Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Belo-Monte-Dam-Construction-in-Para-State-27MZIFVZQTKS.htmlConceptually similarConstruction of Belo Monte Dam in BrazilGP0STPPCICompleted★★★★Construction of Belo Monte Dam in BrazilGP0STPPCJCompleted★★★★Construction of Belo Monte Dam in BrazilGP0STPPCMCompleted★★★★Construction of Belo Monte Dam in BrazilGP0STPPCOCompleted★★★★Construction of Belo Monte Dam in BrazilGP0STPPCPCompleted★★★★Construction of Belo Monte Dam in BrazilGP0STPPCQCompleted★★★★★★Construction of Belo Monte Dam in BrazilGP0STPPCRCompleted★★★★Construction of Belo Monte Dam in BrazilGP0STPPCSCompleted★★★★Construction of Belo Monte Dam in BrazilGP0STPPCTCompleted★★★★★★View AllGP04WZFBelo 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:4912px X 7360pxKeywords:Aerial view-Belo Monte Dam-Construction-Construction sites-Day-Deforestation-Forests (campaign title)-Hydroelectric power stations-Industrial cranes-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.