complex being developed as part of IIRSA in South America and the impacts on on local indigenous populations.

7/08/09 Follow up news:
'Three non-governmental organisations — Amigos da Terra Amazônia Brasileira, the ethno-environmental Kanindé defence association and the co-ordination of Brazilian Amazon indigenous organisations — have together filed two civil suits against Ibama, the Brazilian institute for the environment and natural renewable resources.'

via Environmental lawsuits filed against Amazon dam projects - Politics - Renewable energy news - Recharge - wind, solar, biofuels, wave/tidal/hydro and geothermal | rechargenews.com.

 

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