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Global Protests As Brazil’s Supreme Court Set To Begin Landmark Indigenous Rights Ruling

Thursday, 26 August 2021, 6:16 am | Survival International

APIB have held a vigil outside the Supreme Court, which is due to restart voting on the Time Limit Trick , a proposal put forward by the agribusiness sector claiming that indigenous peoples only have the right to territory that they were physically ... More >>

UN Special Rapporteur Has Critisized Conservation Efforts Days Before IUCN Congress

Wednesday, 25 August 2021, 6:09 am | Survival International

“Conservation as usual” comes under fire from UN expert ahead of world conservation summit As conservationists and global leaders prepare to meet in Marseille, France, for the IUCN’s World Conservation Congress from September 3-11, the UN’s Special ... More >>

Brazil: Only Contacted Member Of Threatened Tribe Denounces Impending Genocide

Friday, 13 August 2021, 5:06 am | Survival International

Piripkura men Baita and Tamandua, photographed during an encounter with a FUNAI unit. The two men, who are uncle and nephew, have had sporadic interactions with the local FUNAI team, but returned to live in the forest. © Bruno Jorge The only ... More >>

First International Counter-conference On Conservation Will Denounce “World’s Biggest Land Grab”

Thursday, 8 July 2021, 5:45 am | Survival International

The world’s first major international congress on decolonizing conservation, “Our Land, Our Nature” , will take place in Marseille, France, on September 2 2021, immediately before the IUCN World Conservation Congress in the same city. At this ... More >>

Revealed: Bolsonaro’s Plan To Wipe Out “the World’s Most Vulnerable Uncontacted Tribes”

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 5:22 am | Survival International

Tamandua and Baita, two Piripkura men who are among the last survivors of their people. Their territory is shielded by the Land Protection Orders, but at imminent risk of being overrun by loggers and landgrabbers. © Bruno Jorge The Brazilian government ... More >>

Brazil: European Colonial History Exposed In Landmark Court Case

Friday, 7 May 2021, 6:02 am | Survival International

Indigenous protest, Brazil April 2018. "By painting the streets red, we’re showing how much blood has already been shed in the struggle to protect indigenous territories" – Sônia Guajajara, a spokeswoman for APIB (Brazilian indigenous ... More >>

Survival International Launches Campaign To Stop “30x30” – “the Biggest Land Grab In History”

Friday, 23 April 2021, 5:24 am | Survival International

22 APRIL - Plan to “protect” 30% of Earth by 2030 will be disastrous for people and planet - 300 million people could lose their land The 30x30 plan will be the biggest land grab in history. Still from Survival's new campaign video. © Survival ... More >>

Brazilian Supreme Court Takes Crucial Step Towards Recognizing Indigenous Rights

Saturday, 10 April 2021, 5:19 pm | Survival International

Tito Vilhalva, one of the leaders of the Guyra Roka community. © Sarah Shenker/Survival A small community of Brazilian Indians has won a land rights case at Brazil’s Supreme Court that could have major repercussions for indigenous people across the country. ... More >>

Honey-collecting Tribe Launches Indefinite Protest Against Forced Evictions In India

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 6:18 am | Survival International

Shanti, from the Jenu Kuruba tribe, protests with her people outside the Nagarhole National Park, India. © Survival Hundreds of Jenu Kuruba people have launched an indefinite protest outside the Nagarhole National Park, India, to demand that the ... More >>

Unique Photo Exhibition Will Highlight Yanomami’s Plight

Thursday, 11 March 2021, 6:59 am | Survival International

A Yanomami shaman. The spirit world is a fundamental part of Yanomami life. © Claudia Andujar/Survival “Claudia Andujar: The Yanomami Struggle”  The Barbican, London, June 17 - August 29 2021 An exhibition of the extraordinary work of Brazilian ... More >>

WWF Releases Report On Its Human Rights Abuses

Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 9:04 am | Survival International

Today, WWF has released a report it commissioned on its human rights abuses in the Congo Basin, India and Nepal. It “did not seek to determine… whether the alleged abuses… occurred.” Its focus was, “that WWF knew about the alleged abuses by ... More >>

Unique Event: Indigenous Voices Heard For First Time In EU Debate On Conservation

Wednesday, 18 November 2020, 6:08 am | Survival International

These Khadia men were thrown off their land after it was turned into a tiger reserve. They lived for months under plastic sheets. Millions more face this fate if the 30% plan goes ahead. © Survival For the first time, indigenous people and activists ... More >>

Revealed: Uncontacted Tribes’ Territories Burning As Amazon Fires Spread

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 6:39 am | Survival International

The survival of several uncontacted tribes is now at risk after fires were set inside their territories. Activists have described this year’s Amazon fires, and President Bolsonaro’s war on indigenous peoples, as “the gravest threat to the survival ... More >>

Atrocities Prompt US Authorities To Halt Funding To WWF, WCS, In Major Blow To Conservation Industry

Saturday, 3 October 2020, 8:35 am | Survival International

© Fiore Longo/Survival The US government has halted more than $12 million of funding to WWF, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and other conservation NGOs in a major blow to the conservation industry. The move follows a bipartisan US investigation ... More >>

'Resilience And Pride': Survival Announces Winners Of 2021 Calendar Photo Competition

Wednesday, 23 September 2020, 7:24 am | Survival International

Cover of Survival’s Calendar 2021. Očeti Šakówiŋ, Standing Rock, USA, 2016 © Tomás Karmelo Amaya/Survival. Survival International , the global movement for tribal peoples, is delighted to announce the winning entries for its 2021 calendar ... More >>

Brazil: Renowned Expert Killed By Uncontacted Indians As Their Territory Is Invaded

Friday, 11 September 2020, 7:54 am | Survival International

Rieli Franciscato was coordinator of the FUNAI team protecting uncontacted Indians' land in Rondonia, including the Uru Eu Wau Wau territory. © Rieli Franciscato/Facebook. One of Brazil’s most renowned sertanistas, who worked tirelessly to defend uncontacted ... More >>

UN Plan To Protect 30% Of Planet By 2030 Could Displace Hundreds Of Millions, NGOs And Experts Warn

Thursday, 3 September 2020, 7:40 am | Survival International

These Khadia men were thrown off their land after it was turned into a tiger reserve. They lived for months under plastic sheets. Millions more face this fate if the 30% plan goes ahead. © Survival One hundred twenty eight environmental and human rights ... More >>

Covid–19 Hits Isolated Tribe In The Andaman Islands, India

Thursday, 27 August 2020, 7:32 am | Survival International

Boa Sr, the last speaker of one of the Great Andamanese languages. She died in January 2010. © Alok Das/Survival At least five members of the Great Andamanese tribe in India’s Andaman Islands are reported to have tested positive for Covid-19. Two ... More >>

Fears For Uncontacted Tribe In Brazilian Amazon

Wednesday, 19 August 2020, 7:15 am | Survival International

Uncontacted Indians spotted from a Brazilian government research plane above the Amazon in the state of Acre near the Peruvian border, May 2008. © G. Miranda/FUNAI/Survival A group of around 10 uncontacted tribal people is reported to have entered an indigenous ... More >>

Killed For Gathering Snails In National Park: Indigenous Man Beaten To Death By Soldiers

Friday, 31 July 2020, 6:33 am | Survival International

Others have houses burnt down by park rangers Raj Kumar Chepang © Rajes Ghimire, Kantipur Daily News A Chepang indigenous man in Nepal has reportedly been killed by soldiers after collecting snails in Chitwan National Park. Park authorities and ... More >>