Amazon Rainforest: Social and Environmental Dimensions of a Crucial World Region

Jeremy Campbell

The world’s largest and most biodiverse tropical rainforest, Amazonia has come under increasing threat in recent years. Understanding what’s at stake for the global climate requires an appreciation for the complex entanglements of landscape, culture, and politics in the region. Solutions to the environmental crises of deforestation, land degradation, fire, and climate change lie in multilateral cooperation which privileges the perspectives and practices of Amazonia’s Indigenous peoples.

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