World Rainforest Movement

Living on the run: devastation of the Ayoreos’ lives and land at the hands of livestock farmers

Posted on Aug 10, 2015

Indigenous Ayoreo protesting against inaction of the Government on illegal deforestation. © GAT Paraguay is currently the location of a...

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Paraguay: Transgenic soy and human rights violations. After the coup comes consolidation of the real power of transnational companies

Posted on Sep 4, 2014

The rapid expansion of monocultures of transgenic soy in Paraguay – 95 per cent of which are covered by Monsanto patents – has left in...

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An Ayoreo poem

Posted on Oct 2, 2013

Photo: The spirit came in the form of a crow; it carried me up and said to me: “Look at Eami tonight. You...

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Posted on Oct 25, 2012

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Paraguay: Report on the Ayoreo People by IWGIA

Posted on Jun 29, 2010

The International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) has issued a report on the indigenous Ayoreo people in Paraguay and the...

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Paraguay: Deforestation violates human rights of indigenous peoples living in voluntary isolation

Posted on Dec 30, 2009

The situation of the Ayoreo people of the Chaco region of Paraguay serves as an excellent illustration of the fact that forest conservation...

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The Case of the Ayoreo

Posted on Nov 26, 2009

Unión de Nativos Ayoreo de Paraguay, Iniciativa Amotocodie, Informe IWGIA 4 This publication is aimed at demarcating the territory of the...

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Paraguay: Peasants can better confront eucalyptus advancing on their lands thanks to the experience of their Brazilian peers

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

The Paraguayan Federation of Wood Industries (Federación Paraguaya de Madereros – FEPAMA) is talking of “collaborating with the...

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Paraguay: Action to protect Indigenous Peoples in voluntary isolation cannot be delayed

Posted on Jan 30, 2009

The Ayoreo Indigenous People are one of an estimated 100 uncontacted tribes around the world and the only uncontacted people in South...

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Paraguay: Forced contact brought illness and death to indigenous man

Posted on May 27, 2008

Parojnai was his name. He was from the Ayoreo-Totobiegosode indigenous people who inhabit the Chaco forest stretching from Paraguay to...

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Paraguay: Civil society in defence of the Concepcion forests

Posted on Jul 12, 2002

Paraguay covers an area of 406,752 km2 . The Paraguay river divides the country into two well differentiated bio-regions: the Eastern...

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Paraguay: network created to monitor plantations

Posted on Jun 25, 1999

Given that both deforestation and the expansion of tree monocultures are negative processes affecting people and the environment in...

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