Less than a week ago it was reported that several gold miners in Brazil are now under investigation by federal prosecutors for the massacre of 10 people from an uncontacted indigenous community deep in the Amazon rainforest. The men reportedly bragged about having murdered them and cut up their bodies before disposing them in a […]

The Paraguayan government has recently given Brazilian cattle ranching company Yaguarete Porá S.A. permission to move ahead with bulldozing a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in the country’s tropical forests. While the UNESCO reserve itself is important for the sake of preserving ever-shrinking tropical forests and maintaining biological diversity, it is also the home of the uncontacted […]