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El Dorado in the Amazon: A Deluded German and Three Dead Bodies (TEXT and PHOTOS)
World  (tags: Amazon, Indian Tribe, German born, El Dorado, crime, death, society, interesting, violence )

CarrieSIC
- 133 days ago - spiegel.de
A German man claims to be an Indian chief in the Amazon rainforest. His tales of El Dorado even impressed Steven Spielberg and Jacques Cousteau. His tales would be harmless if there were three unsolved deaths connected to his fantasy world.
Ecuador's Isolated Indigenous Peoples Need Protection ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, indigenous people, Ecuador, Amazon, conflict, humanrights, ecosystems, environment, habitat )

Nancy
- 494 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Please lend your support to human rights activists and anthropologists and their open letter with 16 recommendations for the Ecuadorian government.
TAKE ACTION: DEMAND A STOP TO THE BELO MONTE DAM
World  (tags: HumanRights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', amazon, rainforest, sustainability, world )

Beverly
- 566 days ago - change.org
Please sign James' petition!!! We can stop this, we can save the Amazon, the people, the animals. We can stop greed from ruining our world. Take A Stand...
Defend Indigenous People and the Amazon ACTION LINK
World  (tags: humanrights, indigenous people, Ecuador, Amazon )

Nancy
- 625 days ago - care2.com
The government of Ecuador plans to auction off oil development rights within nearly ten million acres of primary forest and indigenous land that has been inhabited for centuries, including all of Sarayaku territory.
Defend Indigenous People and the Amazon ACTION
World  (tags: Sarayaku, chevron, Amazon, Ecuador, big oil, law, Texaco, drilling waste, indigenous, humanrights, world, crime, illness, health )

Nancy
- 757 days ago - amazonwatch.org
The government of Ecuador plans to auction off oil development rights within nearly ten million acres of primary forest and indigenous land that has been inhabited for centuries, including all of Sarayaku territory.
Judge Halts Rail Project Close to Earth's Most Threatened Tribe
World  (tags: Amazon, Brazil, President Dilma, destruction, ecosystems, Vale, mining, awa tribewildlife, habitatdestruction )

Nancy
- 837 days ago - survivalinternational.org
In a major setback for mining giant Vale, the ruling demands an immediate freeze on expansion work along the Carajás railway, and sets a daily penalty of US$25,000 for any breach.
GOOD NEWS! Judge Halts Rail Project Close to Earth's Most Threatened Tribe
World  (tags: native rights, Amazon, development, world, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, ethics, government )

Cal
- 842 days ago - survivalinternational.org
A judge has ordered Brazil's largest mining company to suspend plans to double a controversial railway track, which would have put the livelihoods of Earth's most threatened tribe in jeopardy.
Train Terror as Mining Giant Endangers Earth's Most Threatened Tribe
World  (tags: native rights, Amazon, development, world, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, ethics, government )

Cal
- 845 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Plans by a giant mining company to expand a controversial railway line that has already opened up parts of Brazil's Amazon to invaders, are now putting Earth's most threatened tribe in direct danger
Amidst Broken Promises, Indigenous Authorities Detain Belo Monte Dam Engineers
World  (tags: human rights, Belo Monte Dam, world, indigenous people, Vale Corp, Amazon, environment, habitatdestruction, ecosystems )

Nancy
- 850 days ago - internationalrivers.org
Three engineers employed by Norte Energia, S.A. (NESA), the company building the Belo Monte Dam on Brazil's Xingu River, were detained Tuesday by Juruna and Arara tribal authorities in the remote village of Muratu after the company failed to live up to...
Demand Cancellation of the Belo Monte Dam Construction License! ACTION
World  (tags: human rights, Belo Monte Dam, world, indigenous people, Vale Corp, Amazon, environment, habitatdestruction, ecosystems )

Nancy
- 862 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
The indigenous peoples of the Xingu River basin continue to fight for their survival, as their right to free, prior, and informed consent around construction of the Belo Monte Dam continues to be systematically violated.
Stop the Belo Monte Monster Dam ACTIONS
World  (tags: Brazil, human rights, Belo Monte Dam, world, indigenous people, Vale Corp, Amazon, environment, habitatdestruction, ecosystems )

Nancy
- 862 days ago - amazonwatch.org
Please explore all of the actions at the Amazon Watch site. Thank You.
'Dalai Lama of the Rainforest' Appeals for Rio+20 to Save World's Most Threatened Tribe
World  (tags: world, politics, Rio+20 Confrence, native rights, land rights, development, Amazon, humanrights, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, freedoms, government, society )

Cal
- 883 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Speaking ahead of the UN conference, internationally renowned Indian leader Davi Kopenawa Yanomami said properly protecting the Awá tribe's land rights was the only way to guarantee their survival.
Chief Raoni and the Kayapo Under Attack! ACTION
World  (tags: Amazon, Brazil, Chief Raoni, Kayapo, indigenous people, conflict, human rights )

Nancy
- 1012 days ago - amazonwatch.org
A shocking crisis unfolded last week on the Kapot Nhinore ancestral territories of the Kayapo people in the Xingu River Basin in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso - the birthplace of legendary Kayapo Chief Raoni. Please take action today to stop this...
Amazon Indians Confirm Logging Invasion Near Uncontacted Tribes
World  (tags: world, politics, society, indigenous peoples rights, native rights, development, Amazon, government, conflict, freedoms, humanrights )

Cal
- 1159 days ago - survivalinternational.org
A recent expedition in the Amazon has confirmed that illegal logging in Peru is continuing 'at full steam, and spilling over into Brazilian territory'.
BRAZIL: New Signs Indicate Uncontacted Amazon Indians at Risk
World  (tags: world, Amazon, Brazil, uncontacted tribes, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, politics, society )

Cal
- 1177 days ago - survivalinternational.org
A recent expedition in the western Brazilian Amazon has found new signs of uncontacted Indians, indicating that they are moving to different parts of the forest.
 

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