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Nature and Society Workshop Panel 2- The Amazon Fires, Livelihoods, and the State

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Nature and Society Workshop Panel 2- The Amazon Fires, Livelihoods, and the State

Chair: Jamie Gagliano (TBC). Syracuse University

Pachamama Burning: The Politics of Fire in the Bolivian Amazon. Andrea Marston, Rutgers University

Traditional Land Uses and Ecotourism in the Colombian Amazon: A Critical Socio-Environmental Issue for Communities and Rainforest Conservation. Andrés Urcuqui,  SUNY ESF

Drivers of destruction: What lies behind deforestation and environmental degradation in Peruvian Amazon? Mirella Prettell. Syracuse University

Fires and Indigenous Livelihoods: Political Ecology Approach to Intercultural Engagement in the Bolivian Amazon. Moory Romero, SUNY ESF

What’s old is new again: Amazon deforestation and the cycles of political ecology. Tom Perreault. Syracuse University

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This is an annual workshop, this year sponsored by the Geography Department of the Maxwell School of Syracuse University.  Other universities joining the workshop include: Clark University, Cornell University, State University of New York- Environmental Science and Forestry, Rutgers University, Temple University, and West Virginia University.  

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