We took theses fictures while searching for hawk eagles in the slopes of Serra Geral in Santa Catarina. This area is owned by Bunge anda Yara which plan to explore a phosphate mine. Crested Eagles (Morphnus guianensis), Black Hawk Eagles (Spizaetus tyrannus), Ornate Hawk Eagles are regularly seen in the area. Harpy Eagle (Hapya harpyja) was recorded nearby no long ago and might still live in the region. Associação Montanha Viva holds a legal action against the Bunge and Yara phosphate mine project and needs support from abroad.
This area in Rio do Pinheiro is where Bunge and Yara plan to flood with water from phosphate processing
Another angle from the same area
BUNGE AND YARA PLAN TO CUT DOWN ALL THIS ATLANTIC RAINFOREST AND FLOODED WITH A LAKE WITH CONTAMINATED WATER
ANOTHER PICTURE OF THE AREA
PHOSPHATE MINING IS PLANNED TO BE SET BEHIND THIS HOUSE IN THE SLOPES WHICH ARE EROSION AND LANDSLIDING PRONE ACCORDING TO COMITE DE BACIAS STUDY
It is stricking that Bunge and Yara which advertize themselves as sustenable world liders are planning to explore phosphate in the headwaters of Braço do Norte River, which supplies high quality water to more tham 200 thousands people inte the valley. Legal action by Montanha Viva is still stopping such environmental crime by Bunge and Yara. We need support from everybody. Join our campaing against Bunge and Yara phosphate mining plans.