Can “uncontacted” tribes be protected?

Many areas of the world still contain indigenous populations who live in isolation from “modern” societies. These people often suffer when they are forced to adapt to modern lifestyles. Many die when they are exposed to diseases which they have no resistance to. So how can we protect them?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/7435272.stm

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2008/05/080530-uncontacted-tribes-photo.html?email=inside_20080605

Archeologists have found that many areas of the Amazon thought never to have been inhabited were once home to complex societies:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/7586860.stm

In one psrt of the Brazilian Amazon, a tribe has won its case against farmers who threatened to damage the reservation they live on, but it may only be a temporary reprieve:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/7774895.stm#map

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