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Brazil’s Plan: Deforestation Zero by 2030

Home to the vast Amazon, Brazil has reduced its deforestation rate by more than ...

These Brazilian Indians Just Wish They Would Be Left Alone

Two uncontacted Indians from the Amazon have completed an extraordinary journey back to their ...

Brazilian Indians Avoid Amazon Dam, But There Are Other Threats

As the Rio Olympics get underway, Brazil has blocked the construction of a controversial ...

Brazil Scolds American Scientists for Calling for Forced Contact with Amazon Indians

The Brazilian government’s Indigenous Affairs Department (FUNAI) has severely criticized the authors of a ...

Brazil’s Munduruku Indians Start a Movement to Save an Amazon Tributary

Greenpeace has joined forces with an Indigenous Amazonian community in an unofficial demarcation of ...

Worried with Their Survival Brazilian Indians Blockade Railroad in the Amazon

Members of Brazil’s Awá tribe have blockaded a railroad owned by Vale mining company ...

World Decides to Halt All Deforestation by 2030. Brazil Refuses to Join In

More than 30 countries set the first-ever deadline on Tuesday to end deforestation by ...

An Amazon Indian Portrait Wins Survival’s Photo Competition

Survival International, the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights, announced the 12 winning entries ...

Missionaries Trying to Clothe Naked Amazon Indians Are Bringing Them Disease

A highly vulnerable uncontacted tribe in the Amazon has been contacted by a missionary, ...

Activists Urge Brazil to Stop Killing of Amazon Dolphins

Activists from the Friends of the Manatee Association (Ampa) have placed a 12-meter-tall inflatable ...