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Jay Cassano – wagingnonviolence.org – A new film connects two environmental struggles a world apart, telling the story of their similar paths of resistance. Part documentary and part call to action, Damocracynarrates the histories of struggle against two dam hydroelectric [...]
Jason Rainey – Executive Director, International Rivers This was the banner that I held last week during a blockade of the Ilisu Dam construction site on the upper Tigris River in eastern Turkey – the first action of its kind in this long-running campaign. Standing beside local [...]
Kayapos from the Amazon join protest demanding protection of world heritage Representatives of dam-affected communities and international organizations from South America, the Middle East, Europe, the US, and Africa today blocked the entrance to the construction site of the Ilisu dam [...]
Realizado durante o ano de 2012, o filme Damocracy mostra a realidade e as lutas dos atingidos pelas hidrelétricas de Belo Monte, no Brasil, e de Ilisu, na Turquia, e desconstrói o mito de que a hidreletrecidade é uma energia limpa.Assim como Belo Monte, a história do barramento do ri[...]
DAMOCRACY: A documentary that debunks the myth of large-scale dams as clean energy and a solution to climate change. It records the priceless cultural and natural heritage the world will lose in the Amazon and Mesopotamia if two planned large-scale dams are built, Belo Monte dam in Br[...]
Activists and Academics from 10 Countries are Meeting in Burdur/Turkey  on 17-18 September for Drying Lakes Anatolia is rapidly drying. In the last 60 years, our wetlands as large as almost 2 million hectares were either dried up or left to dry up. This area is much larger than the ar[...]