'7 Billion Actions' For 7 Billion People

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World Population surpasses 7 billionBy Ernest Corea*
IDN-InDepth NewsAnalysis

WASHINGTON DC (IDN) - Baby 7,000,000,000 (Baby 7B) entered the world on Oct. 31, without being told ahead that (s)he would be a member of the human family which confronts great possibilities as well as dangerous pitfalls, almost side-by-side.

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Last Nomadic Tribe in the Amazon Faces Extinction

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Last Nomadic Tribe in the Amazon Faces ExtinctionBy Daniela Estrada
IDN-InDepth NewsReport

SAN FRANCISCO (IDN) - The movement for tribal peoples, Survival International, has raised the alarm that an outbreak of respiratory disease has struck one of the Amazon's last nomadic tribes – whose numbers have already been decimated by flu and malaria.

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