Come on in! Join Pinterest only takes like a second or so.

More like this: brazil, amazons and under construction.
Visit Site

Belo Monte dam construction – in pictures

The controversial Belo Monte dam in the Amazon has attracted widespread criticism, and new photographs document the damage
EarthShare • 2 years ago

The Belo Monte would be the third largest dam in the world, and the second largest in Brazil. It is expected to submerge as much as 400,000 hectares and could displace an estimated 20,000 people

Related Pins

pour tous problèmes de debouchage toilette paris 20 notre plombier paris 20 a votre service plombier-paris-20...

Blossoming piúva in Corumbá, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil • photo: Walfrido Tomas on Flickr

Secret Garden Botanical Garden, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Tijuca National Park, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil

Iguazu Falls, Argentina-Brasil! Fell in Love with Iguasu falls! Could not stop talking about it!

A magnificent tree growing out of the water nonetheless. Amazonas, Brazil.

Itaipu Dam, Parana River, between Paraguay and Brazil ~ in 2012 it is the world's largest operating hydroelectric facility in terms of annual energy generation

Dom Bosco Cathedral in Brasilia, Brazil

Jaguars, tapirs, giant anteaters and spider monkeys have become "virtually extinct" in Brazil's Atlantic forest, while other species are being lost faster than previously believed due to the fragmentation and emptying of the once dense canopy by farmers and hunters, according to research published on Tuesday.

Rouge River Dam, Oregon

The Hoover Dam, Nevada and Arizona, USA - Energy generated by the dam can supply energy for up to 1.7million households