17. Februar 2012
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Despite local, national and international opposition, the Brazilian government just issued the full installation license to begin construction on the Belo Monte Dam. The battle to defend the Xingu and its people is far from over, however! It’s now more important than ever that we take this campaign to the next level. Together with our indigenous partners and allies on the ground in Brazil, we are committed to a relentless fight stop the Belo Monte Dam. Will you continue to join us?
Please help us stop this monstrous project by sharing the petition with friends (see sample e-mail below) and joining the Cause „Stop the Monster Dam: Protect the Xingu River and its People“. Your donation today will help support indigenous leaders travel to Altamira to ensure their voices are heard and their demands are met.
And, please share our petition and Cause on Facebook and Twitter by sharing these sample messages:
Take action to defend the Amazon and indigenous rights. Sign the petition to Stop the Belo Monte Monster Dam http://amazonwatch.org/take-action/stop-the-belo-monte-monster-dam
Defend the Amazon and indigenous peoples rights. Support Cause to Stop the Belo Monte Monster Dam http://www.causes.com/campaigns/158177?cause_id=77274
Sign the @AmazonWatch petition to Stop the Belo Monte Monster Dam http://goo.gl/6dHGi
Join the Cause to Stop the Belo Monte Monster Dam http://goo.gl/sNQOf
For more information visit the following websites:
Movimento Xingu Vivo Para Sempre
Many thanks for your continued support,
P.S. If you chose to subscribe to our monthly newsletter, Eye on the Amazon, you will now begin to receive it and occasional updates and action alerts in between issues. Our mailing list is an excellent way to stay informed on issues related to indigenous rights and the Amazon. We won’t overwhelm you with email, but we will keep you involved and up-to-date.