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An uncontacted tribe has been photographed from the air in an area of the Colombian Amazon increasingly invaded by illegal gold-miners and loggers in recent years.
An Amazonian tribe’s fishing ritual has been recognised by UNESCO as one of humanity’s priceless treasures
A 200km oil pipeline in the Amazon has been given the go-ahead, amidst claims of an alleged "cover-up" of evidence that uncontacted Indians live in the area.
Survival International has warned on the eve of World Health Day that uncontacted tribes face massive population loss if their land is not protected.
In a historic court ruling, US oil company Chevron has been fined $8.6 billion for polluting a huge area of the Ecuadorian Amazon.
A leader of the Nukak people from the Colombian Amazon has made a desperate appeal for his people’s survival before the country’s top human rights committee.
Catholic Bishop Erwin Kräutler has accepted the Right Livelihood Award, known as the “Alternative Nobel Prize”, for his work defending the rights of Brazilian tribes.
Peru’s latest Amazon auction has been challenged by indigenous groups after it emerged that they may not have been consulted before their land was sold.
Members of the tiny Awá tribe in the Brazilian Amazon will tomorrow begin a three-day protest in response to remarks by the local mayor’s office denying that the Awá exist.
Illegal mahogany loggers are causing environmental destruction and plundering uncontacted Indians’ land in the depths of the Peruvian Amazon, according to a new report by the Upper Amazon Conservancy (UAC).