Four indigenous leaders of the Alto Tamaya-Saweto Native Community in Peru were killed by bullets while traveling into the forest going to the Apiwtxa village, in Brazil, on the border of the two countries.
Frustrated by the government’s lack of action to keep illegal loggers out of the Alto Turiacu Indian territory, local warriors from several tribes have taken it upon themselves to find logging camps, destroy equipment, and drive out the unwelcome intruders.
On June 29 last an isolated indigenous people made first contact with Ashaninka indigenous ethnic and Funai servers in the state of Acre, Brazil’s border with Peru.
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.
Stanford has unveiled new software that will be able to understand how outside influences can affect the sustainability of Indigenous people in the Amazon.
The federal court rejected the prosecutor’s request to suspend construction, and did the same for a request for compensation to indigenous from Volta Grande do Xingu.
Series of photos by Taylor Weidman show what life is like for people who live around the construction site of the Belo Monte dam in Brazil.
Story will map the BNDES increased investment in infrastructure projects in the region.
With preservation, number of pirarucus grows back in the lakes of the people Paumari, in the Amazon, and first controlled fishing is a success. Projeto de pesca sustentável começa a dar resultados | Create infographics
Indigenous want support to produce and avoid invasions.