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AMAZON WATCH � Conservation Efforts Are Still Violating Indigenous Rights

31.8.16

AMAZON WATCH � Conservation Efforts Are Still Violating Indigenous Rights: It's clear this isn't just a problem of the past. A devastating Guardian article details "the tribes paying the brutal price of conservation." According to journalist John Vidal, "An increasingly vocal group of campaigners, academics and environmentalists...claim that indigenous peoples are being appallingly treated and abused, all in the name of a conservation philosophy that carries a heavy human cost. In order to make room for wildlife, tourism and industry, governments are using conservation as a pretext to drive the world's most endangered peoples away from the lands and animals they have lived with for generations."


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