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Treehugger.com on James Cameron's Fight Against the Belo Monte Dam

As many supporters of Amazon Watch know by now, Avatar director and powerhouse filmmaker James Cameron has joined forces with us on a critical campaign in Brazil.

Treehugger.com takes a look at Cameron's work today:

Now he's involved in a fight against the proposed building of the Belo Monte Dam on the Xingu River in the Brazilian Amazon. While the Brazilian government has decided to go ahead with building the dam, the fight is not over: Amazon Watch is circulating a petition against the dam. And Cameron is pitching in, releasing a short video titled "A Message From Pandora," in which he pleads the case of the thousands of indigenous inhabitants who will be displaced by the dam.

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