Work starts on controversial Amazonian hydro project

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Initial building work on giant $17bn Belo Monte dam approved by Brazilian environment agency

Construction can now start on what will be the world's third-largest hydroelectric dam after Ibama, Brazil's environment agency, gave the go-ahead for the controversial $17bn (£10.6bn) project. Ibama...

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