Based on the article by Philippa de Boissière and Sian Cowman in Foreign Policy in Focus and others.
These mega-projects expropriate land, spoil environments, and pollute democracies. Berta Cáceres, a world-renowned environmental activist, gave her life resisting them.
Listen to the authors talking about the background to Berta’s assassination, and the human rights, climate, and even spiritual impacts of the regional-wide expansion of big hydropower. Lastly, they give clues to the routes of continued resistance and international solidarity.
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