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Indonesia's Forest Communities Victims of 'Legal Land Grabs'
World  (tags: palmoil, rainforests, indigenous rights, land grabs, world, politics, news, world, politics, news, society, violence )

Cal
- 404 days ago - ipsnews.net
Indonesia's rainforests are facing "legal land grabs", allege NGOs. Its ancient communities are finding that their ancestral lands are slipping into the hands of foreign companies for oil palm cultivation, as demand for the product grows in Europe, India
PERU: Proof of Uncontacted Indians Is Serious Blow to Oil Giant
World  (tags: illegal logging, deforestation, Brazil, uncontacted tribes, native rights, rainforests, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, Peru, habitat, ecosystems, wildlife )

Cal
- 501 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Many of the local Matsés Indians believe the uncontacted Indians are related to their tribe. They strongly reject Pacific Rubiales' work in the proposed reserve.
ACTION ALERT: Save Indigenous Peoples - Tribes and Campaigns
World  (tags: ACTION ALERT: Sign letter, Campaign, Human rights, Indigenous peoples, tribes, culture, conservation, disease, rainforests, survival, Africa, Amazon, Brazil, India, Peru, world )

Rosemary
- 1220 days ago - survivalinternational.org
This action alert from Survival International asks human beings on our planet to save Indigenous Tribal peoples at risk for extinction due to diseases, logging and lack of protection. Please click on every tribe and simply sign your name for each tribe.
Sign Petition: Tell Peru to Protect Indigenous Rights & Save The Amazon
World  (tags: world, violence, amazon, rainforests, indigenous, peoples, protesters, ecology, environment, ecosystems, globalwarming, conservation, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, protection, government, corruption, oil, gas, money, business, corporate, greed )

Tom
- 2023 days ago - change.org
Indigenous peoples have peacefully protested for two months demanding their lawful say in decrees that will contribute to the devastation of the Amazon's ecology and peoples, and be disastrous for the global climate. Pres. Garcia responded with violence.
Catholic Bishop Blasts Brazil on Amazon Destruction
World  (tags: world, environment, deforestation, rainforests )

Cal
- 2513 days ago - enn.com
A senior Roman Catholic bishop criticized Brazil's government on Wednesday for energy and agriculture policies that he said were destroying the Amazon forest and threatening the livelihood of local populations.
   

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