David Bond

I had a camera to document both the wonder and the horror around me. My camera was stolen (go figure) so now I write and talk. My passion is Tapuio, the side of a mountain in Espírito Santo where I do almost daily battle with hunters and destroyers. In my spare time, I teach English and French and dedicate some of my time to Global Voices. Global Voices gives sound to voices otherwise unheard, forgotten. I like that.

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Uprooted by Brazilian Power Plant, River Residents Try to Rebuild

  15 May 2013

Due to flooding caused by the Jirau power plant under construction in the Brazilian Amazon, river dwellers were removed to a village specially built to house displaced victims. Unable to adapt to that new style of life, they moved closer to the river. They worry about what will happen with the community once construction is finished and the jobs are gone.