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India: Tribes Threatened by Conservation Plan Protest

Friday, 16 March 2018, 9:30 am | Survival International

Hundreds of Baiga people from the area that inspired Kipling’s The Jungle Book are rallying to oppose the authorities’ attempts to evict them from the forests that they have lived in and managed since time immemorial. More >>

Survival Launches Global Boycott of India's Tiger Reserves

Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 9:36 am | Survival International

Survival International has launched a worldwide tourist boycott of India’s tiger reserves until the rights of tribal peoples living within them are fully restored and respected. More >>

End in sight for India's notorious human safaris

Monday, 18 September 2017, 4:20 pm | Survival International

End in sight for India's notorious human safaris September 18, 2017 Notorious “human safaris” in India’s Andaman Islands may soon stop, after the authorities announced that a new sea route around the islands will soon open. More >>

Amazon Indians Plead for Global Assistance after “Massacre”

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 10:17 am | Survival International

September 13, 2017 - Brazilian Indians have appealed for global assistance to prevent further killings after the reported massacre of uncontacted tribespeople, and have denounced the government cuts that left their territories unprotected. More >>

Historic ruling set to decide future of Brazilian tribes

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 1:17 pm | Survival International

Brazil’s Supreme Court will next week deliver a historic judgement on tribal territories which could strike the greatest blow to indigenous land rights since the country’s military dictatorship. The judgement will be delivered on Wednesday 16th August. ... More >>

OECD opens investigation into WWF in world first

Friday, 6 January 2017, 3:17 pm | Survival International

In an unprecedented move, a member of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has agreed to investigate a complaint that the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has funded human rights abuses in Cameroon , beginning a process ... More >>

Brazil: Outrage as Indians’ homes bulldozed

Saturday, 9 July 2016, 8:13 pm | Survival International

A video showing a tribal community’s homes being bulldozed , condemning families to live by the side of a major highway, has caused outrage in Brazil. More >>

COP 21: Tribal people on front line on climate change

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 10:03 am | Survival International

The COP 21 summit to be held in Paris from the end of the month has so far declined to give a voice to the indigenous peoples most directly threatened by ecological catastrophe. This omission comes despite clear evidence that tribal peoples are the ... More >>

Survival announces winners of photographic competition

Friday, 9 October 2015, 9:56 am | Survival International

This beautiful image of the Bajau in Malaysia is the winning entry of Survival's annual photography competition, and features on the cover of Survival's 2016 calendar. © Soh Yew Kiat / Survival International More >>

Brazilian Indians kidnapped by ranchers

Saturday, 19 September 2015, 10:52 am | Survival International

Members of one of Brazil’s most persecuted tribes have been kidnapped by the ranchers who occupy their land, who have also attacked their community and forced women and children to flee. More >>

Celebrities call for a new conservation

Thursday, 10 September 2015, 8:59 am | Survival International

In a letter published today in the UK's "i" newspaper (part of The Independent), world-renowned celebrities have called for a new approach to conservation, one that respects tribal peoples’ rights. More >>

Conservation’s links to eugenics exposed

Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 8:03 am | Survival International

On the 99th anniversary of the U.S. National Park Service today, August 25, Survival International , the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights, exposes the dark legacy of the U.S. conservation movement that led to the eviction of thousands of ... More >>

Communications technology gives remote tribes a voice

Tuesday, 11 August 2015, 7:51 am | Survival International

Survival International , the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights, has launched a unique project to bring the latest communications technology to some of the world’s most remote tribal communities. More >>

Peru to initiate dialogue with uncontacted tribe

Friday, 31 July 2015, 8:08 am | Survival International

The Peruvian government has announced plans to initiate dialogue with a group of uncontacted Mashco-Piro Indians who have been put at great risk by sporadic contact with outsiders. More >>

Brazil: Gunmen set fire to Indian community

Saturday, 27 June 2015, 10:55 am | Survival International

Initial reports indicated that a one year old baby had burned to death when the gunmen torched the Indians’ houses on June 24, but this has not subsequently been confirmed. More >>

Venezuelan tribes protest against violent mining gangs

Friday, 19 June 2015, 9:03 am | Survival International

Venezuelan Indians blocked the landing strip of Canaima National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in protest at illegal miners destroying their lives and lands. More >>

‘Deadly’ trans-Amazon railway sparks fear among tribes

Tuesday, 16 June 2015, 9:46 pm | Survival International

A controversial mega-project to build a transcontinental railway from the Atlantic to the Pacific has caused outrage among indigenous people and Survival International , the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights. More >>

Survival International attacks Science editorial

Sunday, 7 June 2015, 1:20 pm | Survival International

Anthropologists have been attacked for endorsing contact with highly vulnerable uncontacted tribes, which they deem 'not viable in the long term.' More >>

Health disaster strikes recently contacted Indians in Brazil

Friday, 17 April 2015, 2:31 pm | Survival International

An Indian woman from Earth’s most threatened tribe is fighting for her life after being contacted in Brazil’s north-eastern Amazon rainforest. More >>

One year on: WWF fails to act against abuse of ‘Pygmies'

Friday, 3 April 2015, 10:36 am | Survival International

Baka 'Pygmies' have faced harassment, beatings and torture by anti-poaching squads supported and funded by WWF. Conservation giant World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has failed to take action against the abuse of Baka “Pygmies” and their neighbors ... More >>



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