Environmental Conflicts in Brazil

Agroindustry in Mato Grosso displaces the Guaraní-Kaiowá from their ancestral lands, Brazil

Aimorés Hydroelectric Power Plant, Brazil

Anti-fracking movement and Petrobras Shale Gas Exploration Field AC-T-8 – Vale do Juruá, Brazil

Asbestos Mine in Bom Jesus da Serra and Eternit Factory in Simoes Filho, Brazil

Ashaninka community against Tawaya biopiracy, Acre, Brazil

Ashaninka of Rio Amônia and Saweto against illegal loggers at border Peru-Brazil

Assassination of Nicinha, Jirau dam area, Rondônia, Brazil

Baixo Acaraú irrigation project threatens Tremembé indigenous people, Brazil

Baleia Wind Power Complex in Ceará, Brazil

Barra Grande Dam on River Pelotas, Brazil

Bauxite mining and deforestation in Oriximina (Para), Brazil

Bauxite mining in Juruti, Para, Brazil

Belo-Monte Dam, Brazil

Biopalma against indigenous Tembé in the Amazon, Brazil

Cana Brava Amianto´s Mining in Minaçu, Goiás, Brazil

Capão Xavier mine, Brazil

Cargill Agricola port for soy export, Brazil

Cassuruba Reserve in Caravelas, Bahia, Brazil

Cattle ranchers, the Monte Pascoal National Park and carbon offsets in Pataxo indigenous territory, Brazil

Chemical contamination at the Cidade dos Meninos, Duque de Caxias, Brazil

Chongquing Soybean Growing and Manufacturing in Bahia, Brazil

“Cidade Nova Atlântida” mega-tourist-complex threatens the Tremembé indigenous people, Ceará, Brazil

Claiming against “black powder” at Tubarão Port in Vitória, Brazil

Coal mining pollution, Santa Catarina, Brazil.

Companhia Brasileira de Alumínio (CBA) in Miradouro, Serra do Brigadeiro, MG, Brazil

Conflict between Indians and miners in the Cinta Larga lands in Rondonia, Brazil

Conflict in the Horto, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Conflict involving miners of Juma river, Novo Aripuana/AM, Brazil

Controversial Amazon route of Transcontinental Railway Brazil-Peru

Corumba indigenous communities and mining, Brazil

Dardanelos Dam in Amazonia, Brazil

Deforestation in Pará and the death of Sister Dorothy Stang, Brazil

Deforestion and land confict in Gleba Nova Olinda, Para, Brazil

Demarcation of Indios land in the Serra do Padeiro, Brazil

Derrame de petroleo en el campo de Frade, Brasil

Deviation of the Sao Francisco River, Brazil

Envira Amazônia REDD+ project in Acre, Brazil

Eucalyptus Monoculture in Eunapolis, Bahia, Brazil

Eucalyptus Plantations Aracruz / Fibria Celulose, Brazil

Eucalyptus plantations in São Luiz do Paraitinga. “Deserto Verde” in São Paulo, Brazil

Expansion of cattle industry of Agropecuária Santa Bárbara Xinguara in Pará, Brazil

Expansion of coconut plantations threatens the Tremembé indogenous people, Brazil

Ferrovia de Integracão Oeste-Leste (FIOL), Brazil

Fibria and Eldorado Brasil project in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil

Florestaminas and Replasa plantations, Brazil

Fracking in the Parana Basin, Brazil

Gandarela Mountain Range (Minas Gerais), against mining iron

Gas Pipelines Urucu-Coari-Manaus & Urucu-Porto Velho - Petrobras, Brazil

Gold mining in Paracatu, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Guaraqueçaba Climate Action Project in traditional communities in Paraná, Brazil

Hydro Alunorte alumina refinery in Barcarena, Pará, Brazil.

Hydroelectric plant in Maraba, Pará, Brazil

Illegal gold mining in indigenous Yanomami territory, Brazil

Illegal logging, land grabbing and deaths of Zé Claudio and Maria do Espirito Santo, Pará, Brazil

Illegal radioactive thorianite mining in Amapá, Brasil

Impacts of iron ore mining in Conceicao do Mato Dentro/MG, Brazil

Incineration of hospital and industrial waste in Camargos, MG, Brazil

Incinerator in São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil

Industrial Complex Porto Açu, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Iron ore mining and mineroduct, Grão Mogol, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Iron ore mining and mineroduct, Morro do Pilar, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Iron ore mining in Curral Novo, Piauí, Brazil

Iron ore mining project Pedra de Ferro in Caetité, BA, Brazil

Itataia Project for Uranium and Phosphate mining in Santa Quitéria, Ceará, Brazil

Jirau and Santo Antonio Dams on Madeira River, Brazil

Kaolin pipeline on Quilombo land in Moju, Para, Brazil

Klabin plantations, Brazil

Land dispute Fibria and quilombolas, Brazil

Landless farmers and rubber tappers displaced by cattle rancher in Capixaba, Acre, Brazil

Lead contamination in Santo Amaro, Bahia, Brazil

Legal Recognition of Creole Seeds, Brazil

Lobbying for the new Mining Code and cooptation of indigenous communities along Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil

Lumber companies threaten extractive communities of Lábrea, Brazil

Manso dam, Brazil

Mining in indigenous territories and the RENCA Amazon reserve, Amapá - Pará, Brazil

Mining of building materials and quarry threats indigenous Pitaguary, Brazil

Monoculture of sugar cane in Ribeirao Preto, Brazil

Munduruku indigenous resistance against illegal gold mining in Pará, Brazil

Murta dam, MG, Brazil

Ocupa Mauá, São Paulo, Brazil

Oil and Gas Exploration in Coari, Brazil

Onca Puma nickel mining project in Ourilandia do Norte, Para, Brazil

Petrochemical Complex in Itaborai, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Phosphate mining in Anitpolis, Brazil

Plantar CDM tree plantation project, Brazil

Pollution of leather industry in Belém, Brazil

Porto Alegre's urban mobility and the Critical Mass, Brazil

Projeto Caçapava do Sul, Rio Camaquã, RGS, Brasil

Purus REDD Project, Brazil

Quilomboas of Conceicao das Crioulass struggle for land and water in Salgueiro/PE, Brazil

Quilombola communities affected by wind power projects in Caetité region, Brazil

Quilombolas land demarcation, Dourados/MS, Brazil

Recognition of Indigenous Lands in Raposa Serra do Sol, Brazil

Residents of Piquiá de Baixo, Maranhao, Brazil press Vale and pig iron companies for resettling them in new neighborhood due to intense pollution.

Rice monocultures and land conflicts with Quilombola communities in the Marajó archipelago, Pará, Brazil

Rio Branco-Jauaperi Extractive Reserve, Brazil

Rubber tappers against cattle ranchers and the murder of Chico Mendes, Brazil

Russas and Valparaíso REDD+ projects in Acre, Brazil

Samarco Tailings Dam Disaster, Minas Gerais, Brazil

São Luiz do Tapajós hydroelectric dam, Brazil

Shell Brazil & BASF pesticide plant, Brazil

Shrimp farming in Canavieiras, Brazil

Shrimp farms v. fishermen in Santa Rita, Brazil

Suruí controversial Forest Carbon Project, Rondônia, Brasil

Suzano biomass plantations, Brazil

Tapeba Indians threatened by companies and public policies in Caucaia, Ceara, Brazil.

Thermal Power Plants in Sapeacu, Brazil

Thermoelectric Complex Parnaíba, Maranhao, Brazil

Timber Exploitation in Porto de Moz & Prainha, Brazil

Uranium mining in Caetite, Brazil

Usina Trapiche, Sirinhaém, Pernambuco, Brazil

Veracel Celulose, Brazil

Volta Grande Mining Project, Pará, Brasil

Waste dump, Gameleiro in Olho Dagua das Flores, Brazil

Wastepickers against pollution and public policy in Federal District, Brazil

Weir Figueiredo: farmers and compensation, Brazil

Wind Farms in the Sustainable Development Reserve of Ponta do Tubarão, Brazil

Women against “green deserts” (eucalyptus monoculture), R.G. do Sul, Brazil

Xakriaba territorial struggle, Brazil