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Trouble in Paradise: Globalization and Environmental Crises in Latin America

By: J Timmons Roberts and Nikki Demetria Thanos


Paperback | Dec 2003 | #141436 | ISBN: 0415929806
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Hardback | Dec 2003 | #141434 | ISBN: 0415929792
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Explains such issues as oil spills, lax NAFTA driven ecological standards, endangered indigenous cultures and the destruction of the rainforests.

Fast-paced, complex, challenging and important. Their analysis of the broad scale of loss and biological decline occurring in the Amazon basin, and the factors driving it, are as stunning as any I've read..


1. The Scene, Its Problems and Roots 2. Pollution Havens on the US/Mexico Border? NAFTA, Free Trade and the Environment 3. Green Revolutions, Deforestation and New Ideas 4. Hazards of an Urban Continent 5. Bio-splendor, Devastation and Competing Visions in the Amazon 6. Indigenous Peoples, Development Megaprojects and Internet Resistance (with Leo B. Gorman) 7. Building a Global Civil Society: Living What We Know

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