Why does illegal logging means death for tribespeople in Ecuador?

In the battle for precious forest resources, sometimes illegal loggers will stop at nothing to carry on logging:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/7245308.stm

Chico Mendez became famous for his efforts to protect the Amazon from logging. It cost him his life:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chico_Mendes

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