” Survival International’s International said: “It has hidden the real impact of prey. If you go ahead destroy the lives, lands and livelihoods of many indigenous peoples. No compensation can ever overcome an injury of this scale, which will ruin the lives and independence of these peoples. ” The truth is that the October 28 start a serious protest of Piaracu Kayapo community that will last a week. According to expectations, expected to attend some 200 Indians.
Ecoportal.net review as the Kayapo and other indigenous people are opposed to the dam, arguing that they have not been adequately consulted and have not been informed about the true impact it will have on their land. The dam will divert 80% of the Xingu river flow and have a great impact on fish stocks and forests inhabited by indigenous peoples along its 100 km. length. Survival has protested to the Government for this project. It is noted that Edison Lobao, Minister of Mines and Energy, recently declared that “demonic forces” were trying to prevent the construction of large hydroelectric dams in Brazil. The fact that the Megaron Txucarramae Kayapo leader: “These words are very ugly and are offensive to us and to all those who defend nature.” Consider that Belo Monte is one of the huge infrastructure projects listed in the Accelerated Growth Program of the Government. In 1989 the organized protests Kayapo mass against plans to build a series of dams on the Xingu River.
Successfully lobbied the World Bank to come out of the financing of the project, which is then closed. The planned construction of dams on other rivers of the Amazon are also the target of indigenous protests. A year ago, indigenous Enawene Nawe looted a dam under construction in an attempt to stop a dozen dams on the river Juruena planned. According to the Indians themselves would ruin fishing prey on which they depend. In western Amazonia Santo Antonio Dam, which forms part of a complex of dams being built along the Madeira River, flood the land of at least five isolated indigenous groups. It is thought that one group lives only 14 miles from where they are building the main dam.