New Internationalist

Articles by David Hill

Amazon community ‘grants asylum’ to critics of Correa’s government

Ecuadorian journalist Fernando Villavicencio speaks to David Hill about why he has sought refuge among indigenous group Sarayaku.

  • May 12, 2014
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Indigenous organizations to sue Peru over Amazon gas project

David Hill reports on the legal move to protect isolated indigenous peoples at risk of ‘extermination’ by the country’s biggest ever hydrocarbons project.

  • January 1, 2013
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British connection to Amazon atrocities

David Hill says the centenary of the Putumayo massacre is a reminder of why ‘progress’ gets such a bad name.

  • October 22, 2012
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Once contacted, never conquered: heroes of the Amazon

A journalist, an expedition and the Arrow People add up to a life-changing read for David Hill.

  • July 11, 2012
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Doesn’t David Hockney see the irony?

The landscape-loving artist’s latest exhibition is sponsored by BNP Paribas, whose money is destroying environments around the world, says David Hill.

  • March 22, 2012
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In the pay of Big Oil, so don’t trust the ‘evidence’

Environmental consultancy Daimi was paid by oil company Perenco to find out if there are uncontacted indigenous groups in the remote Peruvian Amazon. David Hill offers 10 reasons not to believe the report’s claims that a 200-kilometre pipeline will adversely effect no-one.

  • September 30, 2011
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Peru wipes 'uncontacted' tribes off the map

The isolated Indian tribes of the Napo-Tigre region no longer exist, according to the government’s cartographers. They couldn’t be more cynically wrong, writes David Hill.

  • June 22, 2011
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Safe from ConocoPhillips... but what about the missionaries?

Public outcry about the risk to two uncontacted indigenous groups has caused the oil giant to pull out of a remote area of the Peruvian Amazon. But a certain Christian missionary may not be so easy to repel.

  • May 26, 2011
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