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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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
New images of remote Brazil tribe
The group appears to be healthy and thriving
New pictures have been released of an isolated tribe
living in rainforest
on the Brazil-Peru border.
Brazil monitors many such tribe
s from ...
ON A scrubby hillside in southern Uganda sit waist-high mounds of grass and twigs. They are the huts of Twa pygmies, the oldest residents of the Great Lakes region. Until recently they inhabited the nearby Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, but around ...
Imagine you're in one of the remotest parts of the Amazon rainforest
and suddenly you come across members of an uncontacted tribe
. What should you do? The experts say, "Turn around. At all costs, make no attempt at contact."Repsol YPF, ...
In James Cameron's newest film Avatar an alien tribe
on a distant planet fights to save their forest home from human invaders bent on mining the planet. The mining company has brought in ex-marines for 'security' and will stop at nothing, not ...
Torrential rain has washed away the blood where the family fell under a hail of wooden spears. But memories of what happened this summer are still fresh in the minds of those who live and work here.At first the security guard inside the ...
Ecuador's Yasuni National Park is full of wealth: it is one of the richest places on earth in terms of biodiversity; it is home to the indigenous
Waorani people, as well as several uncontacted tribe
s; and the park's forest and soil provides a ...
A federal prosecutor in Peru filed murder charges against two police generals and 15 other officers over the deaths of indigenous
protesters at a roadblock in June, reports the Associated Press. The Indians were protesting new rules that would ...
Despite violent protests by indigenous
groups over plans to expand oil and gas exploration in the Peru's Amazon rainforest
, energy investments in the South American country are expected to increase to $1.5 billion in both 2009 and 2010, reports ...
Stand on the muddy riverbank at Copal Urco just before dawn and it is easy to see why the Amazon breeds legends. The vast river swishes past, almost invisible in the gloom. Insect and animal noises seep from the dense blackness of the forest. The ...
Rainforest conservation policies are reducing the rate of deforestation in
the Peruvian Amazon, but roads are unquestionably the drivers of change, new
satellite data reveal.
Although Brazil's Amazon forests draw the most ...