An isolated indigenous tribe in the Amazon Rainforest has made its first contact with mainstream society, according to the Brazilian government’s Indian affairs department, FUNAI.
June 24, 2014
Amazon tribal chiefs highlight the environmental situation in the Brazilian rainforest and speak of their discomfort at the money being spent on the World Cup in Brazil.
July 29, 2014
A ruptured pipeline that spilled tens of thousands of gallons of crude oil into the Marañón River in late June is fueling concerns about potential health impacts for a small indigenous community, reports Environmental Health News.
August 12, 2014
The Munduruku community says that if the Brazilian government moves ahead with its plan to build several dams near the Tapajós River in the Amazon, its group will disappear.