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The global movement for #TribalPeoples. We're fighting for tribes, for nature, for all humanity. #DecolonizeConservation #UncontactedTribes #StopBrazilsGenocide
Sep 22 7 tweets 5 min read
The €50,000 KfW Bernhard Grzimek Prize for #conservation will be presented today in Frankfurt.

But should Bernhard #Grzimek really be celebrated as a role model? 🤔

1/ Following his civil service career in Nazi Germany as a member of the SA (Nazi Stormtroopers), Grzimek became a director of a zoo & an animal rights activist.

Jul 12 4 tweets 3 min read
.@ShankarAnoushka is standing with the #Indigenous people of #India. They’re fighting devastating coal mining that’ll:

😵 Destroy thousands of Adivasi (Indigenous) people’s lives
🌳 Obliterate vast swathes of their forest home
⚒️ Dig up millions of tonnes of coal

1/3 Until these mines are cancelled and their rights recognized, their fight goes on.

Will you stand with them to #SaveHasdeo?

Sep 9, 2021 6 tweets 6 min read
In case you missed it, last week was the #OurLandOurNature alternative congress, which finished on Friday with a #protest in Marseille, France, where we were joined by a number of other orgs including @xrFrance, @amisdelaterre & @yfcmarseille.

1/6 Despite the torrential rain ⛈️ the turn out was big, showing how strong the resistance is towards the false solutions to tackle #ClimateChange being proposed at the #IUCNcongress.

Sep 8, 2021 5 tweets 4 min read
#OnThisDay in 1906, #OtaBenga was put on display with the monkeys at the @BronxZoo. The zoo is owned by @TheWCS. Ota Benga committed suicide 10 years later.

1/5 The WCS President Cristian Samper has apologized for the treatment of Ota Benga & the extreme #racism of the organization's founders – only 115 years too late. He challenged the WCS to “do better” and to “never look away whenever and wherever injustice occurs.”

May 13, 2021 9 tweets 8 min read
For months, we’ve been reporting alongside Yanomami and Ye’kwana organizations that the invasion of Yanomami lands is getting dramatically worse. #indigenous #humanrights #news

1/9 There are 20,000 illegal miners within the Yanomami’s territory in the #Amazon, who are poisoning rivers with mercury and attacking #indigenous people - as the terrible images of the past few days demonstrate:

Feb 15, 2021 7 tweets 4 min read
⚠️#Uncontacted tribe in danger ⚠️

On the Brazil-Peru border, a group of indig ppl have approached a Manchineri village, in the Mamoadate Indig Territory in BR. The Manchineri say the group are members of the uncontacted Mashco Piro tribe.

🏹 Take action:… As in many such cases, it could be that the #uncontacted Indians are fleeing the pressure of invaders on their land.