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June 1, 2011

Because City People matter more than Tribal People?!

Please spread the word fast—last-ditch effort to collect signatures, make noise.

Heartbreaking Photo of the Day—Plus how to take action.

Click over the The Daily What for a succinct summary of what’s going on here and to take action:

> Etcetera:

[A] death sentence [for] the peoples of Great Bend of the Xingu river [has been] enacted. Belo Monte will inundate at least 400,000 hectares of forest, an area bigger than the Panama Canal, thus expelling 40,000 indigenous and local populations and destroying habitat valuable for many species – all to produce electricity at a high social, economic and environmental cost, which could easily be generated with greater investments in energy efficiency.

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