Special focus: Political ecologies of extractive industries and indigenous peoples

A new series of commentaries (blogs and photo-essays) addresses the political ecology of extractive industries as they intersect with indigenous communities.

Mining, power and the limits of public consultation in Bolivia’s mining sector by Tom Perreault

Blog entry and photostory: “From Enron to Evo: Pipeline Politics, Global Environmentalism, and Indigenous Rights in Bolivia” by Derrick Hindery

Transparency and its Other – Studying the Oil Industry by Anna Zalik

Struggles to keep fossil fuels in the ground in Ecuador: Mitigating the Global Challenges to the Good Life by Pamela Martin

Photostory: Fracking exploration and grassroots resistance in Canada by Tarsh Turner and Adrian Nel


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