.Brazilian indigenous men pose for a picture at a door of a tent during the XII Games of the Indigenous People in Cuiaba. Forty-eight Brazilian Indigenous tribes will present their cultural rituals and compete in traditional sports such as archery, running with logs and canoeing during the XII Games of Indigenous People, which run until November 16. Picture: REUTERS
Belo Monte Dam. The Brazilian government is currently constructing what would be the world’s third-largest hydroelectric project on one of the Amazon’s major tributaries, the Xingu River. More info: http://www.survivalinternational.org/about/belo-monte-dam http://lab.org.uk/brazil-social-movements-reject-belo-monte
Save the Last Remnants of Critically Imperiled Forest Brazil's Atlantic Forest is one of the most threatened ecosystems in the world. Less than eight percent of the original forest remains, and its rare plants and animals are facing annihilation. Ask the Brazilian government to stop the destruction and begin significant reforestation efforts in order to preserve this exceptional ecosystem.