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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 >>

Tribal leader targeted for resisting eviction

Saturday, 28 March 2015, 11:23 am | Survival International

A tribal leader in one of India’s tiger reserves is fearing for his safety after a wildlife official urged his community to beat him and drive him out for defending their right to remain on their land. More >>

Tribes call on world leaders to recognize right to hunt

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 6:37 pm | Survival International

Indigenous organizations and thousands of people from around the world have called on delegates attending a major conference on the illegal wildlife trade to recognize tribal peoples’ right to hunt for their survival. More >>

World Wildlife Day: Tribespeople denounce persecution

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 1:15 pm | Survival International

To mark World Wildlife Day on Tuesday, Survival International , the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights, exposes abuses faced by tribal peoples in the name of wildlife “conservation.” More >>

Legal analysis finds tribal peoples persecuted unjustly

Sunday, 1 March 2015, 11:07 am | Survival International

British human rights lawyer Gordon Bennett has issued a damning legal analysis of the negative impacts of wildlife law enforcement on tribal peoples in Botswana, Cameroon and India during a symposium organized by the International Union for the Conservation ... More >>

Conservation’s devastating impact on tribal peoples

Saturday, 28 February 2015, 11:32 am | Survival International

British human rights lawyer Gordon Bennett, a Bushman spokesperson and a Survival International campaigner will host a press conference in Johannesburg to expose the persecution of tribal peoples in the name of “conservation.” More >>



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