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Innu Women March Against Hydro Quebec Project Toronto Star, April 13, 2012. Describes Innu opposition to the Romaine River project, and, more generally, to the Plan Nord.


Turkey’s Great Leap Forward risks cultural and environmental bankruptcy Manchester Guardian, May 29, 2011 

Alliance Romaine is not alone in opposing the effects of mega-dams on ecosystems and human communities. Worldwide, more than 80 million peasants, herders and indigenous hunter-gatherers have been displaced by large-scale hydro, and many of them are fighting back. Click above to read this feature article in the Manchester Guardian about one such struggle.

In Brazil, the Movimento dos Atingidos por Barragens (Movement of People Affected by Dams), based in Sao Paolo, is active on the legal and public relations front  to defend communities that have been displaced, or are threatened, by hydro-electric projects. Click above to visit their website. At the top of the main page, you can click on the UK flag icon to consult information in English.

You can also read the following newspaper accounts of Alliance Romaine’s activities:

Alliance Romaine en recherche d’alliés sur la Côte-Nord Le  Nord-Est, September 21, 2011 (in French)

Nord-Est, July 16, 2010 (French)

Nord-Cotier, July 14, 2010 (French)

Dammed if you do Montreal Mirror, July 1, 2010

The Meaford Independent, March 2

Québec 89, February 27th (French)

McGill Daily, February 13th

Journal Le Nord-Côtier, June 23rd (French)

Le Nord-Est, October 15th (French)

Montreal Gazette, September 28th

Montreal Mirror, September 24th

Métro Montréal, September 9th (French)

Journal le Nord-Côtier, September 2nd (French)

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