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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 >>

Survival launches worldwide tribal photography contest

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 2:44 pm | Survival International

Following the success of its first-ever photography competition, Survival International – the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights – is proud to announce its second worldwide photography contest . More >>

‘Bushmen aren’t forever’ as Kalahari diamonds go on sale

Saturday, 14 February 2015, 10:58 am | Survival International

These maps shows mining concessions on Bushman land inside the Central Kalahari Game Reserve in 2014. More >>

Survival slams conservation for violating tribal rights

Friday, 6 February 2015, 1:43 pm | Survival International

Stephen Corry, Director of Survival International , the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights, has slammed conservation for failing to achieve its stated objectives, partly because it routinely violates tribal peoples’ rights. More >>

Uncontacted Amazon Indians ‘surrounded by loggers’

Saturday, 24 January 2015, 12:16 pm | Survival International

Three isolated Awá Indians have made contact with a settled Awá community in Brazil’s north-eastern Amazon rainforest. More >>

Tribespeople illegally evicted from tiger reserve

Thursday, 15 January 2015, 10:02 am | Survival International

Tribal peoples like the Baiga are the best conservationists. But they face eviction from their ancestral homelands in the name of tiger conservation More >>

‘Before They Pass Away’ slammed as ‘patronizing’

Thursday, 8 January 2015, 7:50 am | Survival International

Renowned photographer Timothy Allen has joined tribal people around the world in condemning Jimmy Nelson’s work “Before They Pass Away”, which is due to open at the Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery in New York in February 2015. More >>

 

 

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