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Indians, Satellites, Helicopters, Machine Guns: All Is Fair in the War to Defend the Amazon

When George Porto joined Brazil’s environment agency 13 years ago, the country didn’t have ...

Brazilian Indians on an European Tour to Denounce Human Rights Abuses

A group of Indigenous leaders from Brazil began, this Monday, a three-week tour of ...

Brazil Indians Dying from Extreme Poverty and for Lack of Food, Water

Brazil’s National Food Security and Nutrition (CONSEA) submitted recommendations to several federal and state ...

Uncontacted Indians Lives Threatened by Amazon Fires in Brazil

Forest fires are raging in an indigenous territory on the edge of the Brazilian ...

Brazil Scraps a Dam in the Amazon. There Are Dozens of Others in the Works Though

After the environmental permitting for the São Luiz do Tapajós, Pará, hydropower dam project ...

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 Ranchers Kill and Wound Indians to Terrorize Them and Take Their Land

A group of gunmen has attacked a tribal community in southern Brazil, killing one ...

A Campaign to Save Brazilian Indians from Genocide

Survival International, a human rights organization that fights for tribal peoples, has launched a ...