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Amazon Guardians respond to killing of Paulo Paulino

Saturday, 16 November 2019, 12:49 pm | Survival International

We’ve lost a great warrior in our fight. They murdered our friend, our brother, our tireless companion in the defence of the forest, Paulo Paulino “Lobo” Guajajara. More >>

Indian government scraps "dangerous" forest law after outcry

Saturday, 16 November 2019, 12:30 pm | Survival International

The Indian government has scrapped a plan to militarize its forests and open them up for commercial exploitation, after a national and international outcry. More >>

Amazon Guardian killed, another shot, as loggers attack

Sunday, 3 November 2019, 11:49 am | Survival International

An indigenous Amazon Guardian has been shot dead, and another wounded, after they were ambushed by loggers. More >>

Brazilian experts warn of uncontacted tribes “genocide”

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 8:13 am | Survival International

Top Brazilian experts have released a damning statement warning “genocide is underway” against uncontacted tribes. The warning follows the sacking of Bruno Pereira, the head of the government department charged with the protection of uncontacted tribes’ ... More >>

Uncontacted tribes now threatened by Amazon fires

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 8:24 am | Survival International

The survival of uncontacted tribes in the Amazon is now at risk as some of their last forest refuges are being consumed by flames. More >>

Indigenous leaders denounce Amazon fire as terrifying plague

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 9:28 am | Survival International

Indigenous leaders across Brazil’s Amazon region have denounced the devastating fires as a “plague” and a ‘terror” that “makes our children sick and kills the animals.” More >>

Germany freezes WWF funding following human rights abuses

Friday, 26 July 2019, 8:28 am | Survival International

The German government has frozen funding to WWF following a series of investigations by Buzzfeed revealing that the charity funds, equips, and works directly with forces that have tortured, raped and killed people. More >>

WWF cover-up of rangers’ rapes, murder, revealed

Friday, 12 July 2019, 8:20 am | Survival International

- WWF-backed rangers gang-raped pregnant women, murdered one villager and tortured others in the Congo - WWF cut short an investigation into the atrocities, and tried to cover it up - The charity asked its partners to treat the findings in “a non-public ... More >>

WWF hit by THIRD major exposé of ranger abuses

Saturday, 1 June 2019, 1:11 pm | Survival International

A new investigation has uncovered further revelations of WWF-linked abuses of local people in the name of conservation. It’s the THIRD major exposé this year since Survival International drew attention to the organization’s funding of an illegal ... More >>

Survival responds to latest Buzzfeed - WWF Revelations

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 9:27 am | Survival International

Just one day after WWF announced an “investigation” into revelations that the guards it funds have tortured and killed people, Buzzfeed has revealed that WWF commissioned an investigation into similar reports four years ago – and then covered up the ... More >>

Bolsonaro "declares war" on Brazil's indigenous people

Saturday, 5 January 2019, 11:41 am | Survival International

Jair Bolsonaro has started his Presidency in the worst possible way for the indigenous peoples of Brazil. Taking responsibility for indigenous land demarcation away from FUNAI, the Indian affairs department, and giving it to the Agriculture Ministry is ... More >>

“Botswana elephant massacre” story now proven false

Saturday, 22 September 2018, 3:11 am | Survival International

An investigation by Botswana authorities has established conclusively that the widely circulated report of a “poaching massacre” of 87 elephants is false. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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