Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Belo-Monte-Dam-Construction-in-Para-State-27MZIFVZQ3OE.htmlConceptually similarBelo Monte Dam Construction in Para StateGP04WZDCompleted★★★★Belo Monte Dam Construction in Para StateGP04WZECompleted★★★★Belo Monte Dam Construction in Para StateGP04WZFCompleted★★★★★★Belo Monte Dam Construction in Para StateGP04WZGCompleted★★★★Belo Monte Dam Construction in Para StateGP04WZHCompleted★★★★Belo Monte Dam Construction in Para StateGP04WZICompleted★★★★Belo Monte Dam Construction in Para StateGP04WZJCompleted★★★★Belo Monte Dam Construction in Para StateGP04WZKCompleted★★★★Belo Monte Dam Construction in Para StateGP04WZLCompleted★★★★View AllGP04WZMBelo Monte Dam Construction in Para StateAerial view of the Belo Monte Dam construction site. Belo Monte is a controversial hydropower plant that is being built in the Xingu River, one of the largest rivers in the Amazon basin. For 20 years indigenous groups, rural communities and environmentalists have fought against the construction.Locations:Amazon-Brazil-Pará-South AmericaDate:17 Sep, 2013Credit:© Daniel Beltrá / GreenpeaceMaximum size:7360px X 4912pxKeywords:Aerial view-Belo Monte Dam-Construction-Construction sites-Day-Deforestation-Forests (campaign title)-Hydroelectric power stations-KWCI (GPI)-OutdoorsShoot:Pará State Aerial DocumentationAerial photographs taken on several flights to document deforestation and forest beauty throughout the northern area of Pará State, Brazil. Includes construction of the controversial Belo Monte Dam project, and areas where three large dams are also to be built on the Tapajos River. In addition, Greenpeace is in the area to witness the "Cachoeira Seca" (Dry Waterfall) Indigenous land, where illegal logging and land grabbing has been occurring.