Murder In The Rainforest

Murder In The Rainforest

Indigenous Leader Killed Protecting Forests By Alexander Zaitchik At the latest climate change talks, indigenous tribes showed again that they’re frontline allies in the fight against deforestation and global warming. So why aren’t we protecting them?...
Murder In The Rainforest

Tribes Forced From Amazon Forests

Indigenous Communities Protect Forests By Harriet Alexander, The Telegraph A second group of Amazonian Indians who have never before had contact with the outside world have emerged near the border with Brazil and Peru, heightening fears that...
Indonesia Ignores Indigenous Land Rights

Indonesia Ignores Indigenous Land Rights

Rainforest Critical To Cultures, Biodiversity Indigenous rights groups are circulating a petition asking the Indonesian government to immediately implement a court ruling that would take management of million of hectares of customary forest out of the hands...
Indonesia Ignores Indigenous Land Rights

Sacred Forests Belong To Tribes

Indigenous Land Rights Save Forests In 1999 a new law was brought into effect in Indonesia which saw vast swathes of forest taken into state ownership. That law was overruled yesterday by the Constitutional Court and following its judicial review, the land ownership...
Ecuador Court Protects Indigenous Land Rights

Forest Rights and Forest Conservation

Indigenous Groups Conserve Forests The first time I heard about Charlie Taylor was the day he died. A friend rang to say that ranchers had attacked a group of Mayangna Indians in a forest near Musawas in Nicaragua, killing one of the Indians and injuring several...