Amazon

April 15, 2022
Gerard Coffey

A conversation with author Japhy Wilson about his recent book examining Rafael Correa’s plans for the Amazon during his time as president of Ecuador.

December 23, 2021
Claudia Horn

Para uma ocupação do MST, o ataque acelerado à Amazônia sob o governo Bolsonaro intensificou a constante ameaça de desapropriação.

May 19, 2021
Marcos Colón

Henry Ford’s 20th century rubber plantation and company town pioneered a model of destructive forest industrialization still in full force in Brazil’s Amazon.

August 12, 2020
Santiago Navarro F

The U.S. government and private sector have contributed to fighting the coronavirus in the Amazon. Their intentions for the region concern local advocates.

July 16, 2020
Alex Diamond

Kristina Lyons' new book documents soil and farming in the Colombian Amazon. It is a powerful critique of capitalist agriculture and a rich account of alternative practices.

June 1, 2020
Ana Watson and Conny Davidsen

As Peru deploys its Covid-19 response, Amazonian territories—and their Indigenous residents—are left behind. 

January 24, 2020
Jacquelyn Kovarik

Peru’s January 2020 congressional elections represent the fall of the Fujimori party and the unraveling of widespread nepotism and corruption. What does it mean for the Peruvian Amazon?

December 5, 2019
Eve Bratman

Record fires in Brazil’s Amazon this year marked a political protest led by ranchers who, already empowered under Bolsonaro’s government, are keen to push the government to fully embrace a dictatorship-era extractive doctrine. 

August 30, 2019
Laurence Blair

Extractivist governments are stoking destruction in the Amazon and beyond. International alliances and Indigenous technologies can help protect the biome and support its 30 million inhabitants.

January 15, 2019
Erika Robb Larkins and Bryan Pitts

The election of neo-fascist Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil has consolidated a rapprochement between the Americas’ two largest countries, with President Trump eager to befriend him.

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