Eco News

Tribe deals fatal blow to Vedanta mine

India’s Dongria Kondh tribe has overwhelmingly rejected plans by notorious British mining giant Vedanta Resources for an open-pit bauxite mine in their sacred Niyamgiri Hills, in an unprecedented triumph for tribal rights. … [Read more...]

Desperate call to evict loggers

Earth’s most threatened tribe has sent an urgent appeal to Brazil’s government to evict invaders from their forest, as Brazil soccer fans lend their support for the tribe. … [Read more...]

Destruction of hiding tribes forest

One of Spain’s richest men has been implicated in the illegal bulldozing of a South American forest where the last uncontacted Indians outside the Amazon are hiding, following a recent raid by Paraguayan officials. … [Read more...]

Violence engulfs Kenyan tribe

A Kenyan tribe living near the area famous for its links to Prince William and Kate Middleton’s engagement has been engulfed by violence after wildlife charities arranged to buy their land. Kenya’s Laikipia district has been part of the traditional territory of the Samburu tribe for centuries until two US-based … [Read more...]

Brutal attack on endangered tribe

A man from one of the world’s most endangered tribes has been attacked and seriously wounded trying to stop intruders hunting his tribe’s game. The police are treating the attack as attempted murder. Three men have been arrested over the incident. The man, named Alomole and from the Jarawa tr GlobalBuzz - … [Read more...]