Techno-Savvy Rainforest Tribe

Instead of bows and arrows, Brazil's Surui people are using the Internet, GPS and Google Earth to stop the destruction of rainforest, reports Juliane von Mittelstaedt

Instead of bows and arrows, the Surui people from the Brazilian rainforest are using the Internet, GPS and Google Earth to stop the destruction of their homeland, reports Juliane von Mittelstaedt. "The Surui will be soon be one of the first indigenous peoples that will be paid by the world to preserve its forest. They are being advised by investment bankers, lawyers, and managers. But the decisions will be all their own, taken at a gathering of 1,300 native Indios... But because it is an experiment, the outcome is uncertain -- for both the Surui and the rest of the world."

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