Category: Belo Monte

*Damming Latin Americas` Future* *Siemens faces protests for participating in Belo Monte and Agua Zarca dams*

*When: 28th of January, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.* *Where: Siemens’ annual shareholder meeting, Olympiahalle at Olympiapark, Munich, Germany* */During meeting, the board and shareholders will be challenged to reject bad business for the environment and indigenous populations in Brazil

Belo Monte Dam: President of Brazilian Environmental Protection Agency resigns

14.1.2011 – The conflict over the controversial Belo Monte dam on the Xingu river in Brasil has reached a new culmination point:┬áThe president of the Brasilian environmental protection agency IBAMA, Abelardo Bayma Azevedo, resigned in reaction to massive pressure to