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Uncontacted Tribes

Does Peru Care More About Parks Than People?

David Hill | Posted 09.07.2013 | World
David Hill

Does Peru care more about parks than people? If SERNANP endorses Pluspetrol's expansion deeper into the KNNR, the answer could be yes.

Peru Set to Ignore UN Plea to Suspend Amazon Gas Expansion

David Hill | Posted 09.02.2013 | World
David Hill

The Camisea gas project, as it is known, is superimposed over a supposedly "intangible" reserve established to protect the land, rights and lives of indigenous peoples living in "voluntary isolation" and "initial contact" who could be decimated by any kind of contact.

207 Kilometer Oil Pipeline Through Peru's Amazon Is Delayed

David Hill | Posted 08.04.2012 | Green
David Hill

Construction of an oil pipeline running for approximately 207 kilometers through one of the most remote, biodiverse parts of the Peruvian Amazon has been delayed.

Illegal U.S. Timber Imports Endanger Peru's 'Uncontacted' Tribes, Says Report

David Hill | Posted 06.17.2012 | World
David Hill

According to the report, at least 22 companies in the U.S. imported millions of dollars of illegal mahogany and cedar between January 2008 and May 2010.

Oil Company's Plans for 'Uncontacted' Tribe's Land

David Hill | Posted 05.30.2012 | World
David Hill

On March 17, the Peruvian newspaper La Region published an article about an Anglo-French oil company, Perenco, and its plans to pump oil in an area kn...

One Book Peru's Presidents Really Must Read

David Hill | Posted 05.21.2012 | Books
David Hill

There's a wonderful moment in The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazon's Last Uncontacted Tribes when the author, Scott Wallace, finds himself staring at a path apparently made by indigenous people living without any contact with outsiders.

Who Writes Fox News Headlines?

David Hill | Posted 04.09.2012 | Media
David Hill

Fox News Latino ran a story on 31 January headlined "Uncontacted Peruvian Tribe Attacks Eco Tourists," in response to the release of photos of a group...

Incredible New Photos Of One Of The World's Last Uncontacted Tribes

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Newly released images of uncontacted Brazilian Indians reveal a thriving world that may soon be destroyed. The photos were taken by Brazil's Indian Af...