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Tribal people and small farmers in the Philippine province of Palawan have called for a halt to the expansion of oil palm plantations which destroy the forests they rely on to survive.
Humanity is facing a dilemma. Climate change is making it difficult for the poorest people to feed themselves and the scientific evidence is suggesting that it will only get worse in the coming decades.
New figures predict that current rates of lending could lead to debts becoming unsustainable in many impoverished countries over the next decade.
A new report from Survival International reveals hundreds of cases of beatings, arrests and abuses of Kalahari Bushmen at the hands of wildlife officers and police.
The Archbishop of Canterbury and the President of the Methodist Conference hosted an Ecumenical Day of Reflection on Mining at Lambeth Palace on 7 October.
The UN General Assembly has opened its 69th annual session with its new President declaring it a historic opportunity to formulate a transformative development agenda
Ka’apor Indians in the Amazon rainforest have formed an indigenous 'army' to combat illegal invasions of their land, following the government’s failure to protect their territory.
Protesters will today (12 September) take action to mark the opening of London Fashion week with the message “Don’t mention the garment workers”.
Four Ashéninka Indian leaders, renowned for their work against illegal logging in the Amazon, have been murdered near their home in eastern Peru.
A vulnerable uncontacted tribe in Peru’s southeast Amazon has been contacted by a missionary, raising fears that the Indians have contracted diseases which could wipe them out.