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A young Brazilian Indian leader was assaulted on 2 June by four armed men, despite being under the care of a government protection programme since witnessing the murder of his father-in-law.
The reindeer-herding Komi-Izhemtsi people in western Siberia have rejected the takeover of their land for oil exploration and drilling by Russian oil-giant LUKOIL.
French energy giant GDF Suez has been accused of endangering Amazon Indians’ lives, including those of highly vulnerable uncontacted tribes.
Following a campaign to save Earth’s most threatened tribe, the Brazilian government has announced that all invaders have now been removed from Awá indigenous territory.
Survival International has warned that uncontacted Indians have been abandoned after drug smugglers and loggers overran a government post monitoring the territory.
Brazilian state oil company Petrobras has started exploring for oil and gas in one of the most isolated parts of the Amazon, endangering several isolated Indian tribes.
Survival International has launched a one-year countdown timer to end ‘human safaris’ to the vulnerable Jarawa tribe on India’s Andamans Islands.
Loud protests at an anti-poaching conference in London today highlighted the devastating impact of a hunting ban on Africa’s last hunting Bushmen in Botswana.
A Brazilian rancher has rebuffed the Ayoreo’s plea to stop destroying their forest, the last refuge of their uncontacted relatives.
A Guarani Indian teenager has been run over and killed by a truck on a road which passes by her community’s ancestral land, in central-western Brazil.