(November 21, 2000) Hydro scheme threatens jaguar, Scarlet Macaw habitat.
(October 19, 2000) Last week in Jordan, the jaguars and tapirs of Belize gained another powerful ally.
"(October 1, 2000)A new hydroelectric dam threatens to destroy some of the richest rainforest in Central America, says campaigners. But now screen hero Harrison Ford has waded to the rescue."
In this letter to the editor, Grainne Ryder challenges the viability of the Chalillo dam.
Grainne Ryder argues for better alternatives to Fortis’ Belizean hydro scheme.
(July 28, 2000) Conservation groups question the necessity of the proposed Chalillo Dam, citing concerns over the project’s impact on the environment.
Conservation groups question the necessity of the proposed Chalillo Dam, citing concerns over the project’s impact on the environment.
Conservation groups dispute Fortis, Inc’s assessment of the proposed hydrolectric project in Belize. The head of Fortis Inc. says conservation groups are uniformed and jumping the gun when condemning a proposed hydro project in Central America. Probe International, a Toronto-based citizen’s group investigating the economic and environmental effects of Canadian aid and companies in developing countries, came out this week against a proposed hydro project in central Belize, claiming it will destroy one of the last undisturbed wildlife habitats in Central America.
(July 24, 2000) Probe International argues for better alternatives to Canadian-backed Challilo dam in Belize.
(July 3 2000) Why Newfoundland’s dam is a bad deal for Belize ratepayers.
(May 22, 2000) A coalition of Islanders will take to the street today to show their concerns about plans by Fortis, Inc. (which owns Maritime Electric) to build a power dam in a sensitive natural area in Belize, Central America.