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“As long as there is one of us standing, there will be a fight to protect the forests”

Blog by Jess Miller | April 19, 2013

zoom Today, Brazil celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day. However, on a day that is supposed to celebrate their ancestors, culture and stories, many of Indigenous Peoples are instead fighting for their lands and their rights. According to a survey...

Russian Indigenous communities clean up Rusvietpetro’s oil spill as company does nothing

Blog by Laura Kenyon | June 5, 2013

On May 26, oil began flowing down the Kolva River through Komi Indigenous land in Northern Russia. For a week now the oil has been coating the river and building up on the banks, with no reaction from Rusvietpetro, the … Continue reading →

Review: Searching for the Amazon's last tribes in "The Unconquered" by Scott Wallace

Blog by Daniel Brindis | October 18, 2011 1 comment

It’s hard to believe that even in 2011, after over 500 years of colonization and generations of new technologies that there still exist uncontacted groups of indigenous people have been able to preserver and maintain their lifestyles.

Ancient Traditions, Modern Politics & the Future of Forests in Cancun

Blog by Rolf Skar | December 9, 2010

The tangled jungle had grown up and over the pyramid so thoroughly, I didn’t see it until I was standing at its base.  Looking up its steep slopes, I was overcome with a sense of history both human and natural.  How long ago was this ...

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