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The Yaquerana River in the Amazon
rainforest marks the border between Peru and Brazil, but to the Matsés tribe, who live on both ...
Survival International supporters will protest outside Peruvian embassies and consulates around the world on April 23rd to call for an end to the deadly expansion of the Camisea gas project in Peru`s Amazon
rainforest, which puts the lives of ...
Indians from Peru and Brazil have joined together to stop a Canadian oil company destroying their land and threatening the lives of uncontacted
Hundreds of Matsés Indians gathered on the border of Peru and Brazil last ...
While they were growing up in their remote community deep in the Ecuadorean Amazon
, Blanca Tapuy and her sister Innes were inseparable.
As children, they would play together while their parents hunted monkeys and tapir with blowpipes and ...
The Argentine gas giant Pluspetrol has publicly backtracked on plans to expand the notorious Camisea gas project in southeast Peru into one of the most biodiverse places on earth, following a shock exposure this week by The Guardian newspaper and ...
Pluspetrol, an Argentine oil and gas company, is eyeing a UNESCO World Heritage site in the Amazon
rainforest for gas production, according to documents seen by the Guardian. Manu National Park in eastern Peru is considered one of the most ...
The Brazilian government is to launch a four-year tree census of the Amazon
to improve understanding of the impacts of deforestation, climate change and conservation efforts.
The study will also help to assess the potential value of the ...
2012 was another year of mixed news for the world's tropical forests. This is a look at some of the most significant tropical rainforest-related news stories for 2012.
There were many other important stories in 2012 and some were ...
An update to one of the most comprehensive maps of the Amazon
basin shows that forest cover across the world's largest rainforest declined by about six percent between 2000 and 2010. But the map also reveals hopeful signs that recognition of ...
Two of the world's last uncontacted
tribes are under threat from oil exploration deep into the heart of the Amazon
forest in Ecuador, according to conservationists, who say this may indirectly add to the pressure on wildlife.
The Tagaeri ...
Indigenous leaders from all over South America are making their way by foot, canoe and eventually on buses to be part of the Kari-Oca Caravan to Rio de Janeiro, to talk to world leaders at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, ...
For generations, the Awa lived far from the rest of humanity, picking fruit, hunting pigs and monkeys and following the seasons' rhythms in their patch of the lush Brazilian Amazon
rainforest.Then the rest of the world found the Awa. ...
Secret plans reveal Peru is actively pursuing new gas reserves inside protected tribal land, a flagrant violation of laws that prevent such projects.
The Nahua-Nanti Reserve in southeast Peru is known for its uncontacted Amazon
As Brazil braces for president Dilma Rousseff`s forthcoming decision on whether to sign or veto recent legislation that would alter the country`s Forest Code, rights groups are decrying a surge in illegal land grabs that is wrecking environmental ...
The company hoping to exploit the oil deposits slated to transform Peru’s economy has been declared to be endangering the lives of indigenous people living in "voluntary isolation" by the country’s indigenous affairs department ...
Concern is rising for the welfare of uncontacted
natives in the Brazilian Amazon
after armed marauders stormed the area where they were last documented. Last week men with rifles and machine guns, believed to be drug traffickers from Peru, ...
In 2007, Ecuador floated an unprecedented proposal: it would leave a fifth of its oil reserves – 846m barrels of crude – underground for the health of the planet if, in return, the international community stumped up $350bn (£217bn), half its ...
A Murunahua man, contacted by loggers in 1995. Half his people died after initial contact.
The survival of the uncontacted
tribe whose images caused a worldwide sensation in February is in jeopardy, after Peruvian government plans to ...
Crossed spears have been found in northern Peru – a warning to outsiders to stay awayUS oil giant ConocoPhillips has announced it is pulling out of the controversial oil block 39 in the northern Peruvian Amazon
.The decision comes ...
The Native Federation of the Río Madre de Dios and Tributaries (FENAMAD) issued a statement protesting that the state company PeruPetro has demarcated three new oil exploration blocs in Peru's southern Amazon
region of Madre de Dios. The new ...
ConocoPhillips withdraws from oil exploitation in uncontacted
indigenous territoryA portion of Block 67 which runs up against the border of Ecuador as viewed by Google Earth.
ConocoPhillips has announced it is withdrawing from its ...
Indigenous group claims Ecuadorian government complicit in 'genocide'
Ecuador's paramount indigenous organization has filed a legal complaint against the government, including President Rafael Correa, for allegedly participating in ...
tribes from the Amazon
Rain Forest exist along the Peru-Brazil border. Finally, a video by Jose Carlos Meirelles shows proof of their existence. Perhaps now the South American governments will do more to prevent illegal logging to ...
Members of the “uncontacted” Amazon
tribe in western Brazil near the Peruvian border.
Brazilian officials have released new aerial photographs of a highly isolated tribe living deep in the Amazon
rainforest in a bid to draw attention to ...
An indigenous rights group this week released stunning new photos of a supposedly isolated Amazon
ian tribe, saying illegal loggers operating near Brazil’s remote eastern border with Peru are threatening their survival.
The photos show ...