05 June 2015
Vol 348, Issue 6239

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COVER The Awá people of the Brazilian Amazon. Some of the Awá have recently contacted the outside world, and such contacts with isolated tribes are on the rise. Anthropologists say that these emerging tribes are threatened by common Western diseases and exploitative outsiders and may face a dangerous future without protection. See pages 1061, 1072, and 1080.
Photo: Domenico Pugliese/Survival International