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Green guerrillas : environmental conflicts and initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean ; a reader

Green guerrillas : environmental conflicts and initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean ; a reader

Author: Helen Collinson
Publisher: Montreal ; New York : Black Rose Books, ©1997.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Green guerrillas.
Montreal; New York : Black Rose Books, ©1997
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Collinson
ISBN: 155164066X 9781551640662 1551640678 9781551640679
OCLC Number: 36553453
Description: 250 pages ; 21 cm
Introduction / Helen Collinson --
The crisis and the movement: continental perspectives --
Capitalism and ecological crisis: legacy of the 1980s / Elizabeth Dore --
Social pressure for environmental reform in Latin America / David Kaimowitz --
Indigenous communities and their environments --
Native peoples and sustainable development / Al Gedicks --
The land of our ancestor's bones: Wichi people's struggle in the Argentine Chaco / Aidan Rankin --
How sustainable were pre-Columbian civilizations? / Elizabeth Dore --
Debating indigenous agricultural development: Indian organizations in the central Andes of Ecuador / Anthony Bebbington --
Oil, lawlessness, and indigenous struggles in Ecuador's Oriente / Judith Kimerling --
Colombia's Pacific plan: indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities challenge the developers / Lucy Alexander --
Fight for the forest --
Amazonian Indians and peasants: coping in the age of development / Stephen Nugent --
Did Chico Mendes die in vain? Brazilian rubber tappers in the 1990s / Anthony Hall --
Fruit farming in the Brazilian Amazon: a sustainable alternative / Catherine Matheson --
Pioneer women and the destruction of the rainforests / Janet Townsend --
Can ecotourism save Ecuador's threatened cloud forests? / James Fair --
Modernization: environmental costs and popular responses --
New harvests, old problems: the challenges facing Latin America's agro-export boom / Lori Ann Thrupp --
The price of a perfect flower: environmental destruction and health hazards in the Colombian flower industry / Sarah Stewart --
David vs. Goliath: fishermen conflicts with mariculturalists in Honduras / Denise Stanley --
Confronting Haiti's environmental crisis: a tale of two visions / Charles Arthur --
The greening of Cuba / Peter Rosset --
Puerto Rico's energy fix / Marianne Meyn --
Green crime, green redemption: the environment and ecotourism in the Caribbean / Polly Pattullo --
Where will all the garbage go? Tourism, politics, and the environment in Barbados / Hilary McD Beckles --
Urban ecowarriors: environmental conflicts and initiatives in Latin American cities --
Enlightened cities: the urban environment in Latin America / Julio Davila --
San Salvador: the city versus the forest / Nick Caistor --
Colombia's independent recyclers' union: a model for urban waste management / Margarita Pacheco --
Santo Domingo: an alternative city plan / Jorge Cela --
Curitiba: towards sustainable urban development / Jonas Rabinovitch.
Other Titles: Environmental conflicts and initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean
Responsibility: edited by Helen Collinson.


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