Water`s dam Mina de Pau Branco started to overflow this morning (08) in the metropolitan region of Belo Horizonte
To the People Affected by Dams and people who fight together with us in this dear and immense Brazil.
A member of MAB for nearly two decades, Andréia is dedicated to the fight for the water right, resisting, along with many others affected, to the pressure of companies that want to surround the rivers of western Bahia with dozens of hydroelectric plants.
Resident of Itaituba (PA), a militant of the Movement of People Affected by Damns fights against a model of development which, besides causing a variety of environmental and social impacts to the Tapajós, increases the indexes of violence against women.
Belo Monte dried the previous mighty Xingu and changed the courseof living of around 50,000 people, which, nowadays try to restart their stories apart from the river and its references. MAB coordinator Igor Meirelles is one of them. He made the collective struggle against the injustices of this endeavor one of the purposes of his youth.
On the anniversary of the crime that devastated the Rio Doce Basin, the Movement of People Affected by Dams (MAB) performed symbolic acts in Mariana (MG) and Governor Valadares (MG) charging justice
The projects represent a huge risk for socio-biodiversity and for the planet’s climate due to the emission of methane. During COP 26, more than 100 countries pledged to reduce gas emissions by 30% until 2030
Six years after the Samarco’s dam, controlled by Vale and BHP Billiton, ruptured in Mariana (MG), the people affected demanded the construction of devastated houses, the removal of the tailings from the rivers and the criminal accountability of those involved.