Belo Monte: After the Flood
Geography: Year 10-11 • 52m
A gripping account of the Belo Monte dam and how a trial was made possible following extensive flooding of the dam's main reservoir. The culture and lives of the indigenous population are changed forever, with no return. Whilst engineers at Norte Energia celebrated the test as a success.
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