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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).
Amnesty has called on the Peruvian government to revoke its decision to expel a British Catholic activist who has been defending the rights of Indigenous people.
A reserve for uncontacted indigenous people in the remote Peruvian Amazon has been made off-limits to oil and gas companies after international campaigning.