The Amazon is the world’s largest rainforest and a critical line of defense against climate change. But it’s been steadily deforested since the 1970s, with nearly 20 percent of its land area wiped out. This year, pervasive forest fires destroyed…
By Amna Nawaz, Mike Fritz
Over 98 percent of Brazil's indigenous lands lie within the Amazon.
By Leo Correa, Mario Lobao, Anna Jean Kaiser, Associated Press
Newly installed President Jair Bolsonaro issued executive orders on Brazil's indigenous groups, descendants of slaves and the LGBT community in the first hours of his administration.
By Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press
For a period between the 1960s and 1980s, a Canadian government program forcibly separated indigenous children from their families and put them up for adoption around the world. In a bid to address that injustice, Canada on Friday agreed to…
By PBS NewsHour
Two separate investigations are now underway reviewing Morton County’s response to the anti-pipeline protests over allegations of human rights abuses.
By Ryan Connelly Holmes
Cleveland's historic appearance in the World Series is bringing lots of attention to its controversial logo that critics say is racist.
From Guatemalan soil, scientists unearth signs of genocide…
In Guatemala, investigators using forensic science have compelling evidence that thousands of innocent indigenous Ixil Mayans were the target of extermination in the 1980s. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien reports on how murder, politics and science intersect in the genocide trial…
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