Peru Cracks Down on Illegal Loggers in Amazonian Tribe's Reserve

Peru Cracks Down on Illegal Loggers in Amazonian TribeAn illegal logging operation inside an isolated Amazonian tribe's reserve in Peru has been dismantled and 15 people arrested, the government said on Thursday, the first such crackdown since it toughened sanctions on the practice.

Bold Moves Block Tapajós Mega-dam and Uphold Indigenous Rights, for Now

Bold Moves Block Tapajós Mega-dam and Uphold Indigenous Rights, for NowIn the shadow of last week's contentious vote to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's indigenous agency FUNAI and environmental agency IBAMA made unexpected, decisive rulings in defense of indigenous rights and ecological protection in the Amazon.

Finally! A Victory for Indigenous Resistance

Finally! A Victory for Indigenous ResistanceFinally a victory in Brazil for Indigenous resistance as the mega-dam project in the country's Amazon basin which would have flooded an area the size of New York City and displaced Indigenous communities has been suspended, a measure that has been welcomed by land rights campaigners.

Paris Agreement 1.5 C Climate Limit Denounced by Indigenous as the Red Line to Catastrophe

Paris Agreement 1.5 C Climate Limit Denounced by Indigenous as the Red Line to CatastropheAn alliance of indigenous and global and U.S. grassroots leaders commemorated Earth Day by denouncing the historic Paris Agreement for its silence on fossil fuel.

Traditional Birth: Indigenous Doula Program Includes Ceremony for Expectant Mothers

Traditional Birth: Indigenous Doula Program Includes Ceremony for Expectant MothersA new initiative aims to return the miracle of birth back to women and communities. The Manitoba Indigenous Doula Initiative will train students to support pregnant Indigenous women with traditional beliefs and ceremonies.