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Extractivism in the Brazilian Amazon

Extractivism in the Brazilian Amazon

perspectives on regional development

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Published by UNESCO in Paris .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 87-88).

Statementedited by Miguel Clüsener-Godt and Ignacy Sachs.
SeriesMAB digest -- 18
ContributionsClüsener-Godt, M., Sachs, Ignacy., Unesco. Programme on Man and the Biosphere.
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p. :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17277617M

  Brazil, country of South America that occupies half the continent’s landmass. It is the fifth largest and fifth most-populous country in the world. Brazil contains most of the Amazon River basin, which has the world’s largest river system and the world’s most-extensive virgin rainforest.   4. O Filho Eterno by Cristovão Tezza. Another book that has already been translated to English, by the amazing Alison Entrekin, published by Scribe in And for very good reason: this book swept the award season in , taking home the Jabuti, the Portugal Telecom prize and the São Paulo can read an excerpt of it on Words Without Borders.

  In Brazil, growth in soy production has greatly accelerated the destruction of the Amazon rainforest, thus exacerbating this worrying trend which previously had been driven by the demand to. Riverboats offer another way to see the Amazon – chugging along the river, stopping for excursions, sleeping on board. The boats vary in creature comforts, from hammocks to deluxe berths, and trips typically last five to 10 days. Reliable operators include Amazon Eco Adventures, Lo Peix and Amazon Brazil Jungle Tours.

Editors' notes. Paperback reference: Acosta, Alberto () ‘Post-Extractivism: From Discourse to Practice—Reflections for Action ’ in Alternative Pathways to Sustainable Development: Lessons from Latin America, International Development Policy series No.9 (Geneva, Boston: Graduate Institute Publications, Brill-Nijhoff), pp. Order your copy on Brill-Nijhoff’s website. Book Description. Understanding ExtrACTIVISM surveys how contemporary resource extractive industry works and considers the responses it inspires in local citizens and rs cover a range of extractive industries operating around the world, including logging, hydroelectric dams, mining, and oil and natural gas extraction.


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Paris: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Extractivism in the Brazilian Amazon book M Clüsener-Godt; Ignacy Sachs.

Because extractivism dooms the Amazon rainforest, a biome central to any conceivable resolution to this crisis, a new Latin American left will have to reject it.

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Extractivism is the appropriation of huge volumes of natural resources or their intensive exploitation, most of them exported as raw materials to global markets. It seems to have gone unnoticed that by this definition the major extractivist in South America is Brazil.

This is not always recognized. When we talk of extractivism, we think firstly of mining and then it will be. D eep in the Yanomami indigenous reserve on the northern reaches of the Brazilian Amazon, the ruins of an illegal goldminers’ camp emerge after an hour in.

What is Extractivism. Definition of Extractivism: A term of growing use in Latin America academia and social movements to describe economic activities that remove of large amounts of a nation's natural commons for sale on the world market with little or no processing.

Extractivism has increasingly formed the base of Latin American economies under neoliberalism. Starting from IIRSA, the book uncovers a long history of resource extraction projects in South America that have deeply impacted the shape of the region’s cities and landscape.

From colonial times (e.g. the foundational myth of El Dorado), to nationalist industrial projects (e.g. Ciudad Guayana), to the present Triple Frontier project, the Reviews: 2.

panacea for the Amazon, leading to an 'extractive reserve without extractivism'. One of the best commercial examples of agroforestry systems in the Amazon is that managed by some two hundred Japanese-Brazilian colonizers in Tome­ A~u, which was a result of various trans­ formations that took place over more than.

The aim of this book is to analyse the current development scenario in the Amazon, using Terra Preta de Índio as a case study. To do so it is necessary to go back in time, both in the national and international sphere, through the second half of the last century to analyse its trajectory.

Vote for your favorite books about the Amazon rain forest and its surrounding ecosystems (including the Pantanal wetlands). Anthropological books about the tribes and peoples of the Amazon are also acceptable.

Feel free to also include works of fiction, as long as they are mainly focused on the Amazon. Extractivism is a mode of accumulation that started to be established on a massive scale years ago.3 The world economy – the capitalist system – began to be structured with the conquest and colonisation of the Americas, Africa and Asia.

This extractivist mode. As Eduardo Gudynas, credited with coining the term “neo-extractivism” points out, “this (the promotion of new extractive sectors) is the case with mining in Correa’s administration in Ecuador, the support of new iron and lithium mining in Bolivia, the strong state advocacy in promoting the growth of mining in Brazil and Argentina, and.

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