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Venezuelan Indians have blocked the landing strip of Canaima National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in protest at illegal miners destroying their lives and lands.
An Indian woman from Earth’s most threatened tribe is fighting for her life after being contacted in Brazil’s north-eastern Amazon rainforest.
Two Amazon Indian leaders have completed a unique trip to Europe, where they urged the global population to “stop destroying the Earth’s lungs”.
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.
Highly vulnerable uncontacted Indians who recently emerged in the Brazil-Peru border region have said that they were fleeing violent attacks in Peru.
Survival International, the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights, has written to the president of Peru, urging him to protect the lands of uncontacted tribes from illegal logging and drug trafficking.
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.
Plans for hydro-electric dam on the land of two unique tribes in Guyana would lead to the destruction of a unique people and vast tracts of rainforest.
Survival International has held protests outside Peruvian embassies and consulates, calling for an end to expansion of the Camisea gas project in Peru’s Amazon rainforest.
The United Nations has demanded an immediate halt to expansion of a gas project in the Peruvian Amazon, over concerns of the risk to lives of uncontacted Indians.