The Wampis is an indigenous group comprised of thousands of members whose ancestors have lived in the Amazon rainforest of northern Peru for centuries.
There is a land at the center of the Americas that is said to remain in the wild.
Brazil possesses vast tracts of public lands, especially in the Amazon, which exist in the public domain.
Protest in Bhubaneswar against alleged tinkering with Act
Jaipur: Rajasthan has lowest share in the country in granting land rights to the tribes under the Forest Rights Act. “Rajasthan has 3.10% of the country's forest cover.
However, the court said “the mighty and the undeserving” would be shown no mercy.
Asks States to file affidavits to show verification was fair
Bhopal: A day after Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia’s letter, chief minister Kamal Nath on Sunday constituted a ministerial sub-committee to examine the situation arising out of Supreme Court orde
Critical of Central government’s attitude; vows to resist eviction
Communities are ‘far behind’ in terms of human development, says survey of 1,000 households by Professor Amartya Sen’s institute
Last year in November, Ganeshwadi, a hamlet of Kolam tribals in Maharastra’s Yavatmal, was the first in the district to get water supply through tankers.
Forfeiting our commons
The Lancet’s Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition
President Obama's grand climate plan does not add up
Climate change can no longer be ignored
NGO demands withdrawal of Niyamgiri gram sabha notificatio