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Newly Released Video Shows Tranquil Villages That Would Be Flooded if Marañón Dams Are Built

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Waterkeeper Alliance and Marañón Waterkeeper released a video that takes viewers to tranquil villages on the floor of Peru’s remote Marañón Canyon, telling the story of how thousands of farmers and villagers’ homes would be flooded if planned dams are built. 

A related petition Marañón Waterkeeper and Waterkeeper Alliance released in September asking Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra to save the Marañón Canyon and protect its people has so far garnered more than 4,000 signatures.

The planned Veracruz and Chadin II dams would block a portion of the upper-middle Marañón, flooding a 320 kilometer (198 mile) stretch of river. The projects have faced intense local opposition from villagers and farmers who would be displaced if the dams are built.

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